Auricular Point Acupressure for Chronic Low Back Pain: A Feasibility Study for 1-Week Treatment

@inproceedings{Yeh2012AuricularPA,
  title={Auricular Point Acupressure for Chronic Low Back Pain: A Feasibility Study for 1-Week Treatment},
  author={C H Yeh and Lung-Chang Chien and Yi-Chien Chiang and Li-Chun Huang},
  booktitle={Evidence-based complementary and alternative medicine : eCAM},
  year={2012}
}
Objectives. The objective of this one-group, repeated-measures design was to explore the acceptance of auricular point acupressure (APA) to reduce chronic low back pain (CLBP) and estimate minimum clinically important differences (MCIDs) for pain intensity change. Methods. Subjects received 7-day APA treatment. After appropriate acupoints were identified, vaccaria seeds were carefully taped onto each selected auricular point for 7-day. The Brief Pain Inventory Short Form (BPI) was used to… CONTINUE READING
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