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Knee Pain

By Lindsay L. Trottier, DACM, L.Ac.
 

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𝗣𝗔𝗧𝗜𝗘𝗡𝗧 𝗣𝗥𝗘𝗦𝗘𝗡𝗧𝗔𝗧𝗜𝗢𝗡
39 year old male presenting with acute knee pain from insidious onset. The pain is on the lateral border of the patellar tendon of the right knee. He has pain with walking and climbing stairs. There is pain with palpation at the tendon and with flexion/extension of the knee while in a supine position. He rated the pain before treatment at a 4 out of 10.
 
𝗖𝗨𝗥𝗥𝗘𝗡𝗧 𝗦𝗬𝗠𝗣𝗧𝗢𝗠𝗦
Right knee pain along the lateral border of the patellar tendon.
 
𝗔𝗖𝗨𝗣𝗨𝗡𝗖𝗧𝗨𝗥𝗘 𝟭, 𝟮, 𝟯
A1: Right: Foot Yangming Stomach Meridian
A2: Right: Hand Jueyin Pericardium Meridian
A3: Right: PC 3a three needles
 
𝗜𝗡𝗜𝗧𝗜𝗔𝗟 𝗥𝗘𝗦𝗨𝗟𝗧𝗦
Instant pain relief after insertion of the needles.
 
𝗧𝗥𝗘𝗔𝗧𝗠𝗘𝗡𝗧 𝗖𝗢𝗨𝗥𝗦𝗘
One treatment. This patient comes in for weekly acupuncture for stress relief and other chronic pain. His knee pain was completely relieved after one treatment and has not reoccurred for the subsequent two months.
𝗥𝗘𝗙𝗘𝗥
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