Lu's Acupuncture and Moxibustion Treatment on Stroke "LAMTS"


Phase 3 Results N/A

Trial Description

There will be successive changes in traditional Chinese medicine rehabilitation for stroke patients with limb hemiparetic through therapy of acupuncture and moxibustion.

Detailed Description

There will be difference in stroke outcomes of ischemic stroke patients with limb hemiparetic from acute to chronic phase under Lu' acupuncture and moxibustion.



  • Acupuncture Device
    Intervention Desc: The treatment group:60 patients receive Acupuncture ,selecting acupoint on:Shenting(DU24), Baihui(DU20), Fengchi(GB20), Hanyan(GB4), Jianyu(LI15), Quchi(LI11),Waiguan(SJ5), Zusanli(ST36), Fenglong(ST40), Xingjian(LV2), Yongquan(KI1), 20minutes each time,ten times / treatment course,two treatment courses in total.
    ARM 1: Kind: Experimental
    Label: Acupuncture
    Description: acupuncture and moxibustion.
  • Rehabilitation Other
    Other Names: botulinum toxin injection for post stroke spasticity
    Intervention Desc: The matched group:60 patients receive rehabilitation treatment,45 minutes each once,ten time as a period of treatment,two periods of treatment in all.
    ARM 1: Kind: Experimental
    Label: Rehabilitation
    Description: rehabilitation exercise

Trial Design

  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor)
  • Purpose: Treatment
  • Endpoint: Safety/Efficacy Study
  • Intervention: Parallel Assignment


Type Measure Time Frame Safety Issue
Primary Simplified Fugl-Meyer Scale after one course(10 times) No
Primary Modified Barthel Index after one courses(10 times) No
Primary Burden of Stroke Scale-Boss after one course(10 times) No