Database: Study 14 of 17 studies  

Parkinson’s disease - EA

First author and date Zhong ZX 2001
Version consulted C
Condition Parkinson’s disease
Study type case series
N / Groupings 21
Type of acupuncture EA
Points used scalp EA (at Wu Dao Zhen Chan on pt), with auricular Subcortex and KI-3, ST-36, SP-6 body points (MA)
Parameters used EA, MA and vaccaria seeds between treatments
Stimulation duration no details
Number of sessions course of 12 sessions every other day. 7 days between courses
Follow up no details
Endpoint measure no details
Outcome 8 cases excellent results, with tremor, myotonia, sensory disturbance and other physical signs greatly improved or disappeared; 13 cases showed improvements in 3 main symptoms and other physical signs (total effective rate 100%)
Additional notes -
Analysis / problems -
References Zhong ZX Clinical Observation of Electro-head-acupuncture Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease. World Journal of Acupuncture-Moxibustion. 199 June; 9(2): 56
Secondary references [further notes from: Medboo website, 2000 Jan 1; (25)]
Data entry code DM