[Observation on therapeutic effect of shu-needling therapy as main on cervical spondylosis of nerve root type].Zhongguo Zhen Jiu 2008; 28(7):497-8ZZ
To explore a better method for treatment of cervical spondylosis of nerve root type.
One hundred and two cases were randomly divided into an observation group and a control group, 51 cases in each group. The observation group were treated with Shu-needling, i. e. the needles were deeply inserted into the cervical vertebrae of corresponding Jiaji (EX-B 2), and the control group were treated with routine needling method. Electroacupuncture was used in the two groups.
The cured rate and the total effective rate were 68.6% and 98.0% in the observation group and 47.1% and 84.3% in the control group, with significant differences between the two groups (both P<0.05).
Shu-needling therapy as main has a better therapeutic effect on cervical spondylosis of nerve root type.