Case Report: Fire Needle Acupuncture for Knee Pain

Zhu, Jihe and Arsovska, Blagica and Kozovska, Kristina (2017) Case Report: Fire Needle Acupuncture for Knee Pain. Imperial Journal of Interdisciplinary Research (IJIR), 3 (4). pp. 2233-2235. ISSN 2454-1362

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Knee pain is very common symptom that
can affect all active adults and adolescentsbut it’s
most characteristic for people over 40 years old.
The pain in the knee is very unpleasant, the patients
can’t walk normally, they have limited motion
going up and down stairs and in sitting position the
pain can be still present. According to Traditional
Chinese Medicine (TCM) theory knee pain can be
caused by blood stasis and collateral stagnation,
disruption or imbalance of the life energy or
invasion of external pathogens like wind and cold.
The treated patient is 47 years old woman with
pain on both knees, with the right knee more
affected. Patient had this problem for more than a
year. She was treated with fire needle acupuncture
with duration of the treatment maximum 10 minutes.
5 treatments were made with acupuncture, once
weekly. Fire needling as part of the Traditional
Chinese Medicine gives positive results and is an
effective treatment for knee pain.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Medical and Health Sciences > Clinical medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medical Science
Depositing User: Yihe Zhu
Date Deposited: 02 May 2017 09:30
Last Modified: 02 May 2017 09:30

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