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Acupuncture improves salivation and swallowing in children with cerebral palsy

Pub Med

Objective: To compare the effect of combination of intradermal needling with oral motor therapy and simple oral motor therapy on salivation in children with cerebral palsy. Methods: A total of 60 children with salivation in cerebral palsy were randomized into an observation group and a control group, 30 cases in each group. …

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Electroacupuncture at Liangquan (CV23) improves swallowing

Pub Med

Paraventricular hypothalamus is demonstrated to regulate stress, feeding behaviors, and other related homeostatic processes. However, no direct evidence has been investigated for the role of pentricular hypothalamus in swallowing function. Acupuncture therapy at Lianquan (CV 23) acupoint has been reported to improve the swallowing function in clinical trials, but its …

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