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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29701038/-dynamic-scalp-acupuncture-combined-with-pnf-therapy-for-upper-limb-motor-impairment-in-ischemic-stroke-spastic-hemiplegia
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Lili Qi, Zhenxiang Han, Yixin Zhou, Wenhua Chen, Lixi Chu, Jingjue Lu, Wenjie Xu, Honglin Wang, Zhibo Wang, Juan Ling
OBJECTIVE: On the basic therapy, to assess the clinical effects of dynamic scalp acupuncture, scalp acupuncture combined with proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF) therapy and simple PNF therapy for upper limb motor impairment in ischemic post-stroke spastic hemiplegia. METHODS: A total of 90 cases were randomly assigned into a PNF group, a dynamic scalp acupuncture group and a scalp acupuncture group, 30 cases in each group. Basic therapy and PNF therapy were applied in the three groups...
March 12, 2018: Zhongguo Zhen Jiu, Chinese Acupuncture & Moxibustion
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29696928/-zhang-ren-s-experience-in-the-treatment-of-cortical-blindness-with-acupuncture-report-of-medical-cases
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Jin Zhang, Weijie Yang, Jian Liu
ZHANG Ren 's experience is introduced in the treatment of cortical blindness with the comprehensive acupuncture therapy for benefiting qi and resolving stasis. The comprehensive therapy includes acupuncture at Sishencong (EX-HN 1), Xinming No.1 (Extra), Shang Jianming, Chengqi (ST 1), Xinming No.2 (Extra), optic area and visual area (scalp acupuncture); acupoint injection applied alternatively at Qiuhou (EX-HN 7) and Taiyang (EX-HN 5); the auricular point paste stimulation at Brain Point, Shenmen (TF4 ), Gan (CO12 ), Shen (CO10 ), Yan (LO5 ), Eye No...
April 12, 2018: Zhongguo Zhen Jiu, Chinese Acupuncture & Moxibustion
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29696920/-clinical-observation-on-idiopathic-tinnitus-treated-with-acupuncture-buzhong-yiqi-tang-and-cizhu-wan
#3
Surong Chen, Xuming Tan, Lanbo Fei, Xiande Xiang
OBJECTIVE: To observe the differences in the clinical therapeutic effects on idiopathic tinnitus between the combined therapy with acupuncture and the modified formula of buzhong yiqi tang and cizhu wan and the simple administration of the modified formula of buzhong yiqi tang and cizhu wan . METHODS: A total of 60 patients were randomized into a combined treatment group and an herbal medicine group, 30 cases in each one and 2 cases dropped out in the herbal medicine group...
April 12, 2018: Zhongguo Zhen Jiu, Chinese Acupuncture & Moxibustion
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29614554/-effect-of-foam-sclerotherapy-for-the-treatment-of-oropharyngeal-venous-malformation
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C Q Niu, H Jiang, S Y Zhou, G Shen, H B Li, J Zhang
Objective: To evaluate the safety and efficacy of foam sclerotherapy with polidocanol for the treatment of venous malformation in the oropharynx. Methods: The clinical data of 21 children with venous malformation in the oropharynx treated by foam sclerotherapy were retrospectively analyzed. There were 10 males and 11 females, ranging in age from 1 month to 13 years, with a median age of 2.3 years. MRI was performed in all children, and the diagnosis was further confirmed by radiography. After general anesthesia, the oropharynx was exposed by opening device...
March 7, 2018: Zhonghua Er Bi Yan Hou Tou Jing Wai Ke za Zhi, Chinese Journal of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29560638/-data-mining-revealed-characteristics-of-clinical-application-of-scalp-acupuncture
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Qiong Wang, Hai-Jiao Xing, Na Bao, Ling-Juan Kong, Ye-Juan Jia, Ke Yang, Yan-Hui Sun, Jian-Ling Wang, Jing Shi, Xiao-Feng Li, Jing Xu, Xuan-Ping Zhang, Xin Zhang, Chun-Sheng Jia, Ren-Ling Li
OBJECTIVE: To explore the regularity and characteristics of clinical application of scalp acupuncture therapy for different types of clinical conditions so as to provide a reference for clinical practice. METHODS: In the present study, "head acupuncture" and"scalp acupuncture" were used as the keywords to search papers and academic dissertations having definite standards for diagnosis and therapeutic effect assessment and published in journals and academic conferences collected in database China National Knowledge Internet(CNKI) from January 1 of 1959 to December 31 of 2016, followed by constructing a database after sorting, screening, recording, extracting, and statistical analysis by using a computer...
March 25, 2018: Zhen Ci Yan Jiu, Acupuncture Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29534757/a-survey-of-korean-medicine-doctors-clinical-practice-patterns-for-autism-spectrum-disorder-preliminary-research-for-clinical-practice-guidelines
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Jihong Lee, Sun Haeng Lee, Boram Lee, In Jun Yang, Gyu Tae Chang
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to investigate autism spectrum disorder (ASD) clinical practice patterns of Korean medicine doctors (KMDs) through questionnaire survey. METHODS: Questionnaires on Korean medicine (KM) treatment for ASD were distributed to 255 KMDs on December 5, 2016. The KMDs were psychiatrists, pediatricians, or general practitioners, who treated patients with ASD. The questionnaire covered items on treatment methods, aims of treatment, KM syndrome differentiation, diagnostic tools, and sociodemographic characteristics...
March 13, 2018: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29473364/-discussion-on-several-contents-of-textbook-acupuncture-and-moxibustion-new-century-4th-edition
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Kaiyu Tian
The textbook Acupuncture and Moxibustion (New Century 4th Edition) was published by China Press of Traditional Chinese Medicine in August of 2016. The author proposed several discussions in the textbook. The information, including the issue date of China national standard Standardized Manipulations of Acupuncture and Moxibustion , the number of foreign countries where China medical teams were assigned, and the number of acupuncture indications recommended by WHO, was not accurate. The content, including several methods of acupoint location, specification of filiform needles, rotating angle of needle, disinfection of needles and skin, locations and indications of scalp acupuncture, etc...
February 12, 2018: Zhongguo Zhen Jiu, Chinese Acupuncture & Moxibustion
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29439994/immediate-effect-of-scalp-acupuncture-on-the-gait-of-patients-with-subacute-intracerebral-haemorrhage-analysed-by-three-dimensional-motion-secondary-analysis-of-a-randomised-controlled-trial
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Hai-Qiao Wang, Gui-Rong Dong, Chun-Ling Bao, Zhi-Hua Jiao
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the immediate effect of scalp acupuncture on walking pattern, using three-dimensional gait analysis (3D-GA), among patients in the subacute stage of intracerebral haemorrhage (ICH). METHODS: A subset of 30 patients with subacute ICH participating in a recently published randomised controlled trial who were able to walk independently were assessed by 3D-GA before and immediately after scalp acupuncture treatment (treatment group) or no intervention (control group) and the results presented here as a secondary analysis...
April 2018: Acupuncture in Medicine: Journal of the British Medical Acupuncture Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29436375/scalp-acupuncture-for-the-treatment-of-motor-function-in-acute-spinal-cord-injury-a-case-report
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Colette Widrin
An acute spinal cord injury is the result of a traumatic injury to the spinal cord caused by a contusion, compression, or severing of the spinal cord. There are approximately 17,000 new cases each year, of which, males account for 80%. Approximately 65% of these injuries cause incomplete or partial damage to the spinal cord. Comprehensive treatment is essential to restore maximum function. Surgical procedures, stem cell therapy, pharmaceutical agents, and physical therapy are employed to minimize and repair damage done to the nervous system...
April 2018: Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian Studies
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29376886/scalp-acupuncture-plus-low-frequency-rtms-promotes-repair-of-brain-white-matter-tracts-in-stroke-patients-a-dti-study
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Ning Zhao, Jingna Zhang, Mingguo Qiu, Chunrong Wang, Yun Xiang, Hui Wang, Jingwen Xie, Shu Liu, Jing Wu
To study the clinical effects of scalp acupuncture plus low frequency rTMS in hemiplegic stroke patients. A total of 28 hemiplegic stroke patients were recruited and randomly assigned to the experimental group (scalp acupuncture + low frequency rTMS + routine rehabilitation treatment) or the control group (scalp acupuncture + routine rehabilitation treatment). All patients received a diffusion tensor imaging examination on the day of admission and on the fourteenth day. Compared with pre-treatment, the upper limb motor function score and ability of daily life score increased significantly in the two groups, and motor function improvement was much greater in the experimental group...
2018: Journal of Integrative Neuroscience
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29354990/-spasmodic-hemiplegia-after-stroke-treated-with-scalp-acupuncture-music-therapy-and-rehabilitation-a-randomized-controlled-trial
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Chengjie Jia, Hongru Zhang, Guangxia Ni, Yinan Zhang, Bin Su, Xinlei Xu
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the differences in the clinical therapeutic effects on spasmodic hemiplegia after stroke among the alliance therapy of scalp acupuncture, music therapy combined with rehabilitation, the simple rehabilitation therapy and the combination of music therapy and rehabilitation. METHODS: A total of 76 patients of post-stroke spasmodic hemiplegia were randomized into a rehabilitation group (25 cases), a combination group with music therapy and rehabilitation (25 cases) and an alliance therapy group with scalp acupuncture, music therapy and rehabilitation (26 cases)...
December 12, 2017: Zhongguo Zhen Jiu, Chinese Acupuncture & Moxibustion
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29354910/-individualized-scalp-acupuncture-for-motor-dysfunction-in-stroke-a-randomized-controlled-trial
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Jun Wang, Jian Pei, Xiao Cui, Kexing Sun, Qinhui Fu, Chunyan Xing, Chao Jiang, Cuixia Zhou, Yujie Chen, Minghang Yan
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effect of individualized scalp acupuncture base on location of brain function for motor dysfunction in stroke patients. METHODS: A total of 180 patients were randomly assigned into an individualized scalp acupuncture (ISA) group, a conventional scalp acupuncture (CSA) group and a rehabilitation group, 60 cases in each one. In the ISA group, we stimulated Sishencong (EX-HN 1), motor area and balance area, matched with pre-motor area for higher muscle tension, application area and NIE 's three-needle for involuntary motion, application area for poor motor coordination, forehead five-needle for cognitive disorder, sensory area for sensory disturbance...
September 12, 2017: Zhongguo Zhen Jiu, Chinese Acupuncture & Moxibustion
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29279733/efficacy-of-parietal-acupoint-therapy-scalp-acupuncture-for-neck-shoulder-stiffness-with-related-mood-disturbance
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Naoki Aoyama, Osamu Fujii, Toshikatsu Yamamoto
Objectives: Yamamoto New Scalp Acupuncture is a quick and effective microsystem of acupuncture used for treating various symptoms for which the somatotopic area is the scalp. This article describes Parietal Acupoint Therapy (PAPT), which is another approach, using a different scalp somatotopy, and to evaluate PAPT's effect on neck/shoulder stiffness and related mood disturbances. Materials and Methods: Subjects: Forty-six volunteers suffering from chronic neck/shoulder stiffness with various symptoms (headache, dizziness, and related mood disturbance) participated in this study and were randomly divided into 2 groups: treatment (26 subjects) and control (20 subjects)...
December 1, 2017: Medical Acupuncture
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29231432/-scalp-acupuncture-for-epileptiform-discharges-of-children-with-cerebral-palsy
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Suyun Li, Zhenhuan Liu, Wenjian Zhao, Bingxu Jin, Nuo Li, Guanjun Luo
OBJECTIVE: To explore the effect of scalp acupuncture for children with cerebral palsy whose video-electroencephalogram(VEEG) showed epileptiform discharges. METHODS: A total of 184 children with cerebral palsy whose VEEG showed epileptiform discharges or those combined with epilepsy were randomly assigned into a combination group (99 cases) and a rehabilitation group (85 cases). All the cases were treated with the original antiepileptic drugs. The conventional physical training and massage were applied in the rehabilitation group for 3 courses with 20 d at the interval, once a day, 5 times a week and 15 times as one course...
March 12, 2017: Zhongguo Zhen Jiu, Chinese Acupuncture & Moxibustion
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29112942/acupuncture-for-primary-dysmenorrhea-a-meta-analysis-of-randomized-controlled-trials
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Tong Liu, Jia-Ni Yu, Bing-Yan Cao, Yuan-Yuan Peng, Yu-Pei Chen, Li Zhang
Context • Primary dysmenorrhea (PD) is one of the most common complaints among young women. Acupuncture has been widely applied as a therapeutic modality in China and abroad for PD; however, the evidence for its benefits is still not convincing. Objective • The study intended to conduct a systematic review of randomized, controlled trials (RCTs) to evaluate the evidence regarding the use of acupuncture in treating PD. Design • The research team retrieved reports for RCTs published in 7 databases from their inception to March 2016, with no language restrictions: PubMed, Medline, Embase, the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, the Chinese National Knowledge Infrastructure database, the Chinese Biomedical database, and the Wanfang database...
November 7, 2017: Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29067143/a-proposed-neurologic-pathway-for-scalp-acupuncture-trigeminal-nerve-meninges-cerebrospinal-fluid-contacting-neurons-brain
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Shuya Wang, Kun Liu, Yuan Wang, Shuyou Wang, Xun He, Xiang Cui, Xinyan Gao, Bing Zhu
Objective: Scalp acupuncture is a somatic stimulation therapy that produces prominent clinical effects when used to treat cerebral diseases. However, this acupuncture's therapeutic mechanisms have not yet been well-addressed. Scalp acupoints are innervated by the trigeminal nerve, which is coincident with the intracranial sensory afferents as well as with the meningeal vessels. In recent years, cerebrospinal fluid-contacting neurons have been found and proved to transmit allergic substances between brain the parenchyma and meninges, representing a possible network between scalp acupuncture and the brain...
October 1, 2017: Medical Acupuncture
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28888802/yamamoto-new-scalp-acupuncture-for-postoperative-pain-management-in-cats-undergoing-ovariohysterectomy
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Matheus R Ribeiro, Carolina B de Carvalho, Ricardo H Z Pereira, Gabriel M Nicácio, Rejane B Brinholi, Renata N Cassu
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the analgesic efficacy of Yamamoto New Scalp Acupuncture (YNSA) as an adjuvant for postoperative pain management in cats. STUDY DESIGN: Prospective, randomized, blinded, clinical study. ANIMALS: Twenty cats aged (mean ± standard deviation) 25 ± 9 months and weighing 2.7 ± 0.6 kg undergoing ovariohysterectomy. METHODS: The cats were sedated with intramuscular (IM) ketamine (5 mg kg-1 ), midazolam (0...
September 2017: Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28877716/assessing-the-quality-of-reports-about-randomized-controlled-trials-of-scalp-acupuncture-combined-with-another-treatment-for-stroke
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Young-Nim You, Myung-Rae Cho, Jae-Hong Kim, Ju-Hyung Park, Gwang-Cheon Park, Min-Yeong Song, Jin-Bong Choi, Jae-Young Han
BACKGROUND: This study was designed to assess the quality of reporting on randomized controlled trials (RCTs) of scalp acupuncture for the treatment of stroke. METHODS: The following 8 databases were systematically investigated from their inception to December 2015: PubMed, Embase, Cochrane Library, China National Knowledge Infrastructure, National Institute of Informatics Scholarly and Academic Information Navigator, National Digital Science Library, Korean Traditional Knowledge Portal, and Korean Studies Information Service System...
September 6, 2017: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28633675/acupuncture-treatment-on-the-motor-area-of-the-scalp-for-motor-dysfunction-in-patients-with-ischemic-stroke-study-protocol-for-a-randomized-controlled-trial
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Jun Wang, Jian Pei, Dhiaedin Khiati, Qinhui Fu, Xiao Cui, Yi Song, Minghang Yan, Lijun Shi, Yiwen Cai, Yuhong Ma
BACKGROUND: Scalp acupuncture has shown a remarkable treatment efficacy on motor dysfunction in patients with stroke in China, especially the motor area of Jiao's scalp acupuncture, which is the most widely used treatment. However, previous studies have summarized that the clinical curative effect of acupuncture treatment for stroke remains uncertain. Meanwhile, no randomized controlled trials on Jiao's scalp acupuncture have been performed. The aim of this study is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of Jiao's scalp acupuncture for motor dysfunction in ischemic stroke...
June 20, 2017: Trials
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28619309/scalp-acupuncture-attenuates-neurological-deficits-in-a-rat-model-of-hemorrhagic-stroke
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Hao Liu, Xiaowei Sun, Wei Zou, Mengtong Leng, Beng Zhang, Xiaoyu Kang, Tao He, Hui Wang
BACKGROUND: Hemorrhagic stroke accounts for approximately 15% of all stroke cases, and is associated with high morbidity and mortality. Limited human studies suggested that scalp acupuncture could facilitate functional recovery after cerebral hemorrhage. In the current study, we used an animal model of cerebral hemorrhage to examine the potential effects of scalp acupuncture. METHODS: Adult male Sprague-Dawley rats received autologous blood (50μL) into the right caudate nucleus on the right side under pentobarbital anesthesia, and then received scalp acupuncture (DU20 through GB7 on the lesion side) or sham acupuncture (1cm to the right side of the acupoints) (n=10 per group)...
June 2017: Complementary Therapies in Medicine
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