88 results match your criteria penetration needling


[Characteristics of clinical application of electroacupuncture therapy for peripheral neuropathy based on data mining].

Zhen Ci Yan Jiu 2021 Mar;46(3):240-7

Institute of Acupuncture-moxibustion and Massage, Hebei University of Chinese Medicine, Shijiazhuang 050200, China.

Objective: To investigate the application characteristics of electroacupuncture (EA) in the treatment of peripheral neuropathy, so as to provide a basis for clinical use of EA therapy.

Methods: Keywords of "electroacupuncture"peripheral neuropathy" "facial paralysis" "trigeminal neuralgia" "sciatica" "common peroneal nerve injury" "diabetic peripheral neuropathy" "intercostal neuralgia" "gluteal epithelial neuritis" "ulnar nerve injury" "median nerve paralysis" "postherpetic neuralgia", and "great occipital neuralgia" were used to search articles in both English and Chinese published from 1999 to 2019 in databases of CNKI, Wanfang, VIP, CBM, Ovid, PubMed and Embase and related books such as electroacupuncture, and neurology, followed by establishing a database of "Electroacupuncture Treatment of Peripheral Neuropathy". Then, the collected articles were put into statistical analysis after sorting, screening, input, checking, and data extracting by using data mining technology and statistical software EpiData. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF

[Horizontal penetration needling method for headache].

Zhongguo Zhen Jiu 2020 Nov;40(11):1193-7

Department of Encephalopathy, Nanjing Hospital of TCM, Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine, Nanjing 210001, Jiangsu Province.

The manipulation and key points of professor -'s horizontal penetration needling method for headache were introduced. This acupuncture method selects local acupoints of head, including occipital acupoint group, temporal acupoint group, frontal acupoint group and vertex acupoint group. The needles are shallowly and horizontally inserted at acupoints, with needle end towards the focus or headache site. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF
November 2020

Acupuncture for Hashimoto thyroiditis: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.

Trials 2021 Jan 21;22(1):74. Epub 2021 Jan 21.

The Department of Acupuncture, Dongzhimen Hospital, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Beijing, 100700, China.

Background: The incidence rate of Hashimoto thyroiditis (HT) has gradually increased in recent years. There has been no specific etiological treatment for HT. Even though with normal level of thyroid hormone, the patients may still suffer from various clinical symptoms, such as anterior neck discomfort, fatigue, and mood swings, which seriously impair their quality of life. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF
January 2021

[Effects of acupuncture on plasma endogenous opioid peptides in patients with stroke-associated headache in convalescence].

Zhen Ci Yan Jiu 2020 Dec;45(12):995-9

Department of Acupuncture, Gongli Hospital of Pudong New Area, Shanghai 200135, China.

Objective: To observe the clinical effect of acupuncture on patients with stroke-related headache during convalescent and analyze its related factors.

Methods: A total of 116 stroke-related headache patients admitted to the Acupuncture Department of Gongli Hospital of Pudong New Area, Shanghai, from October 2018 to December 2019 were divided into a treatment group and a control group according to a random number table, with 58 cases in each group. Patients in both groups were given conventional treatments for control of blood pressure, blood sugar, blood lipids and anticoagulation. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF
December 2020

Anatomical Study of the Innervation of the Masseter Muscle and Its Correlation with Myofascial Trigger Points.

J Pain Res 2020 2;13:3217-3226. Epub 2020 Dec 2.

Department of Surgery, Laboratory of Medical Research-Division of Human Structural Topography, Faculty of Medicine of the University of São Paulo (FMUSP), São Paulo, SP, 01246903, Brazil.

Background And Purpose: Myofascial pain syndrome (MPS) is widely prevalent in the general population; some reports estimate its prevalence ranges from 9 to 85%. Among the different locations where MPS may arise, pain related to the masseter muscle is referred as masticatory myofascial pain. MPS is characterized by myofascial trigger points (MTPs), which represent tender anatomical areas of a muscle where painful symptoms are elicited whenever stimulated. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF
December 2020

[Treatment of secondary glaucoma following intravitreal anti-VEGF therapy with the XEN® gel stent and mitomycin C].

Ophthalmologe 2020 Nov 24. Epub 2020 Nov 24.

AugenZentrum Siegburg, MVZ Augenärztliches Diagnostik & Therapiecentrum Siegburg GmbH, Europaplatz 3, 53721, Siegburg, Deutschland.

Background: Recurrent treatment with intravitreal anti-VEGF (vascular endothelial growth factor) administration can in rare cases lead to secondary glaucoma that is difficult to adjust. The goal of this case series was to analyze the treatment results of the XEN® gel stent in combination with mitomycin C.

Methods: The long-term follow-up over a period of 18 months was evaluated for 3 eyes in 3 patients that underwent treatment with a XEN® gel stent in combination with mitomycin C as a surgical procedure to reduce intraocular pressure. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF
November 2020

Magnetic resonance imaging study of safe needling depth and angulation for acupuncture at BL40.

Acupunct Med 2020 Oct 9:964528420958714. Epub 2020 Oct 9.

Acupuncture Research Center, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Beijing, China.

Objectives: The objectives of this study were to identify the mean safe needling depth and angle at BL40 between subjects, taking into account variables including sex and body mass index (BMI).

Methods: One hundred and twenty-four participants who had undergone magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) examination of the knee region for clinical indications were included in this study. BL40 needling sites were localized by World Health Organization (WHO) standards and were measured by MRI. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF
October 2020

[Professor 's experience of stage treatment for refractory facial paralysis].

Zhongguo Zhen Jiu 2020 Aug;40(8):865-7

Department of Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Shanghai Municipal Hospital of TCM Affiliated to Shanghai University of TCM.

To introduce professor s experience that different stages of refractory facial paralysis should be treated with different acupuncture methods.In early stage of facial paralysis,identifcation is important. Electroacupuncture is applied to connect Qianzheng (Extra) with Cuanzhu (BL 2), Sibai (ST 2) and Jiachengjiang (Extra), by observing the twitches of facial muscles, it is determined whether it is easy to develop into refractory facial paralysis, in order to actively take preventive treatment. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF

Needling for the Treatment of Warts.

Authors:
Joshua Schimmel

Skinmed 2020 1;18(2):91-93. Epub 2020 Mar 1.

Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, Camden, NJ;

Needling is a technique for the treatment of warts that is widely unknown and underused within dermatology. Gordon Falknor, a podiatrist, first introduced the technique of needling for the treatment plantar warts in 1969. He reported only two recurrences in 126 patients treated with his technique. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF

Cadaveric and in vivo validation of needle placement in the medial pterygoid muscle.

Musculoskelet Sci Pract 2020 10 22;49:102197. Epub 2020 May 22.

Oficial Máster in Cranio-Mandibular Disorders and Orofacial Pain, Universidad San-Pablo CEU, Madrid, Spain; Department of Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (URJC), Alcorcón, Madrid, Spain; Baylor University Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy, Waco, TX, USA.

Background: Evidence suggests that medial pterygoid muscle plays an important role in temporomandibular pain. Therapeutic approaches targeting this muscle are needed.

Objective: To determine if a solid needle accurately penetrates the medial pterygoid muscle during the application of dry needling. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF
October 2020

Factors Affecting Depth of Penetration in Microneedling- and Laser-Assisted Drug Delivery: The Importance of Timing of Topical Application.

Dermatol Surg 2020 12;46(12):e146-e153

Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts; and.

Background: Microneedling- and laser-assisted drug delivery are emerging techniques used to treat various conditions. However, key parameters affecting drug penetration remain unknown.

Objective: This study aims to investigate the importance of timing of topical application, needle length, and device type for drug delivery. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF
December 2020

['s special penetrating needling method].

Zhongguo Zhen Jiu 2019 Dec;39(12):1327-31

Shanghai Literature Institute of TCM.

The clinical experience of ' penetrating needling method for refractory diseases is summarized. In clinical practice, the penetrating needling method is usually divided into shallow penetrating needling method and deep penetrating needling method. The shallow penetrating method includes parallel penetrating method, cross penetrating method, relay penetrating method and multi-directional penetrating method. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF
December 2019

Combination of photodynamic therapy with 5-aminolaevulinic acid and microneedling in the treatment of alopecia areata resistant to conventional therapies: our experience with 41 patients.

Clin Exp Dermatol 2020 Apr 12;45(3):323-326. Epub 2019 Sep 12.

Dermatology Unit, University of Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, Naples, Italy.

Alopecia areata (AA) is a complex immune-mediated disorder, which is difficult to treat. The available treatment options seem to have limited benefit, help only some patients and have a high relapse rate. We evaluated a new therapeutic option for moderate to severe AA based on the combination of photodynamic therapy (PDT) with 5-aminolaevulinic acid (ALA) and microneedling (MN). Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF

[Clinical observation of mild to moderate lumbodorsal fascitis treated with distal acupoints along meridian plus exercising combined with penetration needling on meridians of back].

Zhongguo Zhen Jiu 2019 Aug;39(8):817-20

Second Affilated Hospital of Heilongjiang University of CM, Harbin 150040, China.

Objective: To compare the therapeutic effect between distal acupoints along meridian plus exercising combined with penetration needling on meridians of back and simple penetration needling on meridians of back for mild to moderate lumbodorsal fascitis.

Methods: A total of 60 patients with mild to moderate lumbodorsal fascitis were randomized into an observation group and a control group, 30 cases in each one. In the control group, penetration needling on meridians of back was applied at acupoints of the Governor vessel (TL) and the first line of bladder meridian, penetration needling was performed from the top down along the governor vessel and the first line of bladder meridian of the lumbar back pain (from one acupoint down to another acupoint), until there was no pain. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF

The Significance of Trans-Epidermal Water Loss After Microneedling and Microneedling-Radiofrequency Procedures: Histological and IRB-Approved Safety Study.

Authors:
Gordon H Sasaki

Aesthet Surg J Open Forum 2019 Sep 30;1(3):ojz017. Epub 2019 Jul 30.

Department of Plastic Surgery, Loma Linda Medical University, Loma Linda, CA.

Background: Microneedling (MN) and microneedling-radiofrequency (MN-RF) result in skin rejuvenation and skin exposure to pathogens.

Objectives: The aim was to determine histopathological changes of needle-depth injuries in preauricular skin and measure time-dependent repair of transepidermal water loss (TEWL) in subjects.

Methods: MN and MN-RF procedures were performed at 0. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF
September 2019

Ultrasound Visualization of Radial Nerve Excursion During Acupuncture.

Med Acupunct 2019 Jun 17;31(3):185-188. Epub 2019 Jun 17.

Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO.

Nerves are likely to be contacted by needles somewhat regularly during acupuncture treatments. However, the effects of this are not well-known or described. The aim of this article is to describe the effects of acupuncture needling to the radial nerve in a single healthy subject. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF

Personal Technique of Microinfiltration With Botulin Toxin: The SINB Technique (Superficial Injection Needling Botulinum).

Plast Surg (Oakv) 2019 May 11;27(2):156-161. Epub 2018 Oct 11.

Centro Polispecialistico Calvani, Rome, Italy.

The superficial injection needling botulinum (SINB) technique is the dermal injection of microdoses of botulin toxin, not by traditional syringe but with needling technique that consists in multiple microdroplets by electrical device. The intention is to decrease sweat and sebaceous gland activity to improve skin texture and sheen and to target the superficial layer of muscles that find attachment to the undersurface of the dermis causing visible rhytides. The technique is for treatment of face and neck by the injection of the botulin toxin into the dermis or in subdermal plane to improve skin texture, smoothen horizontal creases, and decrease vertical banding of the neck as well as to achieve better apposition of the platysma to the jawline and neck, improving contouring of the cervicomental angle. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF

['s acupuncture technique and the rules of acupoints selection on leg].

Zhongguo Zhen Jiu 2019 Feb;39(2):185-8

Guangzhou University of CM, Guangzhou 510006, Guangdong Province, China.

's acupuncture technique is a kind of special acupuncture methods developed and improved by . It has unique curative effects on hysterical paralysis, schizophrenia, madness, epilepsy and traumatic paraplegia, etc. This acupuncture technique has the characteristics of "deep" "transparent" "moving" and "sensing". Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF
February 2019

[Clinical observation of interventional opportunity for acupuncture treatment of acute facial neuritis].

Zhongguo Zhen Jiu 2019 Mar;39(3):237-40

Department of Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Chongqing TCM Hospital, Chongqing 400021, China.

Objective: To observe the effect of different acupuncture intervention time on the improvement of the symptoms of acute facial neuritis and the length of recovery time, and to find the best interventional opportunity for acute facial neuritis.

Methods: A total of 120 patients with acute facial neuritis (all unilateral onset) were randomly divided into 4 groups, namely group A, group B, group C and group D, 30 cases in each group. Acupuncture performed within 3 days after onset in the group A; oral mecobalamin dispersible tablets and multivitamin B tablets were received within 3 days after onset, and acupuncture was started from the 4th day in the group B; oral mecobalamin dispersible tablets and multivitamin B tablets were given within 5 days after onset, and acupuncture was administered from the 6th day in the group C; oral mecobalamin dispersible tablets and multivitamin B tablets were given within 7 days after onset, and acupuncture was applied from the 8th day in the group D. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF

[Professor 's thoughts and methods of penetration needling].

Zhongguo Zhen Jiu 2018 Nov;38(11):1201-5

Department of Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Dongzhimen Hospital of Beijing University of CM, Beijing 100700.

As a vital part of acupuncture and moxibustion,the theory of penetration needling obviously lags behind the practice. This article summarizes the thoughts andmethods of penetration needling by professor . Based on the three basic elements of penetrating acupuncture, including the acupoint, needle and manipulation, the academic origins, the application of penetrating acupuncture at present and the clinical cases are reviewed; the essential content and the extension meaning of needle penetration are summarized, which is based on the identification of the location, pathology and characteristics of disease, combined with the characteristics of acupoints and the tissue structure of the part, we quantify the intensity of stimulation, so as to provide featured reference clinical practice. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF
November 2018

Effect of He's Needling Method on Dysphagia after Stroke: A Study Protocol for a Prospective Randomized Controlled Pilot Trial.

Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2018 14;2018:6126410. Epub 2018 Aug 14.

Acupuncture and Moxibustion Department, Beijing Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine Affiliated to Capital Medical University, Beijing Key Laboratory of Acupuncture Neuromodulation, Beijing, China.

Background: Dysphagia is a common complication of stroke, affecting up to 78% of stroke patients. The existence of dysphagia after stroke has been associated with an increased risk for pulmonary complications and even mortality. Previous studies have shown that acupuncture could be potential therapeutic method for treatment of dysphagia after stroke. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF

[Professor ' clinical experience of stage treatment for shoulder-hand syndrome after stroke].

Zhongguo Zhen Jiu 2018 Aug;38(8):877-80

Rehabilitation Center, The First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou University of CM, Guangzhou 510405, Guangdong Province, China.

Professor , as the famous and veteran physician of TCM, has practiced TCM for more than 50 years, and had unique experience for the treatment of encephalopathy. Professor applied the theory of skin to guide the treatment of shoulder-hand syndrome after stroke. On the basis of the ancient acupuncture method of , combined with modern acupuncture method and new materials, with characteristics of shoulder-hand syndrome after stroke at different time points, he proposed to use floating needling and acupoint catgut embedding to treat patients with stageⅠ, and to use picking therapy and penetration needle to treat patients with stageⅡ, and to use fire needles, penetration needle and acupoint catgut embedding to treat patients with stageⅢ, combined with conventional acupuncture and rehabilitation treatment. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF

Plum-blossom needling enhanced the effect of photodynamic therapy on basal cell carcinoma.

Photodiagnosis Photodyn Ther 2018 Sep 2;23:339-341. Epub 2018 Aug 2.

Department of Dermatology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, PR China.

Background/purpose: Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) often occurs on the face of middle and older aged people. Given this particular location, aminolevulinic acid-photodynamic therapy (ALA-PDT) is often applied. Specific measures in PDT treatment should be performed to increase the ALA penetration capability because the limited depth of ALA penetration may not allow for therapy to reach the tumor base. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF
September 2018

Randomized, double-blind study comparing percutaneous electrolysis and dry needling for the management of temporomandibular myofascial pain.

Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal 2018 Jul 1;23(4):e454-e462. Epub 2018 Jul 1.

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Virgen del Rocio University Hospital, Av. Manuel Siurot s/n, 41013 Seville, Spain,

Background: To assess whether the techniques of percutaneous needle electrolysis (PNE) and deep dry needling (DDN) used on trigger points (TrP) of lateral pterygoid muscle (LPM) can significantly reduce pain and improve function in patients with myofascial pain syndrome (MPS) compared to a control group treated with a sham needling procedure (SNP).

Material And Methods: Sixty patients diagnosed with MPS in the LPM were selected and randomly assigned to one of three groups. The PNE group received electrolysis to the LPM via transcutaneous puncture. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF

[Special penetration needling for refractory peripheral facial paralysis].

Zhongguo Zhen Jiu 2018 Mar;38(3):269-72

Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Longyan People's Hospital, Longyan 364000, Fujian Province, China.

Objective: To observe the clinical effect difference between special penetration needling and conventional penetration needling for the refractory peripheral facial paralysis.

Methods: A total of 97 patients with intractable facial paralysis were randomized into an observation group (49 cases and 2 dropping) and a control group (48 cases and 4 dropping). In the observation group, special penetration needling at an angle about 45° between the penetration needle and paralysis muscle bundle was used, Yangbai (GB 14) through Touwei (ST 8), Yangbai (GB 14) through Shangxing (GV 23), Sizhukong (TE 23) through Yuyao (EX-HN 4), Qianzhen (Extra) through Yingxiang (LI 20), mutual penetration between Yingxiang (LI 20) and Jiache (ST 6). Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF

Commentary on: Micro-Needling Depth Penetration, Presence of Pigment Particles, and Fluorescein-Stained Platelets: Clinical Usage for Aesthetic Concerns.

Authors:
Des Fernandes

Aesthet Surg J 2017 01 1;37(1):86-88. Epub 2016 Nov 1.

Dr Fernandes is a plastic surgeon in private practice in Cape Town, South Africa

View Article and Full-Text PDF
January 2017

Commentary on: Micro-Needling Depth Penetration, Presence of Pigment Particles, and Fluorescein-Stained Platelets: Clinical Usage for Aesthetic Concerns.

Aesthet Surg J 2017 01 16;37(1):84-85. Epub 2016 Aug 16.

Dr Few is a Clinical Professor of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL; and Cosmetic Medicine Section Editor of Aesthetic Surgery Journal. Mr Semersky is a pre-medical student, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC.

View Article and Full-Text PDF
January 2017

Micro-Needling Depth Penetration, Presence of Pigment Particles, and Fluorescein-Stained Platelets: Clinical Usage for Aesthetic Concerns.

Authors:
Gordon H Sasaki

Aesthet Surg J 2017 Jan 16;37(1):71-83. Epub 2016 Aug 16.

Dr Sasaki is a Clinical Professor, Loma Linda Medical University Center, Loma Linda, CA

Background: Aesthetic micro-needling (MN) has demonstrated skin permeability to cosmeceutical ingredients and platelet-rich plasma by creating reversible micro-channels in the skin.

Objectives: The purposes of this study were to determine: (1) actual needle depth-penetrations by adjusting needle lengths in a disposable tip of an electric MN device; (2) time-dependent passage of pigment and platelets; and (3) safety and efficacy profiles in patients.

Methods: Excised micro-needled pre-auricular skin was used to determine actual depths of tissue penetration with six needle lengths, and the presence of massaged pigment particles (histological examination) and fluorescein-labeled platelets (confocal laser microscopy) in 1 mm depth micro-channels over an hour. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF
January 2017