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Research Progress of Acupuncture and Moxibustion in the Treatment of Hemifacial Spasm

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DOI: 10.23977/medcm.2022.040106 | Downloads: 6 | Views: 156

Author(s)

Xiangwei Meng 1, Xiali Zhang 1, Dang Sha 1, Boyi Zhao 1, Yuanyuan Ren 2

Affiliation(s)

1 Shaanxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Xianyang, Shaanxi, 712046, China
2 Xi'an Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Xi'an, Shaanxi, 710021, China

Corresponding Author

Yuanyuan Ren

ABSTRACT

Hemifacial spasm is a common clinical peripheral neuropathy with complex pathogenesis. In recent years, acupuncture and moxibustion have played an important role in the treatment of this disease, and good curative effects have been achieved. It can significantly improve the frequency and intensity of hemifacial spasm, and improve the patient's quality of life, and has a high safety, worthy of in-depth clinical research. This article briefly describes the development process of acupuncture treatment of hemifacial spasm, and provides a diagnosis and treatment idea for further treatment of hemifacial spasm.

KEYWORDS

Hemifacial spasm, acupuncture, research progress, review

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Xiangwei Meng, Xiali Zhang, Dang Sha, Boyi Zhao, Yuanyuan Ren, Research Progress of Acupuncture and Moxibustion in the Treatment of Hemifacial Spasm. MEDS Chinese Medicine (2022) Vol. 4: 36-43. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.23977/medcm.2022.040106.

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