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A Retrospective Study of Acute Lumbar Sprain Patients on the Effect of Korean Medicine Treatment with Dokhwal-tang (Duhuo-tang)

  • Journal of Korean Medicine Rehabilitation
  • Abbr : JKMR
  • 2013, 23(4), pp.225-231
  • Publisher : The Korean Academy Of Oriental Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Research Area : Medicine and Pharmacy > Korean Medicine

정해창 1 박동수 1 Jeong, Su-hyeon 1

1세명대학교

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ABSTRACT

Objectives This study investigated the effect of korean medicine treatment withDokhwal-tang (Duhuo-tang) on Lumbal sprain patients by comparing with other herbalmedicines. Methods 17 lumbar sprain patients of group treated with Dokhwal-tang (Duhuo-tang)were treated with Dokhwal-tang (Duhuo-tang) , acupunture, cupping, oriental physicaltherapy. 13 lumbar sprain patients of group treated with other herbal medicines weretreated with 9 prescriptions of herbal medicine, acupunture, cupping, oriental physicaltherapy. ODI (Oswestry diability index), VAS (Visual Analogue Scale) were checked to evaluatethe effectiveness of the treatment. Results 1) ODI, VAS of patients treated with Dokhwal-tang (Duhuo-tang) were all improvedand there were statistical significance (p<0.05). 2) VAS of group treated withDokhwal-tang (Duhuo-tang) and that of group treated with other herbal medicines were allimproved significantly. And treatment period of group treated with Dokhwal-tang(Duhuo-tang) was shorter than that of group treated with other herbal medicines. But therewas no statistical significance between VAS of group treated with Dokhwal-tang(Duhuo-tang) and that of group treated with other herbal medicines. 3) In comparing medicalhistory period on group treated with Dokhwal-tang (Duhuo-tang) , ODI, VAS of hyper-acute phase group and acute phase group were improved but them of sub-acutephase group were less improved. Conclusions According to the study, korean complex therapy with Dokhwal-tang(Duhuo-tang) might improve acute lumbar sprain.

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