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Zhongguo Zhen Jiu. 2007 Nov;27(11):819-20.

[Observation on therapeutic effect of point pressure combined with massage on chronic fatigue syndrome].

[Article in Chinese]

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College of Acupuncture and Massage, Shanghai University of TCM, Shanghai 201203, China. yaofei@tuina.com.cn

Abstract

OBJECTIVE:

To search for an effective therapy for chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS).

METHODS:

Eighty-five cases of CFS were treated with massage and pressing of Back-shu points, combined with pressing acupoints on the head. The therapeutic effect was observed.

RESULTS:

After treatment of 3 courses, 26 cases were markedly effective, 52 cases were effective, and 7 cases were ineffective, with a total effective rate of 91.8% and a markedly effective rate of 30.6%.

CONCLUSION:

Pressing acupoints and massage can effectively improve clinical symptoms of the patient with chronic fatigue syndrome.

PMID:
18085145
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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