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[Chuzhen therapy for sub-health: a randomized controlled study].
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23213992     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
OBJECTIVE: To observe the effect on intervention of sub-health with pestle needle (Chuzhen).
METHOD: Randomized controlled trail was adopted for this research. One hundred and fifty-three cases were randomly divided into two groups of a Chuzhen group (79 cases) and a massage group (74 cases). Acupoint of Bazhen (Baihui Bazhen, Shendao Bazhen, Zhiyang Bazhen, Mingmen Bazhen, Yaoyangguan Bazhen), Hechelu on the head, the neck and the lumbar area were adopted in Chuzhen group. While regular whole-body massage was applied in the massage group. The human sub-health score, the cornell medical index (CMI) and thermal texture maps system (TTM) technology of the two groups before and after the intervention were observed.
RESULTS: 1) After treatment, sub-health condition score, the CMI score, the M-R score and the TTM index were all increased in both groups (all P<0.01) 2) Comparison of D-value of the two groups before and after the intervention: the level of the sub-health score, the total score of CMI, and the index of sleep, pressure, Governor Vessel, Hukou (first web), blood lipid, viscosity of blood, microcirculation of TTM index of the Chuzhen group changed more obvious (all P<0.01), but there was no statistic significances in the M-R score and blood sugar of the TTM (both P>0.05). 3) The sub-health condition score in Chuzhen group was higher than that in the massage group (P<0.01).
CONCLUSION: Chuzhen therapy has definite effect on intervention of sub-health, which is better than regular general massage.
You-Ping Hu; Zhen-Jie Xu; Jia Wu; Lin Xing; Lei-Xiao Zhang; Jin-Xing Zhang; Hui Tan; Shi-Zhi Mao; Cong-Quan Zhou
Publication Detail:
Type:  English Abstract; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Zhongguo zhen jiu = Chinese acupuncture & moxibustion     Volume:  32     ISSN:  0255-2930     ISO Abbreviation:  Zhongguo Zhen Jiu     Publication Date:  2012 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-07     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8600658     Medline TA:  Zhongguo Zhen Jiu     Country:  China    
Other Details:
Languages:  chi     Pagination:  1019-23     Citation Subset:  IM    
College of Acupuncture-Moxibustion and Massage, Chengdu University of TCM, Chengdu 610075, Sichuan Province, China.
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