Auricular Intradermal Acupuncture as a Supplementary Motor Rehabilitation Strategy in Poststroke Patients: A Randomized Preliminary Clinical Study. Citation: (Miao 2020,

This randomized preliminary clinical study indicates that Auricular Intradermal Acupuncture (AIA) adds considerable value to stroke patients, specifically, Brunnstrom stage III patients undergoing rehabilitation after stroke. In particular, AIA was found to improve extensor synergistic movement and acceleration in patients undergoing rehabilitation. It is to be understood that AIA is not a method in the practice of Auricular Medicine, however, studies such as this — involving Vagnus Nerve Sti...


Correlation between positive reaction point of auricular points and stroke. Citation: (Zhao 2015, 609-612)

An observational study to support evidence on the use of auricular points for diagnosis in cases of stroke, verified that auricular diagnostic method is specific in stroke. The pathological degree of positive reaction about auricular points in stroke patients is higher than those in the patients of non-stroke. See the complete abstract on PubMed. Reference: Zhao L, Zhang L, Bao H, Yang S, Pan C. Correlation between positive reaction point of auricular points and stroke. Zhongguo Zhen Jiu. 201...


How Do You Treat Poststroke Aphasia with Acupuncture in Your Practice? Citation: (Sudhakaran 2014, 298-301)

There are two types of strokes: (1) a severe type with loss of consciousness (involvement of the internal organs) and (2) a milder type with no loss of consciousness (involvement of the channels only). In both types, aphasia can be present. The effectiveness of acupuncture for addressing apoplectic aphasia has been shown in studies.[1,2] For auricular acupuncture, select from Brain, Adrenal Gland E, Adrenal Gland C, Point Zero, ShenMen, Master Cerebral, Sympathetic Autonomic Point, Endocrine ...