search for


Anterior Translation of Sternoclavicular Joint Chuna Treatment: A Case Report
The Journal of Korea CHUNA Manual Medicine for Spine & Nerves 2007;2:77-84
Published online June 30, 2007
Copyright © 2007 Korean Society of Chuna manual Medicine for Spine & Nerves.

Heon-Sik Ryu, O.M.D., Chang-Joon Yoon, O.M.D., Dong-Soo Park, O.M.D.?™, Soo-Keel Lee, O.M.D.

Dept. of Oriental Rehabilitation Medicine, Chun-Cheon Oriental Medical Hospital Dept. of Oriental Rehabilitation Medicine, College of Oriental Medicine, Se-Myung University*
This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License ( which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Objectives : This report is to investigate clinical effects of Chuna treatment on anterior translation of sternoclavicular joint. Methods : The female Patient, 50 years old, had anterior translation of sternoclavicular joint and the local pain. We treated the patient with Chuna treatment. In order to evaluate the improvement, Degrees of pain were measured with Visual Analogue Scale(VAS), and the change of anterior translation was assessed with anterior height of clavicle head. Results : After 3 weeks treatment, In VAS, Degrees of pain decreased 10 to 2. and Anterior height of clavicle head decreased 15mm to 5mm. Conclusions : Chuna treatment is effective on treating anterior translation of sternoclavicular joint and the local pain.
Keywords : Sternoclavicular joint, Chuna

June 2018, 13 (1)