Effects of Acupuncture Treatment on Daily Life Activities and Quality of Life

Completed

Phase N/A Results

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

>= 40 years of age, acute focal ischemic nonhemorrhagic lesion, onset < 1 week prior to randomization, unable to walk without support and/or unable to eat and/or dress without assistance, able to cooperate mentally, willing to participate.

Exclusion Criteria

Other severe disease necessitating hospital or nursing home care; severe aphasia or unconsciousness; an earlier cerebral lesion, with a documented need of care; treatment with a cardiac pacemaker.