Database: Study 4 of 17 studies  

Parkinson’s disease - EA

First author and date Li PS 1993
Version consulted C
Condition Parkinson’s syndrome
Study type case report
N / Groupings 1
Type of acupuncture EA
Points used ST-36, ST-45
Parameters used 4-8 Hz, continuous wave, pulse intensity adjusted to induce a feeling of numbness and distention but without pain
Stimulation duration 30 mins
Number of sessions course of 10 days, 1-2 sessions each day; total 3 courses
Follow up no details
Endpoint measure no details
Outcome markedly relieved spasm and decreased muscle tension after 2 courses of treatment, clinical symptoms all disappeared after another 1 courses and no recurrence untill now
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Analysis / problems -
References Li SP [Parkinson’s syndrome treated with acupuncture]. Sichuan Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine (Sichuan Zhongyi). 1993 Aug; 11(8): 51-2
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Data entry code JHa336