Send to:

Choose Destination
See comment in PubMed Commons below
Zhongguo Zhen Jiu. 2006 Jul;26(7):478-80.

[Observation on therapeutic effects of scraping therapy and warming acupuncture-moxibustion on 50 cases of fasciitis of back muscles].

[Article in Chinese]

Author information

  • 1Linyi Hospital of TCM, Shandong, China.



To search for the best method for treatment of fasciitis of back muscles.


One hundred cases of fasciitis of back muscles were randomly divided into two groups. The treatment group of 50 cases were treated with scraping and warming acupuncture and moxibustion at Fengmen (BL 12), Feishu (BL 13), Quyuan (SI 13), Bingfeng (SI 12), Jiafeng, local pressure pain points, and cord-like node; and the control group of 50 cases with simple acupuncture.


In the treatment group, 40 cases were cured and 10 cases improved with a total effective rate of 100.0%; in the control group, 26 cases were cured and 16 cases improved, 8 cases were ineffective with a total effective rate of 84.0%. The treatment group in improvement of pressure pain and pain was better than the control group, with scores significantly decreased (P < 0.01).


Scraping therapy and warming acup-moxibustion have obvious effect on fasciitis of back muscles, and it is a better therapy for this disease.

[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
PubMed Commons home

PubMed Commons

How to join PubMed Commons

    Supplemental Content

    Loading ...
    Write to the Help Desk