Effect of applying drug at acupoint Shenque on speed of sound in the patient of primary osteoporosis
Ai Shuangchun, Lu Xuejing, Liao Fangzheng, et al. (Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Sichuan 610072, China)
ABSTRACT Objective To observe effect of application of Buxue Yijing Toupi Tie(an plaster of Chinese drugs) at Shenque (CV 8 ) on the speed of sound (SOS) in th e patient of primary osteoporosis (POP). Methods 130 case s of POP were divided into 4 groups, Buxue Yijing Toupi Tiegroup (Group A), western medicine group (Group B), Buxue Yijing Pillgroup (Group C) and bla nk control group (Group D), and the results were compared. Results The Buxue Yijing Toupi Tiecould significantly increase SOS. Conclusion Buxue Yijing Tuopi Tie, Buxue Yijing Tuopi Pill and wes tern medicine are basically uniform in regulative action on SOS for POP, which provides a new therapy for POP.......