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Clinical Study on Complex Facilitation Technique of Electro-acupuncturing Antagonistic Muscle Acupoint in Treating Extremital Spasm Caused by Cerebral Infarction Hemiplegia

Author WangZuo
Tutor JinRongJiang
School Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Course Rehabilitation Medicine and Physical Therapy
Keywords cerebral infarction spasm electric needle facilitation techniques
CLC R246
Type Master's thesis
Year 2009
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Objective:systematic observation“composite facilitation techniques of electric needle antagonistic muscle Acupoints”about the treatment’s Clinical Efficacy of cerebral spastic hemiplegia; Exploration of acupuncture with modern rehabilitation technique at a combination of acupuncture and traditional advantage in the clinical treatment of diseases synergies. For clinical treatment of the disease to provide a simple, convenient, safe and effective standardized treatment programs.Methods:70 cases of cerebral infarction, in line with the Ashworth spasticity rating above gradeⅠ, Brunnstrom stage classification in the first paragraph V and II stage of the following conditions are in-patients were randomly divided into three groups, one of 24 cases of electro-acupuncture group,22 cases of the rehabilitation group, electric needle with 24 cases of the rehabilitation group. For 4 weeks after treatment, compared three groups before and after treatment the clinical neurological deficit scores, assessment of movement, improving the Ashworth spasticity evaluation, assessment of activities of daily living to improve the situation.Results:The electro-acupuncture with rehabilitation group exercise in improving function, improve activities of daily living, improving the degree of neurological deficit, with the simple use of electro-acupuncture or rehabilitation group with significant difference (P<0.05); However, in regard to ease cramps, and a simple electro-acupuncture group, the rehabilitation group compared to no significant difference (P>0.05).Conclusion:The“composite facilitation techniques of electric needle antagonistic muscle Acupoints”in treatment of cerebral spastic hemiplegia, patients can improve motor function, improve activities of daily living, improving the degree of neurological deficit, ease cramps, it is worth further study.

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