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    Medical Case 1: 
    Mr. Feng, male, 75, suffered from "brain infarction" on Nov 27, 2002. After treatment by Neurology Department, his vital signs were stable. He could not lift and spread his arms, little grip strength, could not bend his legs, and his sense of balance was impaired. He could not manage himself in daily life.

    Recovery treatment: We applied pressing, pulling and tapping nerve facilitation techniques, balance training and daily life training combined with acupuncture, Chinese massage, computerized medium-frequency therapy and wax therapy to improve all kinds of normal function.

    After 4 weeks of treatment, the function of the patient has greatly improved. The functions of his four limbs almost returned to normal. He could eat, dress himself and walk by himself.

    He continues to do functional training after discharge from Hospital and receive guidance from the Rehabilitation Center every 4 weeks.

    Medical Case 2:   Neck, Shoulder and Low Back Pain
    Mr. Liu, male, 26. He is a worker. He suffered from back pain and came to our Center in a wheelchair. He felt a sudden pain in his low back when he was lifting a box. The pain became worse when bending backwards but relieved when lying flat on bed.

    Physical examination: With painful facial expressions, he had difficulty in standing and moving, back bending was restricted (forward 15°and backward 5°). Tension was felt in the lower back muscle, with fifth lumbar vertebrae displaced, he had obvious pain on the right side.

    Diagnoses: Facet joint disorder

    Treatment: Applied orthopedic spinal massage and then the manual rotational reposition therapy in sitting position. The pain was relieved after the treatment. The movement of back returned to normal and the patient could walk with little pain. After lying on a wooden bed for 3 days, the patient fully recovered.

    Medical Case 3:  Paralysis Rehabilitation
    Mr. Ma, 78 years old. He was admitted on May 16, 2005 for one day in our Hospital for a sudden fatigue of the right side of body. MRI showed: "acute brain infarction on left frontal lobe and parietal lobe". After treatment for infarction, his vital signs were stable. But the patient could not care for himself such as eating, bathing, dressing, going to bathroom, moving the furniture, sit straight, stand and walk. According to the assessment, we designed a two months course of training schedule for the patient:

    1. Acute Stage: Because of his restriction in movement, we improved the function of the affected body part by correct position therapy in bed and assisted movement exercises combined with acupuncture and physical therapy. We gave health and rehabilitation education to the patient and made sure that the patient and his family members understood his health condition and the prognosis focus such as how to cooperate with doctors. This stage took 1 week.

    2. Recovery Stage: It is the best time for recovery. We improved the function of the affected body part and prevented spasm at the same time. The details were as follows: we enhanced the movement of the shoulder girdle and the shoulder joint and improved the movement range of the pelvis group muscles in order to improve the muscle force of the limbs. Combined with the occupational therapy, the patient achieved a thorough improvement. This stage took approximately 5 weeks.

    3. Spasm Stage:
    In the late 2 weeks, we promoted anti-spasm training and daily life training on the body and joints of the limbs and improved the skills of daily life and movement ability such as: eating, bathing, dressing, going to the bathroom and to climb up and down the stairs. This stage took 2 weeks.

    After 2 months of training, the patient could walk, climb up and down the stairs, and care for himself.

    Medical Case 4:  Spinal Disc Herniation
    Mr. Zhao, male, 57. He suffered from low back pain accompanied with radiating pain on the left leg for 4 days and was admitted in our Hospital in a wheelchair.

    For 18 years, the patient had been suffering from low back pain accompanied with radiating pain on the left leg recurrently. The patient usually received acupuncture and physical therapy but often recurred shortly after temporary relief. 4 days before hospitalization, the patient received massage treatment in a clinic of a hotel in Guangzhou for the symptoms described above. But the symptoms deteriorated with aggravated pain, movement restriction, he was unable to stand on his feet and had no relief by lying on bed after the treatment.

    MRI of the lumbar vertebrae showed: degeneration of lumbar spine, lumbar spinal disc bulge between the fourth and the fifth lumbar vertebrae, degeneration of spinal disc between the fifth lumbar vertebrae and the sacrum.

    To treat the patient with alternative therapy combined with Chinese and Western medicines.

    The first week:  Immobilization. Apply Chinese massage to relax the back muscles, combined with ultra short wave therapy to relieve inflammation, using electrotherapy equipment to relieve muscle spasm and pain. The pain and numbness were relieved after 3 days with a wider range of movement.

    The second week: To improve the order of the spine by 3-D orthopedic spinal massage combined with traction.

    The third week: We used Chinese herbal medicine to accelerate blood-circulation and remove stagnation, to nourish Yin and strengthen Qi, to nourish both the liver and kidney. We used Vitamin B12 to nourish the nerve. The patient could gradually move by himself in the third week, fully recovered 3 weeks later and was subsequently discharged.

    The follow-up visit by the patient half a year later showed there was no recurrence and he was able to work and move around normally and managed to do some daily activities without any discomfort complains.

    Medical Case 5:   Intractable Diseases
    Ms Liu, female, 25 years old, Hong Kong resident. On Jan 18, 2006, she checked into our Center for frequent mental confusions, disorientations, convulsions for over 10 years, paralysis of two lower limbs and 6 years of difficulty in swallowing.

    Ten years ago, the patient suffered from confusions and convulsion without any obvious reasons. She traveled to America, Canada and Hong Kong for medical help. Having spent a lot of money, her health condition showed no signs of improvement. In the past 6 years, she had to move around in a wheelchair and ate by nasal tube feeding. The muscles were atrophied and stiff. With both-lower limbs buckling, biped inverted, both arms scrunched and two fists clenched, she suffered from the complications such as urine tract infection, pulmonary infection and bedsores. She was once rescued in a Hong Kong hospital ICU.

    After consultations by the specialists of Neurology Department, we diagnosed her as: 1. Generalized epilepsy   2. Epileptic mental disorder   3. Toxic peripheral nerve damage  4. Dystonia   5. Palsy

    After comprehensive treatments of the alternative therapy, psychological therapy, and chelation and rejuvenation therapy for 2 months, the patient had no convulsion. The motor function and sensation function had returned to normal and no difficulty in swallowing. She could eat by herself and had no urinary incontinence. She was discharged from the Hospital with total recovery on Apr. 1. 2006. She was cheerful, optimistic and had a new confidence in life.

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