Stroke treatment is required for about 700,000 new Americans each year according to the American Heart Association. That means every 45 seconds someone has an stroke in this country. More than 60 percent occur in females and nearly 30 percent of all victims are under age 65.
If a person survives the attack, they are often left with any number of physical challenges. It is the leading cause of serious, long-term disability in the U.S. Today, about 5.5 million survivors are living in the United States.
Though for many acupuncture is a new treatment, both the U.N. World Health Organization and the National Institutes of Health endorse acupuncture as a treatment for stroke-related disabilities.
Acupuncture is giving new hope to stroke patients all over the world. Please keep in mind that the best results are achieved for those who seek early treatment. Please read these pages and learn more about effective treatment.
Our clinical experience in treating stroke patients.
The research on acupuncture in stroke therapy can no longer be ignored. Learn how this effective therapy might make a difference to you or your loved one.
Learn how to identify signs of a stroke.
Women represent 60% of stroke victims. It’s very important to learn the unique symptoms of stroke in women.
It’s important to learn the signs of mild stroke as there is an increased risk for major stroke within 24 hours after a transient ischemic attack (TIA).