Chronic Rhinitis and Sinusitis

Female, 62 years old,

Chief Complaints: chronic rhinitis and sinusitis for more than a decade
History: flows yellow and green liquid from nose, forehead pain, left cheek tingling, blurred vision, the skin around of inner corner of eye’s is Bruising, Eye secretions sometimes yellow in morning, accompanied by fatigue, depression, and sometimes constipation.
Past history: history of familial hypotension.
Physical examination: Slippery pulse and large pulse on Cun and Duan, faint and weak pulse on both Chi. Tongue: peeling fur on bottom of tongue.
Treatment: Acupuncture plus herbs
Result: all symptoms disappeared.

Acute exacerbation of chronic gastritis

Ms. D.  Son, 43 years old

Chief complaint: Pain and bloat in stomach a few days.

History: the upper abdomen fullness, belching, sometimes reflux, increased after eating, will increase in the evening, after drunk cocktails a few days ago. Stool and urine are normal, poor appetite.

Past history: previous history of gastritis, gastric ulcer for many years.

Physical examination: upper abdominal tenderness, no rebound pain, no palpable mass. Looking pale, pulse: rapid pulse, right pulse rapid and string-like, left pulse rapid and fine.

she feels all symptoms have gone after three days herbal remedy.

Diseases and disorders that can be treated with acupuncture

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The diseases or disorders for which acupuncture therapy has been tested in controlled clinical trials reported in the recent literature can be classified into four categories as shown below.

  1. Diseases, symptoms or conditions for which acupuncture has been proved— through controlled trials—to be an effective treatment:

Adverse reactions to radiotherapy and/or chemotherapy Allergic rhinitis (including hay fever)

Biliary colic

Depression (including depressive neurosis and depression following stroke)

Dysentery, acute bacillary Dysmenorrhoea, primary

Epigastralgia, acute (in peptic ulcer, acute and chronic gastritis, and gastrospasm)

Facial pain (including craniomandibular disorders) Headache

Hypertension, essential Hypotension, primary Induction of labour Knee pain

Leukopenia Low back pain

Malposition of fetus, correction of Morning sickness

Nausea and vomiting Neck pain

Pain in dentistry (including dental pain and temporomandibular dysfunction)

Periarthritis of shoulder Postoperative pain Renal colic Rheumatoid arthritis

Acupuncture: review and analysis of controlled clinical trials

Sciatica

Sprain

Stroke

Tennis elbow

2. Diseases, symptoms or conditions for which the therapeutic effect of acupuncture has been shown but for which further proof is needed:

Abdominal pain (in acute gastroenteritis or due to gastrointestinal spasm) Acne vulgaris

Alcohol dependence and detoxification Bell’s palsy

Bronchial asthma Cancer pain Cardiac neurosis

Cholecystitis, chronic, with acute exacerbation Cholelithiasis

Competition stress syndrome Craniocerebral injury, closed

Diabetes mellitus, non-insulin-dependent Earache

Epidemic haemorrhagic fever

Epistaxis, simple (without generalized or local disease) Eye pain due to subconjunctival injection

Female infertility Facial spasm

Female urethral syndrome Fibromyalgia and fasciitis Gastrokinetic disturbance Gouty arthritis

Hepatitis B virus carrier status

Herpes zoster (human (alpha) herpesvirus 3) Hyperlipaemia

Hypo-ovarianism Insomnia Labour pain

Lactation, deficiency

Male sexual dysfunction, non-organic Ménière disease

3.Disease and disorders that can be treated with acupuncture

Neuralgia, post-herpetic

Neurodermatitis

Obesity

Opium, cocaine and heroin dependence

Osteoarthritis

Pain due to endoscopic examination

Pain in thromboangiitis obliterans

Polycystic ovary syndrome (Stein–Leventhal syndrome)

Postextubation in children

Postoperative convalescence

Premenstrual syndrome

Prostatitis, chronic

Pruritus

Radicular and pseudoradicular pain syndrome

Raynaud syndrome, primary

Recurrent lower urinary-tract infection

Reflex sympathetic dystrophy

Retention of urine, traumatic

Schizophrenia

Sialism, drug-induced

Sjögren syndrome

Sore throat (including tonsillitis)

Spine pain, acute

Stiff neck

Temporomandibular joint dysfunction

Tietze syndrome

Tobacco dependence

Tourette syndrome

Ulcerative colitis, chronic

Urolithiasis

Vascular dementia

Whooping cough (pertussis)

4. Diseases, symptoms or conditions for which there are only individual controlled trials reporting some therapeutic effects, but for which acupuncture is worth trying because treatment by conventional and other therapies is difficult:

Chloasma

Choroidopathy, central serous

Acupuncture: review and analysis of controlled clinical trials

Colour blindness

Deafness

Hypophrenia

Irritable colon syndrome

Neuropathic bladder in spinal cord injury

Pulmonary heart disease, chronic

Small airway obstruction

5. Diseases, symptoms or conditions for which acupuncture may be tried provided the practitioner has special modern medical knowledge and adequate monitoring equipment:

Breathlessness in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Coma

Convulsions in infants

Coronary heart disease (angina pectoris)

Diarrhoea in infants and young children

Encephalitis, viral, in children, late stage

Paralysis, progressive bulbar and pseudobulbar

6. Diseases and disorders that can be treated with acupuncture

The diseases or disorders for which acupuncture therapy has been tested in controlled clinical trials reported in the recent literature can be classified into four categories as shown below.

 

The right side of the fibula lateral malleolus fracture does not heal for six months

Mr G. Heath,
Date of Birth 22/01/1975
Age 41

Beginning date: 08.10.2016
Complained: the right side of the fibula lateral malleolus fracture does not heal for six months.
History: six months before the traumatic pain, resuscitation, activity is limited, 12.04.2016 radiographs show fractures, after the hospital treatment, home to recuperate, six months later, the fracture did not heal, fracture line than the former fuzzy, experts recommend surgery, or Try acupuncture to improve circulation.
Past history: hypothyroidism, oral western medicine, supplements thyroid hormone.
X-ray: fibular lateral malleolus fracture. You can see an irregular before the next oblique line on the line, the bottom of it seems to have another fracture line. The medial malleolus triangle ligament seems to have bleeding swelling, the medial ankle lower gap slightly widened, it seems to be able to diagnose Ⅲ0 injury. After treatment, fractures and joint displacement have returned to normal.
Diagnosis: Second degree of external rotation of the lateral malleolus fracture.
(Joint dislocation of the complete recovery is essential, otherwise the inevitable occurrence of traumatic arthritis. A millimeter of dislocation will lead to more than 60% of the articular surface anatomical changes)

After acupuncture and herbal remedy three months, the radiograph shows that the fracture heals well.