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[Experience with the reflexotherapy of diskogenic pain syndromes]
The article presents the results of examination of 304 patients with vertebral osteochondrosis and diskogenic pain who have been subjected to multiple-modality treatment (226 of them had various neurosurgical interventions) including acupuncture and drug therapy. Favourable therapeutic effect was achieved in 72% of the cases. Seventy patients were followed up. The authors present recommendations on the use of acupuncture in practical neurosurgery for the treatment of diskogenic pain.