Acupuncture for Stroke Rehabilitation: Three Decades of Information from China

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Blue Poppy Enterprises, Inc., 2006 - Health & Fitness - 176 pages
Using the information in this book, the thousands of people living with long term disability due to stroke, can lead a better quality of life. The book contains classical and standard contemporary acupuncture for emergency and rehabilitation use. Its covers such areas as: Running needle; Moxibustion; Electro-acupuncture; Magneto-therapy and herbal patches; Special protocols by famous contemporary practitioners; Treatments for body, scalp, ear, tongue, wrist-ankle and ocular acupuncture; and, the treatment of 23 post stroke sequelae. The final chapter of the book recounts the outcomes of scores of clinical trials proving acupuncture efficacy in the treatment of stroke.
 

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Contents

FOUR
1
Traditional Chinese Medicine Stroke
5
Jiao Shunfas Scalp Needling Method
18
Clinical Trials of the Treatment of Stroke
27
Treatment Based on Paralytic Site
28
Traditional Acupuncture Treatment With Emphasis on Manual Manipilation Methods
30
Clinical Trials Exemplifying the Use of Special Techniques
33
Selecting Points Only on the Yang Ming Channels
34
Ataxia
86
Muscular Atrophy of the Extremities
88
Muscular Tension of the Extremities
89
Disturbances in Mental Ability
90
Sensory Disturbance
93
Shoulder Pain
95
Insomnia
98
Hypertension
99

Running Needles Technique on the Yin Channels
36
Prescription Based on the Flow of Qi in the 12 Channels
37
Paravertebral Poins Needling Technique
39
Tongue Acupuncture
40
Chinese Awn Needle Acupuncture
44
WristAnkle Needling Method
46
Magnetic Acupoint Therapy
47
Crowded Needling Technique
49
Setting the Mountain on Fire Technique
50
Biological Tide of the Flow of Qi Blood Technique
52
Moxibustion Method
53
Symmetrical Needling Method
54
Herbal Patch Application Method
55
Acupoint Hot Compress Method
56
He Gu Needling Method
58
Extraordinary Electroacupuncture Plus Moxibustion
60
Cutaneous Needling with Scalp Acupuncture
61
Acupuncture Treatment for the Acute Stage of Stroke
63
Depression
71
Dysfunction of the Thumb
73
Dysfunction of the Wrist and Ankle Joints
74
Dysfunction of the Upper Extremity
76
Dysopsia
77
Dysphagia
79
Aphasia
84
Headache
101
Urinary Incontinence
102
Urinary Retention
103
Edema
105
Persistent Phrenospasm
107
Persistent Laughing After Stroke
108
SEVEN From Art to Science
113
Animal Studies
119
The Combination of Human Animal Studies
121
EIGHT Prevention
125
Risk Factors That Cannot Be Changed
128
When Should Something Be Done?
129
Symptoms of Emergency
130
Steps for Preventing a Stroke
131
Preventing Stroke With Professionally Prescribed Chinese Medicine
132
Other Chinese Medicinal Selfcare Methods to Help Reduce Stroke Risk
134
Preventing Stroke Through the Integration of Modern Western Medicine Complimentary Therapies
137
Living a Healthy Lifestyle
139
Additional Nutritional Therapies to Reduce Stroke Risk
141
Other Possibly Useful Vitamins and Herbs
142
APPENDICES
145
ENGLISH LANGUAGE BIBLIOGRAPHY
159
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
165
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