Biomedical Research

Research Article - Biomedical Research (2017) Volume 28, Issue 22

Acupoint application combined with acupoint massage for ankle sprain of basketball players

Purpose: To investigate the clinical efficacy of acupoint application combined with acupoint massage for ankle sprain of basketball players.

Method: To further analyse practical application of the above treatment program, 1200 basketball players with ankle sprain were selected as study objects. The course of treatment was retrospectively analysed to understand clinical efficacy of acupoint application combined with acupoint massage for ankle sprain.

Results: The results showed that acupoint application combined with acupoint massage was very effective for ankle sprain, which not only shortened hospital stay, but also shortened pain duration and increased patient satisfaction rate.

Conclusion: Acupoint application combined with acupoint massage enjoys good clinical efficacy for ankle sprain of basketball players, thus worthy of clinical popularization and application.

Author(s): Caizhen Song, Yi Wang, Peilin Long

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