The Case Report of Chronic Ankle Sprain Improved with Hominis Placenta Pharmacopuncture Treatment

만성 족관절 염좌에 자하거 약침을 병행한 한방 치료로 호전된 2례 보고

  • Received : 2016.06.23
  • Accepted : 2016.07.04
  • Published : 2016.07.31


Objectives The purpose of this study is to investigate and report the effectiveness of Hominis Placenta pharmacopuncture treatment for chronic ankle sprain. Methods 2 patients are treated at Dept. of Korean Medicine, the Armed Forces Busan Hospital, diagnosed as thinning of anterior talofibular ligament (ATFL), suggestive of partial tear and anterior tibiofibular ligament partial tear. They are treated with Hominis Placenta pharmacopuncture. Each cases are measured and assessed by ankle hindfoot scale (AHS), visual analgue scale (VAS), cumberland ankle instability tool (CAIT) scores. Results 2 patients of chronic disease of ankle sprain have a different kind of diagnoses they have. After treatment of Hominis placenta pharmacopuncture, spontaneous pain is decreased and ankle instability, ankle functions are increased significantly. Conclusions Hominis placenta Pharmacopuncture has a effect on chronic ankle sprain.


Ankle sprain;Hominis Placenta;Pharmacopuncture


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