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International Journal of Frontiers in Medicine, 2022, 4(8); doi: 10.25236/IJFM.2022.040804.

The Efficacy in the Treatment of Acute Closed Soft Tissue Injury by Using Acupuncture and Diclofenac in Football Players


Jing Lu1, Jing Yang2

Corresponding Author:
Jing Lu

1Beidahuang Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Jiamusi, China

2Jiamusi Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Jiamusi, China


This study was aim to investigate the clinical treatment of acupuncture combined with diclofenac in the treatment of acute soft tissue injury in football players. This paperdivided100 patients with acute closed soft tissue injury caused by football into control group and treatment group randomly, 50 cases in each group. The control group was usually treated with PRICE, and the treatment group use PRICE combined with acupuncture and diclofenac to cure. One course for two weeks, treatment requires two courses. Before and after the patient was included in the study, record the scores of dynamic pain intensity, static pain intensity, local pain intensity and local sensitivity, and local swelling assessment. Improve clinical outcomes and record the treatment results after 3 days, 8 days, and 15 days. The results showed that there was a significant difference in the degree of symptomatic relief between the control group and the treatment group on days 3, 8 and 15 after treatment (P < 0.05). The difference between the two groups has statistically significant. The good rate and effective indicators of the treatment group were 65.6% and 92.1%, which was better than the control group (P <0.05) significantly. The results showed that acupuncture combined with diclofenac treatment can improve the pain symptoms of patients with soft tissue injury significantly, and its clinical superiority and overall efficacy are better than conventional PRICE treatment.


Soft Tissue Injury, Combined Diclofenac Treatment, Clinical Efficacy

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Jing Lu, Jing Yang. The Efficacy in the Treatment of Acute Closed Soft Tissue Injury by Using Acupuncture and Diclofenac in Football Players. International Journal of Frontiers in Medicine (2022), Vol. 4, Issue 8: 13-28. https://doi.org/10.25236/IJFM.2022.040804.


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