Tag Archives: Post-stroke

Acupuncture and moxibustion relieve post-stroke shoulder pain

Pub Med

Background: In China, 45% of stroke patients suffer from poststroke shoulder pain, which brings about many obstacles to further rehabilitation. To date, there have been a few studies evaluating the effects of acupuncture or massage in treating poststroke shoulder pain, and good effects have been shown. However, better clinical treatments are …

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Qi Gong improves balance in stroke patients

Pub Med

Aims: Liuzijue Qigong exercise is a traditional Chinese exercise method in which breathing and pronunciation are combined with movement guidance. Breathing is closely related to balance, and Liuzijue Qigong, as a special breathing exercise, can be applied to balance dysfunction after stroke. The purpose of this study was to observe the …

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Acupuncture reduces the death rate post-stroke

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Objectives: We investigated whether the use of adjuvant traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) therapy, a form of complementary and alternative medicine, is associated with long-term mortality after stroke. Study design: We conducted a retrospective cohort study and used claims data from Taiwan’s National Health Insurance program linked to the National Registry of Death. …

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Acupuncture beats western medicine for post-stroke thalamic pain

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Post-stroke thalamic pain is one of the most common sequelae following stroke. Analgesics, antidepressants, anticonvulsants, and surgical treatment are conventional treatment methods of post-stroke thalamic pain, but these methods have limited efficacy, cost more, and cause a likelihood of adverse reactions. Clinical studies have shown that acupuncture has a significant …

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