Acupuncture as a promising treatment for below-level central neuropathic pain: a retrospective study.

@article{Rapson2003AcupunctureAA,
  title={Acupuncture as a promising treatment for below-level central neuropathic pain: a retrospective study.},
  author={Linda M Rapson and Nancy Wells and J Michael Pepper and Nadine Majid and Heather Shirley Boon},
  journal={The journal of spinal cord medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={26 1},
  pages={21-6}
}
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVE Below-level central neuropathic pain, a diffuse pain characterized by generalized burning, is commonly experienced by individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI). The objective of this study was to investigate the effects of an electroacupuncture protocol for the treatment of below-level central neuropathic pain developed at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Lyndhurst Center, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. METHOD Retrospective chart review. RESULTS Thirty-six individuals… CONTINUE READING