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The Effect of CF Herbal Acupuncture by Oswestry Disability Index
Cho, Tae-Sung; Son, In-Suk; Kwon, Hae-Yon; Youn, Hyoun-Min; Jang, Kyung-Jeon; Song, Choon-Ho; Ahn, Chang-Beohm; Seo, Jung-Chul
Abstract
Objective: The aim of this study was to assess the effect of CF herbal acupuncture for low back pain by Oswestry Disability Index Methods: Ten patients with back pain were selected and CF herbal acupuncture was administered one time per 5 days after admission. The degree of improvement was evaluated by Oswestry Disability Index and visual analogue scale(VAS). Oswestry Disability Index consisted of eleven items and they were scored as 5 or 6 points per one item. Results: All of the 10 patients, after CF herbal acupuncture, showed decreased score by Oswestry Disability Index and VAS. It means that the patient's satisfaction increased after treatment. Conclusion: These results suggest that the CF herbal acupuncture was effective for low back pain
Keywords
CF Herbal Acupuncture; Low Back Pain; Oswestry Disability Index; VAS
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