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Back pain in the lower back or low back pain is not a specific disease, it is a symptom that may occur from a variety of different processes. In up to 85% of people with low back pain, despite a thorough medical examination, no specific cause of the pain can be identified.
In the early stage of low back pain, acupuncture mostly have good result for relief the pain, many acute low back pains can be reliefed after first treatment with one or few needles. The chronic back pain or stiffness may improve after few time of the treatment, some take more long time to get benefit. Acupuncture also can do pain management by couple times treatment between a year.
The None Primary low back pain, acupuncture therapy may relief the pain but need original cause treatment for like osteoporosis, arthritis or tumor.
53 years old Male, patients with low back pain for over two years, whenever he had an overcast and rainy days increase, accompanied by left lower extremity limb pain, unable to walk, restless, coughing pain increased. Check cooperation, next to the fifth lumbar tenderness, tenderness to the lower limb mass line, leg lift test in (+), at 35 degrees or less, limited mobility left leg. Tongue coating Bai Ni, quality dark red. The patient felt the wind cold dampness evil, blocking the meridians, numb and not pass. Promoting blood circulation, dispels wind and pain.
Prescription: Acupuncture 17 paravertebral, huanzhong .
treatment: Acupuncture 2 times per day, continue treat seven times, the pain disappeared.
A female, 38 years old, the teaching profession. Five years ago, caused by low back pain due to pregnancy, as treatment like rheumatism, disorders, kidney insufficient, trauma and other ineffective. To stand 1 hour for each lecture the need to bed-ridden body rates a moment. Eating as normal, urine normal and normal menstruation, leucorrhea more. Check: Pulse sink, pink tongue fur is thin, looking chlorosis. Zhulinqie,points and Du Channel Mingmen points tenderness reaction. Meridian of the QI energy barrier caused by low back pain, hot and humid place downstream, then the leucorrhea more. Pathogenesis of in Dai Channel, sickness and located in the waist. Treatment in order to pass through Channel Qi energy.
Prescription: ① Mingmen, remain intradermal needle; ② Zhulinqie points
acupuncture needles will remain here after 15 minutes, every 5 minutes both sides at the same time twisting 1 minute. After the treatment, lumbar no pain, so easily. But the tenderness response has not disappeared. The second visit, patient feels tired. Third visit attending leucorrhea decreased significantly. Fourth visit consultation responses are still tenderness. To continue to needle two times, tenderness response to disappear, clinical cure. To by more than a month, low back pain did not attack.
Acupuncture is the key to knowledge of clinical pathogenesis, clear location, application manipulation, all three are indispensable.
Lumbago (back pain)
Female 38 years old, teachers, five years ago, because of lower back pain caused by childbirth, had by rheumatism, fatigue, kidney, trauma and other treatment ineffective. 1 hour for each lecture, it will take a short bed body of interest. Diet ok, urine normal, normal menstruation, leucorrhea more.
Examination: pulse Sink in, tongue red moss thin, looking chlorosis. Post zhulinqi tenderness allergic reaction, Du Channel Mingmen points tenderness reaction. Belted waist, as the state
Diagnosis: The channel Qi energy is not smooth that cause back pain, hot and humid place bets, then the leucorrhea more. Pathogenesis of in-band pulse, sickness and located in the waist.
Governance in order to pass through the Qi energy conductivity method.
Prescription: ① Mingmen, leave intradermal needle; ② zhulinqi.
After the treatment, acupuncture needles will remain here after 15 minutes, every 5 minutes both sides at the same time twisting 1 minute. Lumbar after needle that is, no pain, so easily. But the tenderness response has not disappeared. Two cases after self-inductance of fatigue. 3 attending leucorrhea decreased significantly. 4 consultation responses are still tenderness. To continue to needle two times, tenderness response to disappear, clinical cure. As of after more than a month, low back pain did not attack.
Acupuncture is the key to knowledge of clinical pathogenesis, clear parts, application of needle manipulation, all three are indispensable. The so-called pathogenesis is to grasp based on physical strength, predisposing factors, course of a long suspense, the sick card conversion, meridian comprehensive clinical patient information and other information on comprehensive evaluation. Be part of the time, including disease site, lesion site and associated with acupuncture. Needle manipulation practices, in order to impose such needles to stimulate the strong and weak, in order to get a sense of Qi, may tonic or laxiative. Can not confuse the reverse compatibility. Therefore, the amount should be sought to stimulate acupuncture adapt to the symptoms of the diseas.
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