Acupuncture Treatment on Motor Dysfunction in Stroke Patients

Recruiting

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Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- The ages of stroke patients from 45 years old to 80 years old.
- The principle diagnosis according to formulated by Collaboration Acute Brain Diseases of State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 1996ï¼›Ischemic stroke confirmed by CT brain or MRI brain, with stable medical condition and awareness clear.
- Recent stroke from 6month to 12 months after onset.
- Stroke with limb motor dysfunction.
- Sufficient cognition to follow commands and Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) score > 24.
- All the patients sign a consent form.

Exclusion Criteria

- Stroke with conscious disturbance or serious cognitive impairment.
- Presence of another chronic disorder, including severe Parkinson's disease, cardiac disease, cancers, epilepsy, or chronic alcoholism.
- Impaired hepatic or renal function
- have bleeding tendency
- Being oversensitive to acupuncture.
- participation in another clinical trial