Effects of Gua-Sha Therapy on Breast Engorgement: A Randomized Controlled Trial

@article{Chiu2010EffectsOG,
  title={Effects of Gua-Sha Therapy on Breast Engorgement: A Randomized Controlled Trial},
  author={J. Chiu and M. Gau and S. Kuo and Y. Chang and H. Tu},
  journal={Journal of Nursing Research},
  year={2010},
  volume={18},
  pages={1-10}
}
BACKGROUND Breast engorgement is a common problem that affects the initiation and duration of breastfeeding. [...] Key Method The Gua-Sha protocol selected appropriate acupoint positions, which included ST16, ST18, SP17, and CV17. Each position was lightly scraped seven times in two cycles. For the control group, we used hot packs and massage for 20 min in accordance with recommendations given in an obstetrical technique textbook. Expand
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