By Lisenyuk VP; Yakupov RA
Address: Chair of Neuropathology and Reflexotherapy (Acupuncture), Kiev State
School for Upgrading of Medical Skills, Ukraine.
The method for a deep electrical stimulation of the osteofibrous
formations involved in a dystrophic process which can be identified
according to the criterion of a palpable painfulness or by means of
thermography of the projection of local hyperthermia sites is
An evaluation of the results of the management of
vertebrogenic lumbalgia and lumbo-ischialgia by using the proposed
method of osteo-electroacupuncture (stimulation by the bipolar
asymmetric impulses, O.I msec duration, 5-IO Hz frequency, and up to
200 microA current intensity) has revealed a statistically significant
curtailment of the treatment terms and a fewer number of the
recurrences when compared to the standard schemes.