To study the feasibility of acupuncture in combination with conventional supportive treatment for acute stroke patients.
- Acupuncture Device
Intervention Desc: Acupuncture (from Lat. acus, "needle", and pungere, "prick") or in Standard Mandarin, zhe-n bia-n (a related word zhe-n jiu( refers to acupuncture together with moxibustion) is a technique of inserting and manipulating fine filiform needles into specific points on the body with the aim of relieving pain and for therapeutic purposes. According to acupuncture theory, these acupuncture points lie along meridians along which qi, a kind of vital energy, is said to flow.
Randomized, controlled trial of 30 patients.
Patients were randomly assigned to a treatment with or without acupuncture. Acupuncture was applied 3 times/week for 4 weeks.
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|No outcomes associated with this trial.|