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Research Article

Survey of Integrative Treatment Practices of Korean Medicine Doctors for Cervical Disc Herniation: Preliminary Data for Clinical Practice Guidelines

Table 5

Frequently prescribed Korean Medicine treatments for cervical disc herniation.

Factors n (%)

Herbal medicine

Chungpa-jun (Eucommia ulmoides Oliver, Acanthopanax sessiliflorus Seem, Achyranthes japonica Nakai, Saposhnikovia divaricata Schischek, Cibotium barometz J. Smith, and Glycine max Merrill183 (92.89)
Seokyung-tang (舒經湯), Gamiseokyung-tang (加味舒經湯)166 (84.26)
Galgeun-tang (葛根湯)51 (25.89)
Gamihwalhyul-tang (加味活血湯)51 (24.89)
Oyaksoongi-san (烏藥順氣散)34 (17.26)
Hoesu-san (回首散)33 (16.75)

Chuna manual medicine

Supine cervical JS distraction correction 163 (82.7)
Supine cervical distraction method using both hands88 (44.7)
Supine cervical correction technique70 (35.5)
Prone cervical distraction method58 (29.4)
Prone both pisiform lower thoracic flexion displacement correction technique25 (12.7)
Prone anteriorly rotated ilium correction technique18 (9.1)
Supine cervical distraction method using towel16 (8.1)
Supine thoracic extension displacement correction technique16 (8.1)
Side lying lumbar “pitch and roll” distraction method14 (7.1)
Supine atlanto-correction technique13 (6.6)
Supine occipital correction technique13 (6.6)
Prone leg raise ilium correction technique10 (5.1)

Style of acupuncture

Ashi points189 (95.9)
Motion Style Acupuncture Treatment (MSAT173 (87.8)
Acupoints relevant to symptoms (acupoints related to specific disorder/syndromes)105 (53.3)
Dong-Si acupuncture32 (16.2)
Sa-am acupuncture treatment25 (12.7)
Five Su (introductory) points15 (7.6)


160 (81.2)
Bee venom149 (75.6)
Hwangryunhaedok126 (64.0)
Joongseongouhyul58 (29.4)

Acupuncture acupoints

GB20150 (76.1)
GB21127 (64.5)
GV1656 (28.4)
LI1151 (25.9)
SI0349 (24.9)
LI0440 (20.3)

Pharmacopuncture acupoints

GB20147 (74.6)
GB21131 (66.5)
GV1661 (31.0)
GB1218 (9.1)
LI1116 (8.1)
BL1111 (5.6)

Factor most frequently ranked

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