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Front Neurol


Case report: Ultrasound-guided multi-site electroacupuncture stimulation for a patient with spinal cord injury.


Song X-Z, Chu X-L, Liu T, Cao Y-T, Li R-X, Gao M-W, Li Q-W, Gu X-S, Ming D
Front Neurol. 2022; 13:903207.
PMID: 36090881.


Spinal cord injury causes permanent neurological deficits, which have devastating physical, social, and vocational consequences for patients and their families. Traditional Chinese medicine uses acupuncture to treat neuropathic pain and improve nerve conduction velocity. This treatment can also reduce peripheral nerve injury joint contracture and muscle atrophy in affected patients. And it's got a remarkable restoration when electrical stimulation therapy on impaired peripheral nerves in animal models and clinical trials.