Acupuncture treatment cases 2017 from Johannesburg
South Africa HengChun Chinese medicine and acupuncture clinic 2017
1. Bell’s palsy
Patient: Male, 28 yrs. Date: 2017-4-24
Conditions: Suffered from Bell’s palsy for more than 1 year, left eyelid could not fully close since then.
Diagnosis and treatment: Bell’s palsy. Treatment plans: unblock the meridians and activate Qi and blood circulation.
Feedback: After 9 times acupuncture treatment, patient’s left eyelid can be fully closed.
2. Sequela of stroke ( Cerebral infarction)
Patient: Female, 75 yrs. Date: 2014-8-10
a.Conditions: “Hypertension”/”Diabetics”, suffered from stroke in 2011, paralysed with locked hand on the left side since then.
b.Diagnosis and treatments: Sequela of stroke. Treatment plans: Unblock meridians.
c.Feedback: Patient’s left hand opened during the first acupuncture treatment.
3. Frozen shoulder
Patient: Female, 60 yrs Date: 2017-2-16
Conditions: Pains in left shoulder for 3 months, comes and goes, could not lift left arm.
Diagnosis and treatment: Frozen shoulder. Treatment plans: Needling in the left leg and move the left arm at the same time during the treatment.
Feedback: Pain relieved and patient would be able to lift left arm after the first treatment.
4. Sequela of stroke ( Cerebral hemorrhage)
Patient: Male, 40yrs Date: 2017-8-15
Conditions: “Diabetics” for 10 years, “Post - Coronary bypass surgery”; suffered from cerebral hemorrhage 45 days ago. Paralysed on the left side since then. Left arm and left leg myodynamia: 0.
Diagnosis and treatment: Sequela of stroke.
Feedback: The 1st day (before the second treatment) after the acupuncture treatment, left leg myodynamia: Ⅲ-Ⅳ; after the 4th treatment, left arm myodynamia:Ⅱ-Ⅲ; after the 6th treatment, patient may walk with walking stick; after the 14th treatment, patient may walk stairs independently.