ISSN: 0970-938X (Print) | 0976-1683 (Electronic)

Biomedical Research

An International Journal of Medical Sciences


Clinical study of acupuncture of yanglingquan point for the treatment of HFS

Objective: To investigate the therapeutic efficacy of acupuncture of Yanglingquan point for the treatment of hemifacial spasm (HFS).

Methods: A total of 60 patients with HFS collected clinically were randomly assigned to the experimental group and the control group. Acupuncture of Yanglingquan point was performed in the experimental group, while injection of vitamin B12 was conducted at the acupoint in the control group.

Results: The response rates in the experimental group and the control group were 96.7% and 56.7%, respectively, with a significant difference between the two groups.

Author(s): Zhou Kelin, Shen Lei
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