Effectiveness of Korean Medicine Treatment on Lumbar Intervertebral Disc Herniation Patients' Fear-Avoidance Belief
요추 추간판 탈출증 환자에 적용된 한의학적 치료가 공포-회피 반응에 미치는 효과

Young-Jun Choi, Byung-Heon Moon, Yeung-Guk Ju, Kil-Hwan Kim, Seong-Bae Song, Dong-Jae Shin, Jai-Hyeon Chung, Chi-Ho Lee
2016 Journal of Korean Medicine Rehabilitation  
Objectives This study is planned to classify effectiveness of Korean medicine treatment on lumbar intervertebral Disc herniation patients' fear-avoidance belief. Methods We measured 84 patients with lumbar intervertebral disc herniation in Jaseng Korean Medicine Hospital. We used numeric rating scale, oswestry disability index, fear-avoidance belief questionaire for evaluating effectiveness of oriental medicine treatment on lumbar intervertebral disc herniation. And We used Magentic Resonance
more » ... aging (MRI) for classifying the patient who has lumbar intervertebral disc or not. Results 1. There was statistical effectiveness of korean medicine treatment on lumbar intervertebral disc herniation patients' fear-avoidance belief (p<0.01). ΔNRS and ΔODI (r=0.587) was Most statistically correlative. ΔODI and ΔFABQ had a little of statistically correlation (r=0.313). ΔNRS and ΔFABQ has no statistically correlation (r=0.145). Conclusions This study suggests that screening for the korean medicine treatment reduces fears and negative belief of patients with the lumbar disc herniation and prevents chronic physical symptoms that come from them so that it can be a great help to controlling patients' pain clinically. (J Korean Med Rehabil 2016;26(3):97-108)
doi:10.18325/jkmr.2016.26.3.97 fatcat:vnzkzsuwxbbonpih5ucnr6hvue