Zhongguo Zhen Jiu 2021 Mar;41(3):288-92
Rehabilitation Center, Children's Hospital of Zhengzhou University/Henan Children's Hospital/Zhengzhou Children's Hospital, Zhengzhou 450002, China.
Objective: To observe the efficacy of acupuncture combined with powder for children with cerebral palsy (liver- stagnation, spleen-kidney deficiency syndrome) and its effect on serum immune indexes and nerve growth related protein.
Methods: A total of 180 children with cerebral palsy were randomly divided into a combined group (60 cases, 2 cases dropped off), an acupuncture group (60 cases, 4 cases dropped off) and a Chinese medication group (60 cases, 5 cases dropped off). On the basis of conventional treatment, the children in the combined group were treated with acupuncture [Baihui (GV 20), Sishencong (EX-HN 1), Shenting (GV 24), Benshen (GB 13), 30 min each time, twice a day] and powder; the children in the acupuncture group were treated with acupuncture, and the children in the Chinese medication group were treated with powder, the treatment was same with the combined group. Read More