Department of Acupuncture and Moxibustion针灸推拿康复科简介

   Department of acupuncture and moxibustion in our hospital is one of the representative departments with most Chinese characteristics. It’s a multifunctional clinical department with the longest history, largest scale and most comprehensive therapies in Hunan province, as the clinical, teaching and scientific research centre in Hunan and also the international acupuncture training base, as well as one of the key construction departments of national clinical research base. Rehabilitation specialty of paralysis disease with Chinese medicine was approved as key specialty in Hunan province in 2002 ,and also selected as the key clinical specialty of the Ministry of public health after that in 2011.The department gives full play to take advantages of traditional Chinese medicine projects and dedicating to the treatment and research of acupuncture and massage on dominant diseases. On the basis of TCM, it keeps innovating and combines modern rehabilitation techniques with traditional Chinese medicine, which has formed its own style and characteristics. Remarkable results have been achieved in the treatment of various paralysis and painful diseases.



  Dominant diseases: Acupuncture and massage with remarkable curative effect on following diseases such as hemiplegia, traumatic paraplegia, infantile cerebral palsy, facial paralysis, nerve injury, cervical spondylosis, lumbar disease, osteoarthritis, functional constipation, diarrhea, herpes zoster, retinitis pigmentosa, optic nerve atrophy, tinnitus and deafness, pelvic inflammatory disease, dysmenorrhea, irregular menstruation, obesity, etc. which maintains advanced levels in the field of acupuncture and moxibustion.


  Characteristic therapy: comprehensive use of six kinds of therapies as traditional acupuncture and moxibustion, characteristic acupuncture and moxibustion techniques, traditional massage, chiropractic massage, pediatric massage and modern rehabilitation . More than 40 kinds of acupuncture projects were carried out, such as body acupuncture, acusector, cupping, body acupuncture and acupoint catgut embedding , etc . And more than 10 kinds of massage items as chiropractic manipulation, traditional massage, chiropractic orthopedic, pediatric massage and so on. In addition, more than 20 kinds of special technology projects especially acupuncture techniques for regulating muscle tension was introduced ,among which tension balance acupuncture in the treatment of post-stroke spastic paralysis was identified as one of the 100 national promotion therapies by the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 2005 .