(Research) Acupuncture treatment in children’s spinal cord inflammation

Acupuncture for Spinal cord inflammation

Spinal cord inflammation or the medical term known as transverse myelitis is an inflammation of both sides of one section of the spinal cord. This neurological disorder often damages the myelin of the nerve cell, results in pain, muscle weakness, paralysis, sensory problems and bladder and bowel dysfunctions.

Recently a case report originating from Taiwan and published in Acupuncture In Medicine Journal, a peer-review journal, which is index in the science citation list and has an impact factor of 2.129 (2019), has reported that acupuncture treatment has significantly improved the patient’s muscle strength and power and did not report any side effects during the whole treatment.

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