The Acupuncture Treatment of Sensory Loss Following Head Trauma: A Case Study

Ariel Jodorkovsky & Tom Rotenberg

External trauma is a common aetiological factor of the Chinese medicine pattern of blood stasis. From a biomedical viewpoint, external trauma can trigger a variety of neurological pathophysiologies. This paper describes a case involving blood stasis induced by a head injury that was treated using acupuncture. A young girl who had been diagnosed with concussion suffered from severe headaches and complete loss of sensation in one of her hands for more than three weeks after being released from hospital. Eight acupuncture sessions over a period of ten days produced complete recovery.

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AuthorAriel Jodorkovsky & Tom Rotenberg

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