The Effect of Integrated CAM Treatment in Hospitalized Patients

  • STATUS
    Recruiting
  • End date
    Dec 25, 2040
  • participants needed
    100000
  • sponsor
    Jaseng Hospital of Korean Medicine
Updated on 3 March 2022
acupuncture
arthrosis
arthropathy
manipulation
mobilisation
joint dysfunction
bee venom
range of motion exercise

Summary

This study investigates the effect of hospital-based intensive non-surgical treatment in musculoskeletal patients admitted to an integrated hospital that offers both complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) and conventional medicine treatment.

Description

This study investigates the effect of hospital-based intensive non-surgical treatment in musculoskeletal patients admitted to an integrated hospital that offers both complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) and conventional medicine treatment.

Inpatients received treatment according to a CAM treatment protocol (herbal medicine, acupuncture, bee venom pharmacopuncture, and Chuna manipulation) and conventional medicine treatment as needed. The main outcome measures were the duration of pain, NRS of back pain, radiating leg pain, neck pain, radiating arm pain, knee pain, shoulder pain, previous surgery, previous interventions (injections), Oswestry Disability Index (ODI), Vernon-Mior Neck Disability Index, the Korean Western Ontario McMaster Index, Shoulder Pain and Disability Index, range of motion (ROM), Straight leg raise test (SLR), alcohol use, smoking at admission, 2 weeks, and discharge.

Details
Condition Low Back Pain, Neck Pain, Knee Pain, Shoulder Pain, Intervertebral Disc Herniation, Spinal Stenosis
Treatment Acupuncture, Herbal medicine, Chuna manipulation, Bee venom pharmacopuncture, Pharmacopuncture
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT02257723
SponsorJaseng Hospital of Korean Medicine
Last Modified on3 March 2022

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Inclusion Criteria

Patients hospitalized due to spine or joint diseases

Exclusion Criteria

Main complaint other than back pain, radiating leg pain, neck pain, radiating arm pain, knee pain or shoulder pain
Cause of pain non-related to spine, joint or soft tissue; for example, spinal tumors, pregnancy, urolithiasis, etc
Refusal to provide the information needed for clinical research
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