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Journal of Chinese Integrative Medicine ›› 2012, Vol. 10 ›› Issue (6): 701-706.doi: 10.3736/jcim20120616

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Professor Shi Qi’s experience of applying herbal paste for treating chronic musculoskeletal conditions

Xiao-feng Li, Yong-jun Wang(), Xiu-lan Ye, Chong-jian Zhou#br#   

  1. Institute of Spine Diseases, Longhua Hospital, Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shanghai 200032, China
  • Received:2011-10-30 Accepted:2011-11-25 Online:2012-06-20 Published:2018-06-15
  • Contact: Yong-jun Wang

Professor Shi Qi is a famous traditional Chinese medicine doctor specializing in orthopaedics and traumatology, who has formatted a set of systematic protocols for the diagnosis and treatment of chronic musculoskeletal conditions. When it is time for using tonics in winter, he advocates applying herbal paste for treating chronic musculoskeletal diseases. This paper introduces Professor Shi Qi’s commonly used prescription for treating chronic musculoskeletal conditions and puts forward demands and understandings in concocting herbal paste, experience in herbal paste for treating chronic musculoskeletal diseases such as cervical spondylosis, lumbar disc herniation, lumbar spinal stenosis, lumbar muscle strain, ankylosing spondylitis, osteoporosis, knee osteoarthritis and avascular necrosis of femoral head, and the advantages of herbal paste for treating chronic musculoskeletal conditions as opposed to alternative treatments.

Key words: compounds (TCD), Shi Qi, herbal paste, chronic musculoskeletal disease, famous doctor’s experience;

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