Zhongguo Zhong Xi Yi Jie He Za Zhi. 2005 Sep;25(9):834-6.
[Article in Chinese]
Wang Q, Xiong JX.
The First Hospital Affiliated to Guangzhou University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Guangzhou. email@example.com
OBJECTIVE: To explore the clinical efficacy of electro-acupuncture (EA) on 5-visceral Back-shu points in treating chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS).
METHODS: Forty patients with CFS were treated by EA on Back-shu points, the changes of scoring by Fatigue Assessment Instrument (FAI) and Symptom Checklist 90 (SCL-90) were observed before and after treatment.
RESULTS: The scale of FAI and SCL-90 significantly decreased after EA (P < 0.01).
CONCLUSION: EA on Back-shu points is one of the effective approaches for treatment of CFS.
PMID: 16248250 [PubMed – in process]