|（Science Experiment Center，Guangzhou Sport University，Guangzhou 510500，China)
Abstract: In order to observe the effects of electroacupuncture couple with acupoint massage on treating tibia fatigue in-duced periostitis suffered by track and field athletes, the author selected 80 track and field athletes were diagnosed with tibia fatigue induced periostitis, divided them randomly into a treatment group and a control group (containing 40 patients respectively), gave the patients in the control group ordinary treatment, i.e. TDP light irradiation, local inunction and oral intake of painkillers, gave the patients in the treatment group electroacupuncture plus acupoint massage treatment, evalu-ated and compared the symptom relief times and treatment effects of the patients in the 2 groups, and revealed the follow-ing findings: the control group had an average symptom relief time of (6.3±3.16) days, 18 patients cured, 7 patients show-ing a significantly effective treatment effect, 8 patients showing an effective treatment effect, 7 patients showing no treat-ment effect, a total effective rate of 82.5%; the treatment group had an average symptom relief time of (3.1±2.21) days, 29 patients cured, 5 patients showing a significantly effective treatment effect, 3 patients showing an effective treatment effect, 3 patients showing no treatment effect, a total effective rate of 92.5%; the results of the 2 groups had a statistical difference (P<0.05). The author believed that electroacupuncture plus acupoint massage has a definite effect on treating tibia fatigue induced periostitis, is easy to operate and provided with a short recovery time, can be clinically popularized and applied.
Key words: sports medicine；tibia fatigue induced periostitis；electroacupuncture；acupoint massage；track and field athlete