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2TMR Integrative Medicine  2019, 3: e19008.       DOI: 10.12032/TMRIM201903008
The review of clinical application of X-shaped balance acupuncture therapy for joint pain and activity disorder
Cheng-Li Sun1, Wen Lu1, Li-Qun He2, Jian-Dong Gao2, Jing Xiao3,*()
1Department of General Medicine, Shanghai Baoshan Hospital of Integrated Traditional Chinese Medicine and Western Medicine, Shanghai, China
2Department of Nephrology, Shuguang Hospital Affiliated to Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shanghai, China
3Department of Rehabilitation, Longhua Hospital Affiliated to Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shanghai, China.
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We have applied X-shaped balance acupuncture therapy in the clinic to treat local pain such as neck, shoulder, back and leg pain, and achieved good results. Most pain disorders are effective and lasting.


Musculoskeletal diseases such as neck, shoulder, back and leg pain are extremely common in clinic. Diseases of the joints of the extremities, especially sputum, wrist sprains, and periarthritis of the shoulders, and even lumbar disc herniation, use X-shaped balance acupuncture therapy to relieve pain and improve motor function. The method of obtaining acupoints is simple and easy to operate. Many of clinical comparison shows that this therapy is simple to conventional acupuncture and moxibustion in the treatment of local pain and joint diseases. This review concluded the advantaged about the X-shaped balance acupuncture therapy and it worth to clinical promotion.

Key wordsX-shaped balance acupuncture therapy      Joint strain      Tennis elbow      Lumbar disc herniation      Gout      Corresponding acupoint selection acupuncture     
Published: 22 April 2019
Corresponding Authors: Xiao Jing   
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Cheng-Li Sun, Wen Lu, Li-Qun He, Jian-Dong Gao, Jing Xiao. The review of clinical application of X-shaped balance acupuncture therapy for joint pain and activity disorder. 2TMR Integrative Medicine, 2019, 3: e19008.  

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