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Journal of Acupuncture and Tuina Science

, Volume 4, Issue 3, pp 159–161 | Cite as

Clinical observation on therapeutic effect of yin-meridian electroacupuncture in reducing muscular tension of limbs in apoplectic hemiplegia

  • Mi Jian-ping
  • Zhang Zhong-cheng
Clinical Study

Abstract

Objective: In order to observe the therapeutic effect of acupuncture in reducing muscular tension of the limb in apoplectic hemiplegia.Methods: Yin-meridian electroacupuncture was used to treat 37 cases of high muscular tension of limbs in apoplectic hemiplegia.Results: The total effective rate was 83.3% in reducing muscular tension and was 86.5% in increasing the index in the activity of daily life (ADL).Conclusion: The findings show that yin- meridian electro-acupuncture has a good effect in reducing muscular tension and improving the activity of daily living and is beneficial to rehabilitation of paralyzed limb.

Key Words

Stroke Hemiplegia Spasm Acupuncture Therapy 

CLC number

R246.6 

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© Shanghai Research Institute of Acupuncture and Meridian 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mi Jian-ping
    • 1
  • Zhang Zhong-cheng
    • 1
  1. 1.Acupuncture DepartmentChinese Medicine Hospital of Guangdong ProvinceGuangzhouP.R. China

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