Clinical Approach of Chukyu Pharmacopuncture and Brainspotting Through a Traffic Accident Patient Case

교통사고 환자 증례를 통한 척유약침과 Brainspotting의 임상적 접근

  • Lee, Do-Eun (Department of Korean Neuropsychiatry, National Medical Center) ;
  • Ha, Ji-Su (Department of Acupuncture and Moxibustion Medicine, National Medical Center) ;
  • Park, Hyun-Mee (Department of Radiology, National Medical Center) ;
  • Youn, In-Ae (Department of Acupuncture and Moxibustion Medicine, National Medical Center) ;
  • Seo, Joo-Hee (Department of Korean Neuropsychiatry, National Medical Center)
  • 이도은 (국립중앙의료원 한방신경정신과) ;
  • 하지수 (국립중앙의료원 침구과) ;
  • 박현미 (국립중앙의료원 영상의학과) ;
  • 윤인애 (국립중앙의료원 침구과) ;
  • 서주희 (국립중앙의료원 한방신경정신과)
  • Received : 2021.08.06
  • Accepted : 2021.09.15
  • Published : 2021.09.30


The purpose of this study was to introduce effects of Chukyu pharmacopuncture and Brainspotting on knee pain, headaches, and acute stress disorder of a patient with a traffic accident. We treated a patient with Chukyu pharmacopuncture and Brainspotting. Numerical rating scale (NRS), Range of Motion (ROM), Hyperextension Position (HEP), Effusion (Eff), Patella Compression Test (PCT), Frontal Flexion Position (FFP), McMurray (MCM), Lateral Joint Line Tenderness (LJLT), Medial Joint Line Tenderness (MJLT), Anterior Drawer Test (ADT), Lachman Test, Varus/Valgus stress, Beck Anxiety Inventory (BAI), Patient Health Questionnaire-9 (PHQ-9), Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI), Core Seven Emotions Inventory Short Form (CSEI-S), Subjective units of disturbance scale (SUDs), and Heart rate variability (HRV) were used to evaluate the patient. After the patient was treated by Chukyu pharmacopuncture and Brainspotting, the patient showed improvement in NRS, physical examination, and psychological symptom assessment. These results indicate that Chukyu pharmacopuncture and Brainspotting are effective on knee pain, headache, and acute stress disorder after a traffic accident.



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