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J Tradit Chin Med. 2010 Mar;30(1):23-4.

Warm-needling plus Tuina relaxing for the treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome.

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Zhangjiagang First Municipal People's Hospital, Zhangjiagang, Jiangsu 215600, China.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE:

To probe into quick and effective therapies for carpal tunnel syndrome.

METHODS:

Totally 98 cases of carpal tunnel syndrome were randomly divided into a treatment group and a control group. The treatment group received warm-needling plus Tuina relaxing, while the control group was treated by hormone block therapy and drug medication.

RESULTS:

The cure rate was 81.7% in the treatment group and 47.4% in the control group, with a significant difference between the two groups (P < 0.01).

CONCLUSION:

Acupuncture plus Tuina manipulation is a simple therapy for carpal tunnel syndrome, but with remarkable therapeutic effects.

PMID:
20397458
DOI:
10.1016/s0254-6272(10)60007-6
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