A case study on Prolapsed Lumbar Intervertebral Disease (PLID) acupuncture treatment in Bangladesh


  • Dr. S. M. Shahidul Islam Visiting Consultant & Acupuncture Specialist, Suo-Xi Hospital (Acupuncture), Shaan Tower, Chamelibag, Santinagar, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Dr. Hui Hui Li Consultant, Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Peoples Hospital of Chinese Medicine, Ruian City, China
  • Sabina Yasmin CEO, Suo-Xi Hospital (Acupuncture), Shaan Tower, Chamelibag, Santinagar, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Mohammad Shajib Sheik Managing Director, Suo-Xi Hospital (Acupuncture), Shaan Tower, Chamelibag, Santinagar, Dhaka, Bangladesh


PLID, acupuncture, physiotherapy, mobilization, manipulation, stretching, chinese method, low back-pain, lumbar disc


Background: Common medical problems include low back discomfort and sciatica. This shift will result in fewer hours worked and less strain on the national economy. Before beginning treatment, these individuals need to undergo a thorough medical evaluation. This is more likely to develop if inadequate medical or surgical treatment is provided. Examining whether or how acupuncture may enhance conventional PLID treatment is the goal of this study.

Methods: This inquiry took place at SUOXI Healthcare Limited in Shantinagar, Dhaka, Bangladesh. A 33-year-old young male patient has been complaining of lower back discomfort for the last five years. It had been five years since he had found relief from the pain in his lower back, but now he was pain-free.

Results: The results of the follow-up study were excellent. The patient's lower back pain, which he had been suffering for five years, was no longer present. Conclusion: Patients with PLID may benefit from acupuncture, according to this research.


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How to Cite

S. M. Shahidul Islam, H. H. Li, S. Yasmin, and M. S. Sheik, “A case study on Prolapsed Lumbar Intervertebral Disease (PLID) acupuncture treatment in Bangladesh”, J. A. Med. Sci, vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 01–03, Apr. 2023.