By Fischer MV; Behr A; von Reumont J
Acupunct Electrother Res, 9: 1, 1984, 11-29
The results in 971 outpatients who have been treated with acupuncture
for different diseases are reported. The outcome of treatments and
number of sessions are discussed in relation to the different diseases.
Acupuncture treatment was regarded as successful when
had no pain at all without medication and
- there was a significant
improvement (no long-term medication, only mild pain under unusual
strain, minimal medication under such circumstances).
positive results in cephalalgias , sinusitis, cervical spine syndrome,
shoulder-arm syndrome, ischialgias , back pain, constipation, herpes
zoster, allergic rhinitis and disturbances of peripheral blood flow.
For the following ailments, in order to reduce the medication, we
recommend acupuncture despite a high rate of recurrence: Trigeminal
neuralgia, colitis ulcerosa, bronchial asthma and cancer pain.
in the treatment of mental disturbances were unsatisfactory, and in
cases of tinnitus results were negative.