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[Acupuncture and tuina clinical thoughts of "treating the back from abdomen" for low back pain].

Authors
  • Liu, Jinlong
  • Li, Rui
Type
Published Article
Journal
Zhongguo zhen jiu = Chinese acupuncture & moxibustion
Publication Date
Jul 01, 2015
Volume
35
Issue
7
Pages
715–717
Identifiers
PMID: 26521591
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

In clinical treatment, it is found that certain patients always have some positive reaction points those are relevant with low back pain in the abdomen area. When the simple treatment on the low back is ineffective, the efficacy could be significantly improved if acupuncture or tuina is performed at the abdomen areas, which is called "regulating yin to treat yang", or "treating the back from abdomen". In this paper, with the diagnosis and treatment method of "treating the back from abdomen" for low back pain as principal line, the detailed manipulation is explained for low back pain that is induced by TCM meridian diseases or modern anatomy, which could open the methods for clinical treatment of low back pain and enrich the therapeutic options.

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