Kazunori Itoh

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Affiliation: Meiji University of Oriental Medicine
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Randomised trial of trigger point acupuncture compared with other acupuncture for treatment of chronic neck pain
    Kazunori Itoh
    Department of Clinical Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Meiji University of Oriental Medicine, Kyoto 629 0392, Japan
    Complement Ther Med 15:172-9. 2007
  2. pmc Acupuncture for chronic pain in Japan: a review
    Kazunori Itoh
    Department of Clinical Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Meiji University of Oriental Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 4:431-8. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Randomized trial of trigger point acupuncture treatment for chronic shoulder pain: a preliminary study
    Kazunori Itoh
    Department of Clinical Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Meiji University of Integrative Medicine, Kyoto, Japan Electronic address
    J Acupunct Meridian Stud 7:59-64. 2014
  4. ncbi request reprint Trigger point acupuncture treatment of chronic low back pain in elderly patients--a blinded RCT
    Kazunori Itoh
    Department of Clinical Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Meiji University of Oriental Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Acupunct Med 22:170-7. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Trigger point acupuncture for treatment of knee osteoarthritis--a preliminary RCT for a pragmatic trial
    Kazunori Itoh
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Meiji University of Oriental Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Acupunct Med 26:17-26. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Effects of trigger point acupuncture on chronic low back pain in elderly patients--a sham-controlled randomised trial
    Kazunori Itoh
    Department of Clinical Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Meiji University of Oriental Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Acupunct Med 24:5-12. 2006
  7. doi request reprint A pilot study on using acupuncture and transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation to treat chronic non-specific low back pain
    Kazunori Itoh
    Department of Clinical Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Meiji University of Integrative Medicine, Kyoto 629 0392, Japan
    Complement Ther Clin Pract 15:22-5. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Effects of trigger point acupuncture treatment on temporomandibular disorders: a preliminary randomized clinical trial
    Kazunori Itoh
    Department of Clinical Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Meiji University of Integrative Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    J Acupunct Meridian Stud 5:57-62. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint [Mechanisms of acupuncture and moxibustion on symptoms of neurology]
    Kazunori Itoh
    Department of Clinical Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Meiji University of Integrative Medicine
    Rinsho Shinkeigaku 52:1294-6. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint A proposed experimental model of myofascial trigger points in human muscle after slow eccentric exercise
    Kazunori Itoh
    Meiji University of Oriental Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Acupunct Med 22:2-12; discussion 12-3. 2004

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Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Randomised trial of trigger point acupuncture compared with other acupuncture for treatment of chronic neck pain
    Kazunori Itoh
    Department of Clinical Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Meiji University of Oriental Medicine, Kyoto 629 0392, Japan
    Complement Ther Med 15:172-9. 2007
    ..Objective was to evaluate the effects of trigger point acupuncture on pain and quality of life (QOL) in CNP patients compared to three other acupuncture treatments (acupoints, non-trigger point and sham treatment)...
  2. pmc Acupuncture for chronic pain in Japan: a review
    Kazunori Itoh
    Department of Clinical Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Meiji University of Oriental Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 4:431-8. 2007
    ..From the data, we conclude that there is limited evidence that acupuncture is more effective than no treatment, and inconclusive evidence that trigger point acupuncture is more effective than placebo, sham acupuncture or standard care...
  3. doi request reprint Randomized trial of trigger point acupuncture treatment for chronic shoulder pain: a preliminary study
    Kazunori Itoh
    Department of Clinical Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Meiji University of Integrative Medicine, Kyoto, Japan Electronic address
    J Acupunct Meridian Stud 7:59-64. 2014
    ..001). A comparison using the area under the outcome curves demonstrated a significant difference between groups (p = 0.024). Compared with SH acupuncture therapy, TrP therapy appears more effective for chronic shoulder pain. ..
  4. ncbi request reprint Trigger point acupuncture treatment of chronic low back pain in elderly patients--a blinded RCT
    Kazunori Itoh
    Department of Clinical Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Meiji University of Oriental Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Acupunct Med 22:170-7. 2004
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the effects of two different modes of trigger point acupuncture on pain and quality of life in chronic low back pain patients compared to standard acupuncture treatment...
  5. ncbi request reprint Trigger point acupuncture for treatment of knee osteoarthritis--a preliminary RCT for a pragmatic trial
    Kazunori Itoh
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Meiji University of Oriental Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Acupunct Med 26:17-26. 2008
    ..We evaluated the effects of trigger point acupuncture on pain and quality of life in knee osteoarthritis patients, compared with acupuncture at standard points, and sham acupuncture...
  6. ncbi request reprint Effects of trigger point acupuncture on chronic low back pain in elderly patients--a sham-controlled randomised trial
    Kazunori Itoh
    Department of Clinical Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Meiji University of Oriental Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Acupunct Med 24:5-12. 2006
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the effects of trigger point acupuncture on pain and quality of life in chronic low back pain patients compared with sham acupuncture...
  7. doi request reprint A pilot study on using acupuncture and transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation to treat chronic non-specific low back pain
    Kazunori Itoh
    Department of Clinical Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Meiji University of Integrative Medicine, Kyoto 629 0392, Japan
    Complement Ther Clin Pract 15:22-5. 2009
    ..The present study tests whether a combined treatment of acupuncture and transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) is more effective than acupuncture or TENS alone for treating chronic low back pain (LBP)...
  8. doi request reprint Effects of trigger point acupuncture treatment on temporomandibular disorders: a preliminary randomized clinical trial
    Kazunori Itoh
    Department of Clinical Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Meiji University of Integrative Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    J Acupunct Meridian Stud 5:57-62. 2012
    ..0152). Compared with sham acupuncture therapy, trigger point acupuncture therapy may be more effective for chronic temporomandibular joint myofascial pain...
  9. ncbi request reprint [Mechanisms of acupuncture and moxibustion on symptoms of neurology]
    Kazunori Itoh
    Department of Clinical Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Meiji University of Integrative Medicine
    Rinsho Shinkeigaku 52:1294-6. 2012
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  10. ncbi request reprint A proposed experimental model of myofascial trigger points in human muscle after slow eccentric exercise
    Kazunori Itoh
    Meiji University of Oriental Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Acupunct Med 22:2-12; discussion 12-3. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop an experimental model of myofascial trigger points to investigate their pathophysiology...
  11. pmc Effects of acupuncture to treat fibromyalgia: A preliminary randomised controlled trial
    Kazunori Itoh
    Department of Clinical Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Meiji University of Integrative Medicine, Hiyoshi cho, Nantan, Kyoto 629 0392, Japan
    Chin Med 5:11. 2010
    ..0; P = 0.022) in group B decreased and QoL (U = 24.5; P = 0.026) improved compared to group A. CONCLUSION: The present study suggests that acupuncture treatment is effective to relieve pain for FM patients in terms of QoL and FIQ...
  12. ncbi request reprint Influence of surface anesthesia on the pressure pain threshold measured with different-sized probes
    Ken Takahashi
    Japan Foundation for Aging and Health, Aichi, Japan
    Somatosens Mot Res 22:299-305. 2005
    ..Pain thresholds to heat did not change after application of the anesthesia. These results suggest that larger pressure probes can give a better estimation of muscular pain threshold...
  13. ncbi request reprint [Study on the prevalence of Parkinson's disease: based on epidemiological surveys]
    Kazunori Itoh
    Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    Hokkaido Igaku Zasshi 78:491-501. 2003