Guide for authors of World Journal of Acupuncture – Moxibustion
Publication date: Available online 26 June 2019Source: World Journal of Acupuncture - MoxibustionAuthor(s):
Conclusion: Despite the heterogeneity, the results indicate that combining mirror therapy with another rehabilitation therapy on the upper extremity in patients with stroke is better than single rehabilitation therapy. However, more randomized controlled clinical trials and larger sample sizes are required for an in-depth meta-analysis.
A Chinese study found that acupuncture reduced the number of headache attacks in migraine sufferers.
Conditions: Acupuncture; Acute Low Back Pain Intervention: Other: acupuncture Sponsor: Chang Gung Memorial Hospital Recruiting
Publication date: Available online 29 March 2020Source: Integrative Medicine ResearchAuthor(s): Bong Hyun Kim, Young Kyun Moon, Min Hee Kim, Hae Jeong Nam
Condition: Suboptimal Health Status Intervention: Device: Low level laser therapy Sponsor: Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan Not yet recruiting
“Headaches aren’t welcome here” — that’s the sign you have hanging on your brain’s front door, but the pain is barging right in. You can chalk it up to stress from world events or something you ate or drank, and you might be right. But there are a number of common triggers for migraines, tension headaches, or cluster headaches. The faster you identify them, the quicker you can boot headache pain off the property. What are the triggers for your headaches? Take note of your circumstances when a headache starts. Keep a diary to track the day, time, symptoms, and circumstances surrounding th...
Publication date: Available online 6 March 2020Source: Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian StudiesAuthor(s): Wen S. Zhou, Jane F. Wilson
Authors: Wang K, Xu Y, Niu Y, Liu Y, Lai H, Xu Z, Zhang K, Guo Y, Guo Y Abstract Objective: To observe the effects of different manual acupuncture (MA) manipulation on gastric electrical amplitude and frequency for noradrenaline-induced bradygastria in rabbits. Methods: A total of 60 rabbits were randomly allocated into six groups: four MA manipulation groups; reinforcing by twisting the manipulation group (FTG), reducing by twisting the manipulation group (RTG), reinforcing by lifting and thrusting the manipulation group (FLG), and reducing by lifting and thrusting the manipulation group (RLG), a control group...
Authors: Liu X, Feng J, Luan J, Dong C, Fu H, Wu Z Abstract Infrared thermography (IRT), as a noncontact tool for temperature measurement, is widely applied in the study of acupuncture modernization. The aim of this study was to assess the intra- and interrater reliability of infrared image analysis of facial acupoints of subjects with facial paralysis and determine the factors influencing the variability of the measured values. A total of 26 patients with facial paralysis on one side, aged 26 to 53 years, participated voluntarily in the study. Facial infrared thermal images of all participants were analyzed by two...