[Treatment of cervical spondylosis of vertebroarterial type with acupuncture regulating the governor vessel].Zhongguo Zhen Jiu 2007; 27(4):255-7ZZ
To explore an effective therapy for vertigo due to cervical spondylosis of vertebroarterial type.
Ninety-eight cases were randomly divided into a treatment group (n = 50) and a control group (n = 48). In the control group, C3 - C7 Jiaji points (EX-B 2) and Fengchi (GB 20) were selected, and in the treatment group, Fengfu (GV 16), Dazhui (GV 14), Baihui (GV 20), etc. on the Governor Vessel were added besides the acupoints selected in the control group. Their clinical therapeutic effects were observed.
The cured rate and the total effective rate were 56.0% and 98.0% in the treatment group, and 33.3% and 79.1% in the control group, respectively, with significant differences between the two groups in the cured rate (P < 0.05) and in the total effective rate (P < 0.01).
The therapeutic effect of acupuncture regulating the Governor vessel on vertigo due to cervical spondylosis of vertebroarterial type is better than that of routine acupuncture at Jiaji points.