Acupuncture and transcutaneous nerve stimulation in stroke rehabilitation: a randomized, controlled trial.

@article{Johansson2001AcupunctureAT,
  title={Acupuncture and transcutaneous nerve stimulation in stroke rehabilitation: a randomized, controlled trial.},
  author={B H Brusheim Johansson and Eva Haker and Magnus H von Arbin and Maureen Britton and G{\"o}ran L{\aa}ngstr{\"o}m and Andreas Ter{\'e}nt and Dag Ursing and K. Asplund},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={2001},
  volume={32 3},
  pages={707-13}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE In small trials with control groups that receive no intervention, acupuncture has been reported to improve functional outcome after stroke. We studied effects of acupuncture and transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation on functional outcome and quality of life after stroke versus a control group that received subliminal electrostimulation. METHODS In a multicenter randomized controlled trial involving 7 university and district hospitals in Sweden, 150 patients with… CONTINUE READING

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