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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 989705, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/989705
Research Article

Randomized Comparison of the Therapeutic Effect of Acupuncture, Massage, and Tachibana-Style-Method on Stiff Shoulders by Measuring Muscle Firmness, VAS, Pulse, and Blood Pressure

1Nihon Traditional Medical Society, Denenchofu 2-45-8 Ota-ku, Tokyo 145-0071, Japan
2Shinjuku Vocational College of Acupuncture, Moxibustion and Judo Therapy (SSJS), Samoncho 5, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-007, Japan
3Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Tokyo Dental College, Mihama-ku, Chiba 261-8502, Japan

Received 12 August 2011; Revised 28 October 2011; Accepted 13 November 2011

Academic Editor: Vitaly Napadow

Copyright © 2012 Kazuhiro Tachibana et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

How to Cite this Article

Kazuhiro Tachibana, Noriyuki Ueki, Takuji Uchida, and Hiroshi Koga, “Randomized Comparison of the Therapeutic Effect of Acupuncture, Massage, and Tachibana-Style-Method on Stiff Shoulders by Measuring Muscle Firmness, VAS, Pulse, and Blood Pressure,” Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, vol. 2012, Article ID 989705, 7 pages, 2012. doi:10.1155/2012/989705