Frauke Musial

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Publications

  1. pmc Gender differences in prevalence and associations for use of CAM in a large population study
    Agnete E Kristoffersen
    The National Research Center in Complementary and Alternative Medicine NAFKAM, Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    BMC Complement Altern Med 14:463. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Naturopathic reflex therapies for the treatment of chronic back and neck pain - Part 1: Neurobiological foundations
    Frauke Musial
    The National Research Center in Complementary and Alternative Medicine NAFKAM, Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Health Science, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Forsch Komplementmed 20:219-24. 2013
  3. doi request reprint The effect of electroacupuncture and tramadol on experimental tourniquet pain
    Frauke Musial
    Department of Complementary and Integrative Medicine, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Acupunct Med 30:21-6. 2012
  4. pmc The influence of a series of five dry cupping treatments on pain and mechanical thresholds in patients with chronic non-specific neck pain--a randomised controlled pilot study
    Romy Lauche
    Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach Foundation, University of Duisburg Essen, Knappschafts Krankenhaus, Am Deimelsberg 34a, 45276 Essen, Germany
    BMC Complement Altern Med 11:63. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of pulsating cupping (pneumatic pulsation therapy) for chronic neck pain
    Holger Cramer
    Chair of Complementary and Integrative Medicine, University of Duisburg Essen, Germany
    Forsch Komplementmed 18:327-34. 2011
  6. pmc The benefit of a mechanical needle stimulation pad in patients with chronic neck and lower back pain: two randomized controlled pilot studies
    Claudia Hohmann
    Chair of Complementary and Integrative Medicine, University of Duisburg Essen, Knappschafts Krankenhaus, Am Deimelsberg 34a, 45276 Essen, Germany
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2012:753583. 2012
  7. doi request reprint My back has shrunk: the influence of traditional cupping on body image in patients with chronic non-specific neck pain
    Romy Lauche
    Chair of Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach Foundation, University of Duisburg Essen, Germany
    Forsch Komplementmed 19:68-74. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Pain modulation by meditation and electroacupuncture in experimental submaximum effort tourniquet technique (SETT)
    Kyung Eun Choi
    Department of Complementary and Integrative Medicine, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Explore (NY) 7:239-45. 2011
  9. pmc The effect of traditional cupping on pain and mechanical thresholds in patients with chronic nonspecific neck pain: a randomised controlled pilot study
    Romy Lauche
    Chair of Complementary and Integrative Medicine, University of Duisburg Essen, Knappschafts Krankenhaus, Am Deimelsberg 34a, 45276 Essen, Germany
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2012:429718. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Changes of Intestinal Microflora in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis during Fasting or a Mediterranean Diet
    Annalena Abendroth
    Kliniken Essen Mitte, Knappschaftskrankenhaus, Department for Internal Medicine V Naturopathy and Integrative Medicine, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Forsch Komplementmed 17:307-13. 2010

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Publications22

  1. pmc Gender differences in prevalence and associations for use of CAM in a large population study
    Agnete E Kristoffersen
    The National Research Center in Complementary and Alternative Medicine NAFKAM, Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    BMC Complement Altern Med 14:463. 2014
    ..Therefore, the aim of the study presented here is to describe the prevalence of CAM use on the background of gender and to describe the specific characteristics of male and female users in the total Tromsø 6 population...
  2. doi request reprint Naturopathic reflex therapies for the treatment of chronic back and neck pain - Part 1: Neurobiological foundations
    Frauke Musial
    The National Research Center in Complementary and Alternative Medicine NAFKAM, Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Health Science, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Forsch Komplementmed 20:219-24. 2013
    ..This essay discusses specific reflex therapies (cupping, Gua Sha massage, classical massage, and rhythmic embrocation) and their possible mechanisms of action via ascending pathways to the brain...
  3. doi request reprint The effect of electroacupuncture and tramadol on experimental tourniquet pain
    Frauke Musial
    Department of Complementary and Integrative Medicine, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Acupunct Med 30:21-6. 2012
    ..The hypoalgesic effect of electroacupuncture (EA) was directly compared with the analgesic effect of pharmacological interventions using the submaximum effort tourniquet technique (SETT)...
  4. pmc The influence of a series of five dry cupping treatments on pain and mechanical thresholds in patients with chronic non-specific neck pain--a randomised controlled pilot study
    Romy Lauche
    Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach Foundation, University of Duisburg Essen, Knappschafts Krankenhaus, Am Deimelsberg 34a, 45276 Essen, Germany
    BMC Complement Altern Med 11:63. 2011
    ..Sensory mechanical thresholds and the participants' self-reported outcome measures of pain and quality of life were evaluated...
  5. doi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of pulsating cupping (pneumatic pulsation therapy) for chronic neck pain
    Holger Cramer
    Chair of Complementary and Integrative Medicine, University of Duisburg Essen, Germany
    Forsch Komplementmed 18:327-34. 2011
    ..Pneumatic pulsation therapy may combine the effects of cupping therapy and massage. This study investigated the effect of pneumatic pulsation therapy on chronic neck pain compared to standard medical care...
  6. pmc The benefit of a mechanical needle stimulation pad in patients with chronic neck and lower back pain: two randomized controlled pilot studies
    Claudia Hohmann
    Chair of Complementary and Integrative Medicine, University of Duisburg Essen, Knappschafts Krankenhaus, Am Deimelsberg 34a, 45276 Essen, Germany
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2012:753583. 2012
    ..032 and BP: P = .013). There was no effect on VDT and MDT. The NPQ showed also a significant improvement, but not the ODI. Conclusions. The mechanical NSP seems to be an effective treatment method for chronic NP and BP...
  7. doi request reprint My back has shrunk: the influence of traditional cupping on body image in patients with chronic non-specific neck pain
    Romy Lauche
    Chair of Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach Foundation, University of Duisburg Essen, Germany
    Forsch Komplementmed 19:68-74. 2012
    ..This qualitative study investigates body image in patients with chronic non-specific neck pain (CNP), its influence on their everyday life and any changes linked to traditional cupping therapy...
  8. doi request reprint Pain modulation by meditation and electroacupuncture in experimental submaximum effort tourniquet technique (SETT)
    Kyung Eun Choi
    Department of Complementary and Integrative Medicine, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Explore (NY) 7:239-45. 2011
    ..Although acupuncture and meditation are widely utilized in the clinical treatment of pain, trials to evaluate their efficacy and modes of action under experimental conditions have yielded equivocal results...
  9. pmc The effect of traditional cupping on pain and mechanical thresholds in patients with chronic nonspecific neck pain: a randomised controlled pilot study
    Romy Lauche
    Chair of Complementary and Integrative Medicine, University of Duisburg Essen, Knappschafts Krankenhaus, Am Deimelsberg 34a, 45276 Essen, Germany
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2012:429718. 2012
    ..029 to 0.148, pain-adjacent: 0.118, 95%CI 0.038 to 0.199; both P < 0.01). Conclusion. A single application of traditional cupping might be an effective treatment for improving pain, quality of life, and hyperalgesia in CNP...
  10. doi request reprint Changes of Intestinal Microflora in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis during Fasting or a Mediterranean Diet
    Annalena Abendroth
    Kliniken Essen Mitte, Knappschaftskrankenhaus, Department for Internal Medicine V Naturopathy and Integrative Medicine, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Forsch Komplementmed 17:307-13. 2010
    ..The mechanisms to affect inflammation and clinical outcome in rheumatoid arthritis are only partly understood. Alterations in intestinal microflora are believed to be associated with disease activity in RA...
  11. doi request reprint Qualitative systemic review of randomized controlled trials on complementary and alternative medicine treatments in fibromyalgia
    Julia Baranowsky
    Department of Internal Medicine, Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Kliniken Essen Mitte, University Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Rheumatol Int 30:1-21. 2009
    ..No positive evidence could be identified for Qi Gong, biofeedback, and body awareness therapy...
  12. doi request reprint Efficacy of the Alexander Technique in treating chronic non-specific neck pain: a randomized controlled trial
    Romy Lauche
    Department of Internal and Integrative Medicine, Kliniken Essen Mitte, Faculty of Medicine, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany Australian Research Centre in Complementary and Integrative Medicine ARCCIM, University of Technology Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Clin Rehabil 30:247-58. 2016
    ..To test the efficacy of the Alexander Technique, local heat and guided imagery on pain and quality of life in patients with chronic non-specific neck pain...
  13. doi request reprint Efficacy of acupuncture in fibromyalgia syndrome--a systematic review with a meta-analysis of controlled clinical trials
    Jost Langhorst
    Department of Internal Medicine V, Complementary and Integrative Medicine, University of Duisburg Essen, Kliniken Essen Mitte, Germany
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 49:778-88. 2010
    ..To systematically review the efficacy of acupuncture in fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS)...
  14. doi request reprint Functional chronic pain syndromes and naturopathic treatments: neurobiological foundations
    Frauke Musial
    Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach Foundation, University of Duisburg Essen, Germany
    Forsch Komplementmed 15:97-103. 2008
    ..Further clarification of the mechanisms of action of reflex therapies will support their clinical evidence and add to our understanding of the neurobiology of complementary medicine...
  15. doi request reprint Effectiveness of traditional Chinese "gua sha" therapy in patients with chronic neck pain: a randomized controlled trial
    Maximilian Braun
    Kliniken Essen Mitte, Department of Internal Medicine V, Essen, Germany
    Pain Med 12:362-9. 2011
    ..A traditional indication of Gua sha is neck pain; no data from controlled trials exist to support this claim. The researchers aimed to investigate the effectiveness of Gua sha in the symptomatic treatment of chronic neck pain...
  16. doi request reprint Review on shilajit used in traditional Indian medicine
    Eugene Wilson
    Department of Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Kliniken Essen Mitte, Knappschafts Krankenhaus, Am Deimelsberg 34 a, 45276 Essen, Germany
    J Ethnopharmacol 136:1-9. 2011
    ..Shilajit is aptly referred to as 'rasayana'/'rasayanam' in Ayurveda and Siddha literature which means rejuvenator because it prevents ailment and enhances the quality of life...
  17. pmc Acupuncture-related modulation of pain-associated brain networks during electrical pain stimulation: a functional magnetic resonance imaging study
    Nina Theysohn
    1 Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Altern Complement Med 20:893-900. 2014
    ..This study analyzes the effects of manual acupuncture on pain ratings and brain activation in response to experimental, electrical pain stimuli...
  18. doi request reprint Psychophysiology of visceral pain in IBS and health
    Frauke Musial
    Complementary and Integrative Medicine, University of Duisburg Essen, Department of Internal Medicine, Kliniken Essen Mitte, Germany
    J Psychosom Res 64:589-97. 2008
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  19. doi request reprint Mindfulness-based stress reduction for integrative cancer care: a summary of evidence
    Frauke Musial
    The National Research Center in Complementary and Alternative Medicine NAFKAM, Department of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway
    Forsch Komplementmed 18:192-202. 2011
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  20. doi request reprint Menopause in German and Chinese women--an analysis of symptoms, TCM-diagnosis and hormone status
    Thomas Rampp
    Kliniken Essen Mitte, Knappschafts Krankenhaus, University Duisburg Essen, Am Deimelsberg 34 a, 45276, Essen, Germany
    Chin J Integr Med 14:194-6. 2008
    ..To investigate menopause-related symptoms, traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)-diagnosis and hormone status of two comparable urban samples of menopausal women, one in Essen (Germany) and the other in Shanghai (China)...
  21. doi request reprint Efficacy of hydrotherapy in fibromyalgia syndrome--a meta-analysis of randomized controlled clinical trials
    Jost Langhorst
    Department of Internal Medicine V Complementary and Integrative Medicine, University of Duisburg Essen, Kliniken Essen Mitte, Essen, Germany
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 48:1155-9. 2009
    ..To systematically review the efficacy of hydrotherapy in FM syndrome (FMS)...
  22. doi request reprint Elevated human beta-defensin-2 levels indicate an activation of the innate immune system in patients with irritable bowel syndrome
    Jost Langhorst
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Duisburg Essen, Kliniken Essen Mitte, Essen, Germany
    Am J Gastroenterol 104:404-10. 2009
    ..Recent results imply that HBD-2 is expressed in active intestinal inflammation, especially in ulcerative colitis (UC). Our aim was to evaluate fecal measurements of HBD-2 in patients with active UC and IBS, and in healthy controls (HCs)...