- Volume 25 Issue 4
Four Case of HIVD-Lumbar Spine Patient Treated with Acupotomy
침도침 시술을 통한 요추추간판탈출증 환자 4명의 증례보고
- Kwak, Byung-Min (Dept. of Acupuncture & Moxibustion, Oriental Medicine Hospital, Daejeon University) ;
- Hong, Kwon-Eui (Dept. of Acupuncture & Moxibustion, Oriental Medicine Hospital, Daejeon University)
- Published : 2008.08.20
Objectives : The purpose of this study is to report the effect of acupotomy for patients with Lumbar intervertebral disc Herniation. Methods : We treated Four patients who have HIVD of L-spine with acupotomy. Visual analog scores(VAS) and Oswestry Low-back pain Disabiliby Index(ODI) were compared before-treatment with after-tretment. When the patients is discharged, the satisfaction of acupotomy were graded by Five-point Likert scale. Results : VAS and ODI were decreased at all case. Likert scale point were cheked as grade 4 at all case. Conclusions : This study shows acupotomy has useful effect on HIVD of L-spine.