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Traumatology and Orthopedics

65 cases of cervical spondylosis are from outpatient and nerve root type. Treatment method: combination of acupuncture and external application of herbs, acupuncture points: main points: neck jiaji from C3 to C7, Fengchi (GB20) (Fengchi (GB20)), Fengfu (GV16) (Fengfu (GV16)), Houxi (SI3) Shu-Stream Point, The Eight Confluent Point(Houxi (SI3) Shu-Stream Point, The Eight Confluent Point), Shenmai (BL62) The Eight Confluent Point (Shenmai (BL62) The Eight Confluent Point); combined with Quchi (LI11) He-Sea Point (Quchi (LI11) He-Sea Point), Waiguan (TE5) Luo-Connecting Point the Eight Confluent Point (Waiguan (TE5) Luo-Connecting Point the Eight Confluent Point), Jianjia for soreness, numbness and pain on arms; with Jianjing (GB21) (Jianjing (GB21)), Jianyu (LI15) (Jianyu (LI15)), Hegu (LI4) Yuan-Source Point (Hegu (LI4) Yuan-Source Point) for pain on shoulder and back. Prescription of herbs: Chuan Wu 15g, Cao Wu 15g, Gu Sui Bu 10g, Lu Lu Tong 15g, Chuan Shan Jia 10g, Sang Zhi 10g, Yan Hu Suo 15g. Acupuncture is once a day, 20 minutes every time; external application of herbs is once every other day with 7 hour’s application every time, 10 days are one course, taking 5 days break between two courses.
Treatment result: total effective rate is 97%.

Key words: acupuncture, external application of herbs, cervical spondylosis

Writer: Luo Chen
Acupuncture and Moxibustion Department, Baogang Branch Hospital of Combination of Chinese medicine and Western Medicine, Baotou, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region (014010)

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