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Cervical Spondylosis Of The Nerve Root Treated Using A Longs' Bone Reduction Maneuver Combined With Silver Needle Acupuncture | OMICS International | Abstract
ISSN: 2167-0846

Journal of Pain & Relief
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Research Article

Cervical Spondylosis Of The Nerve Root Treated Using A Longs' Bone Reduction Maneuver Combined With Silver Needle Acupuncture

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
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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.

Abstract

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 ﹤ 0.01 and Pb ﹤ 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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