Comparative Study on Clinical Therapeutic Effects of Acupoint-to-acupoint Needling and Medication for Cervical Vertigo
DENG Ning (Department of TCM, Beijing Chemical Plant Hospital, Beijing,100093)
Objective: To study the effective curative methods for cervical vertigo. Methods: A total of 114 vertigo patients were randomly divided into acupuncture group (64 cases) and medication group (50 cases). In acupuncture group, the main points Naokong (BL 19) to Fengchi (GB 20), Yuzhen (BL 9) to Tianzhu (BL 10), Sizhukong (TE 23) to Shuaigu (GB 8), Hanyan (GB 4) to Xuanlu (GB 5), etc were used. Patients of medication group were treated with intravenous drip of Danshen (red sage root) Injection and oral administration of Betahistine Hydrochloride tablet (5 mg, once/d) for 30 days. Results: After 3 courses of treatment, of the 64 and 50 cases in acupuncture and medication groups, 12 (18.75%) and 8 (16.0%) cases were cured, 47 (73.44%) and 31 (62.00%) experienced improvement, 5 (7.81%) and 11 (22.00%) failed, with the effective rates being 92.19% and 78.00% respectively. The therapeutic effect of acupuncture group was significantly better than that of medication group (P0.05). Conclusion: The therapeutic effect of acupuncture therapy is superior to that of medication in the treatment of cervical vertigo.
【CateGory Index】： R681.5