To compare the therapeutic effects of triple puncture at Tianzong (SI 11) and routine acupuncture on obstinate tennis elbow.
A common condition that is experienced not only by golfers and tennis players but those using a computer mouse and various types of repetitive movements.
Sixty-two cases were randomly divided into 2 groups. The treatment group of 32 cases were treated with triple puncture at Tianzong (SI 11) combined with local points of the elbow, and the control group of 30 cases were treated with local points of the elbow. After one therapeutic course, changes in the symptoms and signs between the two groups were compared.
The cured rate of 71.900 in the treatment group was significantly better than 43.3% in the control group (P
Acupuncture and tennis elbow: triple puncture combined with routine acupoint selection therapy has a better therapeutic effect on obstinate tennis elbow than the routine acupoint selection therapy.
– SOURCE: Shanghai Guanghua Hospital of Integrated Traditional Chinese and Western Medicine, Shanghai 200052, China.
Dr. Tony Willcox PhD. has been treating tennis and golf elbow for over 16 years. Ten of those years was as the Official Acupuncturist for the National Hockey Leagues Florida Panthers in Sunrise Florida. Another five years was with the Blackzilians a professional Ultimate Fighting Championship team. Whether its getting banged up with the hockey or the fighting Dr. Tony has seen it all when it comes to improvement and recovery from lateral epicondylitis or tennis elbow. Whether you’re a novice golfer or a professional sports athlete, Dr. Tony provides a combination of Acupuncture, ElectroAcupuncture, Infrared heat, K-Laser class IV light therapy, Cupping and Gua Sha with other treatments in order to get you back in the game quicker.