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Acupuncture for lumbar spinal stenosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
OBJECTIVES Lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) negatively affects patients' quality of life. No systematic review evaluating the effects and safety of acupuncture for this population is available. We aimedExpand
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Anaemia and Skin Pigmentation after Excessive Cupping Therapy by An Unqualified Therapist in Korea: A Case Report
A case is reported of skin pigmentation and associated anemia resulting from persistently repeated cupping therapies performed by an unqualified practitioner in South Korea. Almost 30 sessions ofExpand
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Use of Acupuncture for Pain Management in An Academic Korean Medicine Hospital: A Retrospective Review of Electronic Medical Records
  • K. Kim, Y. Kim, +4 authors B. R. Lee
  • Medicine
  • Acupuncture in medicine : journal of the British…
  • 1 June 2013
Objective This study aimed to identify the descriptive characteristics of patients with pain conditions who visited an academic medical centre for traditional Korean medicine (TKM). Methods This workExpand
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Acupuncture for Patients with Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: A Randomised Pilot Trial
  • K. Kim, Y. Kim, +4 authors G. Yang
  • Medicine
  • Acupuncture in medicine : journal of the British…
  • 1 August 2016
Objective To assess the safety and feasibility of acupuncture for participants with symptomatic lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) in a pilot study. Methods 50 participants with a clinical and radiologicalExpand
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Acupuncture as analgesia for non-emergent acute non-specific neck pain, ankle sprain and primary headache in an emergency department setting: a protocol for a parallel group, randomised, controlled
Introduction This study aims to assess the feasibility of acupuncture as an add-on intervention for patients with non-emergent acute musculoskeletal pain and primary headache in an emergencyExpand
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The past, present, and future of traditional medicine education in Korea
Korea has kept the heritage of Korean traditional medicine (KM) during the 19th century harsh modernization, and has established a medical system in parallel with Western medicine. The purpose ofExpand
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Acupuncture and PC6 stimulation for the prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting in patients undergoing elective laparoscopic resection of colorectal cancer: a study protocol for a three-arm
Introduction This study aims to assess the feasibility of acupuncture and a Pericardium 6 (PC6) wristband as an add-on intervention of antiemetic medication for the prevention of postoperative nauseaExpand
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Acupuncture for management of balance impairment in a patient with bipolar disorder.
A case is reported of unexplained unilateral thigh muscle atrophy and frequent falling with poor response to conventional conservative treatments in a patient with bipolar disorder who self-selectedExpand
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The Effect of Korean Medicine with Needle-embedding Therapy on a Lumbar Herniated Intervertebral Disc : A Case Report※
Objectives : The purpose of this study was to report the clinical effects of needle-embedding acupuncture therapy combined with Korean medicine on a lumbar herniated intervertebral disc. Methods : WeExpand
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Effects of Catgut-embedding Acupuncture Therapy on Plantar Fasciitis: Case Report
Objectives : The purpose of this study was to report the clinical effects of catgut-embedding acupuncture therapy on plantar fasciitis. Methods : Two patients were treated mainly withExpand
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