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Zhongguo Zhen Jiu. 2006 Nov;26(11):825-8.

[Advances of studies on acupuncture and moxibustion for treatment of spastic paralysis after stroke].

[Article in Chinese]

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  • 1Rehabilitation Department, Zhongshan Hospital Affiliated to Guangzhou University of TCM, Guangdong 528400, China. daifu123@tom.com

Abstract

OBJECTIVE:

To introduce progresses of studies on acupuncture and moxibustion for treatment of spastic paralysis after stroke.

METHODS:

The literature about acupuncture and moxibustion for treatment of spastic paralysis after stroke in recent ten years were reviewed from the clinical and mechanism studies and so on.

CONCLUSION:

A great number of clinical and mechanism studies have proved that acupuncture and moxibustion therapy can relieve spastic paralysis after stroke, with better therapeutic effect, no side-effects, flexible selection of acupoints and more methods, but clinical and mechanism studies still need further to be improved and raised.

PMID:
17165511
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