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We both value the research of modern science and the many developments that have been discovered.
We also value the depth of wisdom and knowledge of traditional and classical five element acupuncture, which integrates the many aspects of body and mind.
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‘Results Four sets of experimental data were submitted to Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. The analysis of results showed that patients in treatment groups improved their function and relieved the pain significantly much better than the ginger-
This information is taken from an abstract and the full paper is not available to look at in detail. However it is another possible example of where moxibustion combined with needling is better than moxibustion alone.
Xiao Zhang & Pengyi Zhang. (2018) PO-
(2017) Ultrasonographic Evaluation of Acupuncture Effect on Common Extensor Tendon Thickness in Patients with Lateral Epicondylitis: A Randomized Controlled Study.
OBJECTIVE: To explore the effect of acupuncture on common extensor tendon (CET) thickness in patients with lateral epicondylitis (LE). Additionally, to identify whether clinical and ultrasonographic changes showed any correlation.
RESULTS: The VAS and DHI scores in both groups decreased. The pressure pain threshold and CET thickness only demonstrated improvement in the acupuncture group.
CONCLUSION: These findings show that the CET thickness was reduced after 10 sessions of acupuncture treatment in LE patients.
Ural FG, Öztürk GT, Bölük H, Akkuş S. (2017) Ultrasonographic Evaluation of Acupuncture Effect on Common Extensor Tendon Thickness in Patients with Lateral Epicondylitis: A Randomized Controlled Study. J Altern Complement Med. 2017 Jun 7. doi: 10.1089/acm.2016.0370. PMID: 28590765 DOI: 10.1089/acm.2016.0370
(2017) Fire Needle Acupuncture Treatment for Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow)
‘Abstract. In our study are included 12 patients, 9
male and 3 female, all with symptoms of lateral epicondylitis and all treated with fire needle acupuncture. In the treatment were treated trigger i.e. Ashi points. Patients were on age from 24 to 70, with most common age group of 30-
Jihe Zhu, Blagica Arsovska, Kristina Kozovska. (2017) Fire Needle Acupuncture Treatment for Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow). American Journal of Clinical and Experimental Medicine. Vol. 5, No. 3, 2017, pp. 60-
(2017) Comparison of treatment effects on lateral epicondylitis between acupuncture and extracorporeal shockwave therapy.
‘Symptomatic Acupuncture protocol.
The six acupoints were point Ah-
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