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J Altern Complement Med. 2010 Feb;16(2):223-4. doi: 10.1089/acm.2009.7094-O.

Apipuncture treatment for central post-stroke pain.

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Saint Paul's Oriental Medical Center, Seoul, Korea.

Abstract

OBJECTIVES:

The objective of this study was to assess the effectiveness of apipuncture treatment for central post-stroke pain.

SUBJECTS:

Two (2) female subjects with central post-stroke pain were treated with apipuncture.

RESULTS:

Both patients experienced a reduction in the intensity of pain after receiving apipuncture treatment without adverse effects.

CONCLUSIONS:

Apipuncture is an effective and safe intervention to treat central post-stroke pain.

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PMID:
20180697
DOI:
10.1089/act.2010.16402
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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