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blogs written by Dr. Hui Zhang

scalp acupuncture

The scalp acupuncture originates on the meridian theories and modern anatomy and physiology of the brain. The WHO Proposal was published in 1991 (links). The effectiveness has been validated by tens of thousands of acupuncture practitioners, researchers, and patients. The Scalp Acupuncture has a wide indication: brain-derived or neurological diseases (stroke, paralysis, hemiplegia, aphasia, tinnitus, […]

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sudden sensorineural hearing loss

Chen et al​(Chen, Zhao, and Qiu 2019)​ from Anhui Medical University carried out a meta-analysis on the effect of acupuncture to treat sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSNHL). The analysis included 1423 individual cases from PubMed, EMBASE, Cochrane Library, China National Knowledge Infrastructure, and WanFang databases. They concluded that acupuncture could be a valid treatment option […]

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Acupuncture on Hospitalized Patients with Urinary Retention

A research team from Peking Union Medical College Hospital reported carried out a clinical trial that enrolled 113 hospitalized patients with urine retention​(Chen et al. 2020)​. They applied DU20, RN6, RN4, RN3, ST28, SP6, SP9, and auricular (bladder and urethra) points. Supplementary acupoints were established as follows: (1) ST36 for qi deficiency, (2) LR3 for […]

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Professor Jin Rui (靳瑞)

Professor Jin Rui (靳瑞) 1932-2010 中文介绍 Introduction State Recognized Continuous Acupuncture Education Program in China 39 Recipes or 26 Diseases and moreMostly in Three Needles Most Popular and Practical Combination of Acupoints Description Jin’s Three Needle (J3N) method, also called three-points needles has been summarized by professor Jin Rui (1932-2010) from 1979 (Guangzhou University of […]

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Madopar combined with acupuncture improves motor and non-motor symptoms in Parkinson’s disease patients: A multicenter randomized controlled trial

from European Journal of Integrative Medicine A research group​(Xu et al. 2020)​ from Southern Medical University, Southern Theater Command General Hospital of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army, Nanfang Hospital, Southern Medical University carried out the multicenter randomized controlled trial. They found that the integrated therapy (acupuncture+madopar) showed a greater advantage with earlier non-motor symptom improvement […]

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Sun Lu Tang

My first video with Aarhus Global Media Master Sun Lutang and Sun Style Internal Kung-fu Master Sun Lutang (孙禄堂)(1860-1933) was a renowned master of Chinese internal martial arts and was the founder of Sun style Taichi. He was also considered an accomplished Neo-Confucian and Taoist scholar (especially in the I Ching) and was a distinguished […]

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Tinnitus

Pang et al​(Pang et al. 2019)​ from Jinan University analyzed the effect of eight acupuncture methods including traditional acupuncture, electroacupuncture, moxibustion acupuncture, medicine only without acupuncture, traditional acupuncture with supplementary medicine, electroacupuncture with supplementary medicine, moxibustion acupuncture with supplementary medicine, and an electroacupuncture and moxibustion acupuncture combination in the treatment for tinnitus. The study enrolled […]

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daoyin

Chen et al​(Chen et al. 2019)​ published a review paper to introduce the history in the development and the scope of Dao Yin/Qigong, the relationship between Dao Yin with Taoist culture and Qigong, and the potential mechanisms of how Dao Yin promotes health and alleviate illnesses. Besides, they detailed the empirical research studies using Dao […]

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A Brazilian research group from State University of Campinas presently published their research on acupuncture for odontalgia (toothache)​(de Almeida et al. 2019)​. The RCT clinic trail found out that acupuncture was more effective in reducing odontalgia than the dipyrone and that it could be an alternative for odontalgia management. Open Access Read more

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Acupuncture improved motor performance in a rat disuse model

A Brazilian research team reported that acupuncture and electrical stimulation, combined or not, had beneficial effect on motor performance following early developmental disuse​(Zanella, Gutierres, and Stigger 2019)​. Original Abstract The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of scalp acupuncture and electrostimulation, combined or not, in a disuse model consisted of early sensorimotor […]

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