Effects of Acupuncture Treatment on Poststroke Motor Recovery and Physical Function - Pilot Study

Completed

Phase N/A Results

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

Patients with acute stroke resulting in hemiparesis, diagnosed by a neurologist and confirmed with CT or MRI scan.

Exclusion Criteria

Patients with a history of a previous stroke, inability to cooperate or follow directions for examination and tests, coma or subarachnoid hemorrhage, any other acute life-threatening illness or severe complications, significant systemic disease or disease that interferes with the assessment of stroke, and patients who were not independent in activities of daily living prior to stroke onset.