Acupuncture myofascial technique to treat pain of muscle injury.

Koosnadi Saputra - MD., PhD.
Indonesia

Introduction:

 

Acupuncture treatment of pain on muscle injuries refers to insertion of the needle from superficial portion of skin and directly oblique in muscles involving the myofascial meridian tracts.

Aim:

 

Acupuncture myofascial technique to treat trigger points in muscle injuries promoting recovery of the function produced permanent therapeutic effect as a temporary pain killer via peripheral mechanism by mobilizing auto regulatory function of the muscle themselves.

Methods:

 

  1. Insertion of the needle
  • Locate the point where the patient fells most intense pain on the chief complains.
  • Accurately locate the most painful point (MPP).

Holding the needle

  • Relative long: 2,5 – 6 inch.
  • Should be by tapping tube to stabling the needle in the certain position.
  • The force is applied mainly through the thumb and index finger lightly supports the needle and control by opposite index finger the depth and direction of puncture accurately.
  • Angle of puncture is determining by the distance between MPP and point of centre.
  1. Insert to great a depth for it should be reoriented toward MPP.
  2. Manipulate the needle by shaking 3 - 4 times and lastly withdraw needle completely.

Result:

 

Myofascial technique acupuncture treating muscle injuries and the key to success is accuracy diagnosis the MPP in muscle injury and accuracy insert the needle puncture.

Conclusion:

 

Myofascial technique acupuncture is a simple technique, quick response and obtained excellent results.

Keywords:

Myofascial-technique-treatment-muscle injury


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