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ISSN 1006-2157 CN 11-3574/R

JOURNAL OF BEIJING UNIVERSITY OF TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE ›› 2019, Vol. 42 ›› Issue (1): 84-88.doi: 10.3969/j.issn.1006-2157.2019.01.014

• Clinical studies • Previous Articles    

Promotion mode of evaluation on sinews and bones for treating cervical spondylosis*

Guo Guangxin1, Kong Lingjun1, 2, Zhu Qingguang1, 2, Wu Zhiwei1, Zhou Xin1, Song Pengfei 1, Xu Shanda1, Lyu Zhizhen1, Sun Wuquan1, 2, Fang Min1, 2, 3#, Cheng Yanbin1, 2   

  1. 1 Yueyang Hospital of Integrated Traditional Chinese and Western Medicine, Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shanghai 200437, China;
    2 Research Institute of Tuina, Shanghai Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shanghai 200437, China;
    3 School of Acupuncture-Moxibustion and Tuina, Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shanghai 201203, China
  • Received:2018-06-06 Online:2019-01-30 Published:2019-03-01
  • Contact: Fang Min, male, PhD.,Professor, Doctoral Supervisor. Research direction: mechanism of tuina in intervention of osteoarthrosis
  • Supported by:
    Traditional Chinese Medicine Special Industry Research of State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine (No. 2015468003-1), Shanghai Science and Technology Commission Research Project(No. 16401970200)

Abstract: The evaluation on sinews and bones in tuina of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) re-fersto a systematic approach to evaluate the patient's physical state, so as to select appropriate tuina therapies and achieve safe and efficient goals. Through summarizing the characteristics of evaluation on sinews and bones in main schools of modern TCM tuina including assessments of bone landmarks, soft tissues and pain, and Western manual therapies including assessments of palpation of spine, postures (positions), pain and surrounding soft tissues, the key elements of promotion mode of evaluation on sinews and bones in TCM tuina are proposed, namely the evalu-ation on muscle tissue morphology, postures, tenderness points and joint motions. The purpose is to provide a reference for establishing a scientific, standard and feasible mode of evaluation on sinews and bones.

Key words: traditional Chinese medicine, tuina, theory of sinews and bones, evaluation on sinews and bones

CLC Number: 

  • R244.1