Volume 3, Issue 6, November 2017, Page: 71-73
Acupuncture Treatment for Sports Injury – Hamstring Muscles Group
Jihe Zhu, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University “Goce Delcev”, Shtip, Republic of Macedonia
Blagica Arsovska, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University “Goce Delcev”, Shtip, Republic of Macedonia; Institute of Biology, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, University “St. Cyril and Methodius” Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
Kristina Kozovska, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University “Goce Delcev”, Shtip, Republic of Macedonia
Received: Sep. 26, 2017;       Accepted: Oct. 26, 2017;       Published: Nov. 20, 2017
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijcems.20170306.11      View  2096      Downloads  82
Abstract
Biceps femoris is one of the muscles that forms the hamstring muscles group. Most of the athletes of all ages and sports and some active individuals, happen to have hamstring strain as most common injury in the group of active individuals. From the Chinese medical point of view, human body is not only formed of mechanic parts, but it’s an energetic collection of functions. We have the Life Energy within us, which is known as Qi. If a person has an injury, around the injured area the flow of energy becomes disrupted, causing pain and stagnation. The hamstring strain is at the level of muscles and tendons, with stagnation of the Qi and blood in channels and collaterals. The main purpose of doing this work is to show the positive results and effects of acupuncture. In the research are included 8 professional athletes in different sports, male and female, on age from 17 to 55, all with symptoms of biceps femoris pain. All patients were treated with acupuncture, indoor, on room temperature, with duration of treatments of 25-30 minutes. All of them needed only one treatment, expect for one female handball player, who needed 16 treatments to achieve positive result.
Keywords
Hamstring, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture, Treatment, Athletes
To cite this article
Jihe Zhu, Blagica Arsovska, Kristina Kozovska, Acupuncture Treatment for Sports Injury – Hamstring Muscles Group, International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Medical Sciences. Vol. 3, No. 6, 2017, pp. 71-73. doi: 10.11648/j.ijcems.20170306.11
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