|Table 1: The conclusion of the examination result.|
|Indicators||Ac versus Ma||Ac versus T-R||Ma versus T-R|
|The muscle firmness on the treated side||NS||
|The muscle firmness of untreated area||NS||NS||
|Systolic blood pressure||NS||NS||NS|
|Diastolic blood pressure||NS||NS||NS|
|The body temperature at the spot on the treated side||
|The body temperature at the spot on the untreated side||NS||NS||NS|
*: significant difference by Scheffe’s test .|
**: significant difference by Scheffe’s test .
O: significant difference by Turkey-Kramer method .
NS: no significant difference.
Ac: Acupuncture; Ma: Massage; T-R: Tachibana-Ryojutsu.