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|Xiao Z1, Wang X2, Yang S1, Xie G1, Qiu J1, Yao M3 and Zhu Y2*|
|1 Department of Pain Management, Chinese People’s Armed Police Force, Zhejiang Corps Hospital, People’s Republic of China|
|2 Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Chinese People’s Armed Police Force, Zhejiang Corps Hospital, People’s Republic of China|
|3 Department of Pain Management, The First Hospital of Jiaxing City, Zhejiang Province, People’s Republic of China|
|Corresponding Author :||Youcai Zhu
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Chinese People’s Armed Police Force
Zhejiang Corps Hospital, No.16 Nanhu Road
Jiaxing, Zhejiang Province, People’s Republic of China
E-mail: [email protected]
|Received April 11, 2014; Accepted April 24, 2014; Published April 26, 2014|
|Citation: Xiao Z, Wang X, Yang S, Xie G, Qiu J, et al. (2014) Cervical Spondylosis of the Nerve Root Treated Using a Longs' Bone ReductionManeuver Combined with Silver Needle Acupuncture. J Pain Relief 3:144. doi: 10.4172/2167-0846.1000144|
|Copyright: © 2014 Xiao Z, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.|
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Aim: To study cervical spondylosis of the nerve root treated using a Longs' bone reduction maneuver combined with silver needle acupuncture.
Methods: 112 patients with cervical spondylosis of the nerve root were divided into treatment (group A) and control groups (group B). Patients in group A were treated with Longs' bone reduction maneuver combined with silver needle acupuncture therapy and patients in group B were treated with the Longs' bone reduction maneuver only.
Results: There was improvement in symptoms and signs. The cure and marked effectiveness rate of group A was 94.74% and 84.21%, respectively, and 74.55% and 47.27% in group B, respectively, 1 week and 6 month after treatment; The improvement was significantly greater in group A than group Bï¼ÂˆPa ï¹¤ 0.01 and Pb ï¹¤ 0.01).
Conclusions: The treatment that combines the Longs' bone reduction maneuver with silver needle therapy to cure cervical spondylosis involving the nerve root is convenient, highly efficient and minimally invasive.
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