LI11 clears heat effectively thereby preventing it from attacking the Heart and spirit. Sixteen patients 76% in the acupuncture group improved symptomatically and objectively as measured by NBS, while only four patients in the control group 15% did so. The acupoints needled each session will be recorded. This cupping condition includes signs and symptoms such as numbness, tingling, burning and/or electric sensations of the extremities. Only one patient per group EA and pseudo-EA reported 50% of pain relief at the end of each treatment compared with pain intensity at baseline. The importance of acupuncture for the treatment of diabetic neuropathy increases as the obesity epidemic worsens in the USA. I am going to revise the number to 20%. Tension and tightness seep from muscles as the body receives a quiet message to relax. I would also like to add that I am not claiming that this protocol is the only way to treat peripheral neuropathy with acupuncture. Accessed May 13, 2015. Breathe deeply, but in a natural rhythm.
It regulates the Kidney Qi, benefits the lumbar vertebrae and benefits the eyes and ears. A double-blind randomised placebo-controlled trial that investigated the analgesic efficacy of electroacupuncture EA in 16 patients with chronic painful neuropathy. Acupuncture did not reduce postoperative ileus from standard surgery 40 56 , but EA did reduce postoperative ileus and analgesic use after laparoscopic surgery for colorectal cancer 73 . Western Treatment for Peripheral Neuropathy This is a side effect of chemotherapy that can be challenging to treat with western medication. Translated into the language of Western medicine, the healing power of acupuncture may come from its effect on the nervous system , on hormones, and on "feel good" brain chemicals called endorphins.