Clinical study on head point-through-point electroacupuncture for treatment of Parkinson's disease
Wang Shun, ZhouZhenkun, HuBingcheng, et al. (Heilongjiang Province Acadanny of TCM, Harbin 150036, China)
Objective To observe clinical therapeutic effect of head point-through-point electroacupuncture on Parkinson's disease. Methods 180 cases of Parkinson's disease were randomly divided into a treatment group (100 cases) treated with head point-through-point electroacupuncture, and a control group with oral administration of Madopa. The points on the head, Fengchi (GB 20), Xuanli (GB 6) Qianding (GV 21), Xuanlu (GB 5) were selected in the treatment group. Electromyogram before and after treatment were investigated. Results The effective rate was 75.00% in the treatment group and 66.25 % in the control group with a significant difference between the two groups ( P 0.05). Con-clusion The head point-through-point electroacupuncture has a definite therapeutic effect on Parkinson's disease.