The effect of acupuncture on spinal motor neuron excitability in stroke patients.

@article{Yu1995TheEO,
  title={The effect of acupuncture on spinal motor neuron excitability in stroke patients.},
  author={Yong Hwan Yu and Hao Wang and Zhu-chen Wang},
  journal={Zhonghua yi xue za zhi = Chinese medical journal; Free China ed},
  year={1995},
  volume={56 4},
  pages={258-63}
}
BACKGROUND Spasticity is a common symptom in stroke patients, and its management constitutes a major problem in their rehabilitation. Acupuncture has been applied with moderate effect; their has been clinical experience but little objective evidence to support its use. H-reflex recovery time and H recovery curve were quantitative methods applied to measure spinal motor neuron excitability. Acupuncture for stroke patients as treatment to spastic hemiparesis was studied to see the acupuncture… CONTINUE READING