Clinical research of the five needles combined with rehabilitation training treatment dysphagia after stroke
Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. 29(5 Suppl):1745-1748, 2016 Sep.
Li Y; Ren K; Xing R; Peng J; Zhang Z; Zhao J.
To compare therapeutic effects of Five Needles of the Nape and routine acupuncture on treatment of pseudo bulbar paralysis dysphagia after Brain stroke. 60 patients were randomly divided into five key groups and routine acupuncture, and 30 cases in each group. The group of Five Needles of the Nape set points to take dumb door, Tianzhu, cure choke point with acupuncturetreatment which cooperate with swallowing training . The group of routine acupuncture set points to take Lian Quan, Tong Li, Zhao Hai points with acupuncture treatment. Both groups were acupunctured once a day, 6 times a week and 2 weeks is a period of treatment, evaluating curative effect after two courses of treatment. The total effective rate of Five Needles of the Nape group was 93.3%, when the total effective rate of routine acupuncture group was 80.0%.as a consequence Five Needles of the Nape group is superior to routine acupuncture group (P<0.05). Five Needles of the Nape have better clinical efficacy than routine acupuncture on treatment of pseudo bulbar paralysis dysphagia after Brain stroke.