Acupuncture for the treatment of acute neck pain caused by stiff neck: a case report

Jinhuan Yue

Abstract


A 31-year-old man suffered from acute neck pain caused by stiff neck with serious limitation of neck activity. The neck pain relieved significantly after acupuncture treatment at Zhongzhu (SJ3) acupoint for three days; and it completed disappeared after 2 and 4 weeks after treatment cessation.


Keywords


Acupuncture; Acupoint; Zhongzhu (SJ3); Neck pain; Stiff neck; Case report.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18088/ejbmr.3.4.2017.pp9-10