Zh Nevropatol Psikhiatr Im S S Korsakova. 1980 ; 80(3): 376-81.
[Reflex therapy of vertebrogenic radicular pain syndromes]
The authors analyse results of the treatment of 120 patients with vertebrogenic radicular pain syndromes by reflexotherapy, electropuncture, electroacupuncture and acupuncture, applied both alone and combined under conditions of a neurological department. Examination of the patients included a comprehensive analysis of neurological symptomatology and its variations in the time course of the treatment exercised according to a specially elaborated schedule of case history. Approaches to the choice of the most effective methods of reflexotherapy, depending on the extent of injury, intensity of the pain syndrome and the state of the vegetative nervous system are offered and the efficacy of the methods of reflexotherapy is clinically compared.