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Seventy patient between the ages of 19 and 70 with L-HIVD within 6 months will be recruited and randomly allocated to the thread-embedding acupuncture (TEA) group and sham thread-embedding acupuncture (STEA) group. Both groups will receive treatment on predefined 23 acupoints once a week for 8 weeks, and needle with thread removed will be used in STEA group instead of normal TEA. 100 mm visual analogue scale (VAS) for low back pain will be assessed as a primary outcome. Also, 100mm VAS for radiating pain, Oswestry disability index (ODI), Rolland Morris disability questionnaire (RMDQ), EQ-5D-5L and global perceived effect (GPE) will be measured as secondary outcomes. All the outcomes will be assessed at baseline, 4 weeks after screening, treatment end (8 weeks, primary end point) and follow-up sessions (12 and 16 weeks).
Lumbar Disc Herniation
Thread-embedding Acupuncture (TEA), Sham Thread-embedding Acupuncture (STEA)
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Kyunghee University Medical Center
Published on BioPortfolio: 2017-08-03T13:23:21-0400
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