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A Clinical study on Sitting Cross-Legged Patient Diagnosed as Peroneal Neuropathy
The Journal of Korea CHUNA Manual Medicine for Spine & Nerves 2014;9:77-87
Published online June 30, 2014
Copyright © 2014 Korean Society of Chuna manual Medicine for Spine & Nerves.

Jung-Ah Kim1, Min-Jung Ji2, Je-Hoon Won3, Tteul E Bom An1, Dong-Chul Kim1

1Dept. of Gynecology of Korean Medicine, College of Korean Medicine, Dae-gu haany University 2Dpet. of Acupuncture & Moxibustion, Merdian & Acupoint, College of Korean Medicine, Dae-gu haany University 3Dept. of Rehabilitation Medicine of Korean Medicine, College of Korean Medicine, Dae-gu haany University
This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0) which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Abstract
Objectives: The Purpose of this study is to report the effects of Korean medical treatment on patient of peroneal neuropathy caused by sitting cross-legged. Methods: The patient diagnosed as peroneal neuropathy was treated by Acupuncture, Bee Venom therapy, Herbal medicine. To evaluate the effects of Korean treatment, we used Range of Motion(ROM) of Ankle, Visual Analog Scale(VAS), Numeric Rating Scale(NRS), Ankle-Hind-foot Scale(AHS), Digital Infrared Thermal Imaging(DITI). Results: After treatment, ROM of Ankle, VAS, NRS, AHS were improved. Temperature Difference(△T) was decreased on DITI. Conclusions: This study suggests that Korean medical treatment might be effective on sitting cross-legged patient diagnosed as Peroneal Neuropathy.
Keywords : Peroneal Neuropathy, Foot Drop, Range of Motion(ROM) of Ankle, Ankle-Hind-foot Scale(AHS), Digital Infrared Thermal Imaging(DITI)


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