Meng-meng Wu

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In this trial, patients who agreed to random assignment were allocated to a randomized acupuncture group (R-acupuncture group) or control group. Those who declined randomization were assigned to a nonrandomized acupuncture group (NR-acupuncture group). Patients in the R-acupuncture group and NR-acupuncture group received up to 21 acupuncture sessions during(More)
OBJECTIVES To examine the level of peripheral muscle resistance after cerebral ischemia. METHODS A total of 326 healthy male Sprague-Dawley rats were used in the present experiments. We used a modified method to establish peripheral muscle resistance in rat model of stroke, and qualified the recovery of motor functional deficits by behavioral measures and(More)
BACKGROUND Deqi is a central concept in traditional Chinese acupuncture. We performed a secondary analysis on data from a larger randomized controlled trial (RCT) in order to assess the effect of acupuncture on deqi traits and pain intensity in primary dysmenorrhea. METHODS A total of 60 primary dysmenorrhea patients were enrolled and randomly assigned to(More)
The acupuncture manipulation is an important factor for achieving a good therapeutic effect in acupuncture practice. The authors review recent studies on acupuncture manipulation and its qualification from (a) differences of the therapeutic effects of acupuncture manipulation, (b) quantification of acupuncture manipulations, and (c) instruments for(More)
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