Cerebral Palsy

Acupuncture for Cerebral Palsy: New Research

Posted by on Aug 8, 2013 in Cerebral Palsy, Conditions and Symptoms | 0 comments

New research reveals that adding acupuncture treatments to conventional rehabilitative training significantly improves the efficacy of treatment for children with cerebral palsy.   A special approach to the acupuncture treatment involved the application of the clearing the governing vessel technique and the refreshing the mind technique. The addition of these two acupuncture protocols to conventional rehabilitative training increased the effective rate of medical care from 55% for children receiving only rehabilitative training to 87% for children receiving both acupuncture and rehabilitative training. The results tested for increases in motor function,...

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