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Home > Research > Low Back Pain

Disturbance in small articulations of the lumbar vertebrae

By Zhang Y; Wang X

Institute of Acupuncture and Moxibustion, China Academy of TCM, Beijing.

56 cases of disturbance in small articulations of the lumbar vertebrae treated by puncturing the effective points--a new system of acupuncture.

In this series, the patients with disturbance of small articulations of the lumbar vertebrae were treated by puncturing the effective points and reduction by manual traction with satisfactory results, the cure rate being 39.3%, the markedly effective rate 28.6%, with a total effective rate 98.3%.

This method is simple and easy to master, and highly effective. Therefore it is very acceptable to the patients. It is a very excellent therapeutic method for disturbance of small articulations of the lumbar vertebrae, sometimes complicated by acute lumbar sprain and chronic lumbar strain.


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