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)
  • 곽병민 (대전대학교 부속대전한방병원 침구과) ;
  • 홍권의 (대전대학교 부속대전한방병원 침구과)
  • Published : 2008.08.20

Abstract

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.