Title: Effectiveness of Acupressure, Acupuncture and Buerger’s Exercises in Varicose Veins: A Case Study
Authors: Thakrar J.V, Sakshi Thakrar, Khatri S.M
Varicose veins are widened superficial veins that commonly affect lower limbs and are easily visible; therefore it is also a cosmetic issue for large proportion of people, especially during warm weather symptom scan include heaviness, stiffness, itching, pain and cramps. In this study along with Buerger’s exercise, acupressure and acupuncture with stimulation (at point GB 34, ST 44) was applied as additional interventions in female patient of age 47 years for eight treatment sessions. We found promising results of the combined interventions in this single case.
Keywords: varicose veins, acupressure, acupuncture, Buerger’s exercise, visual analogue scale.