《Chinese Journal of Rehabilitation Theory and Practice》 ›› 2019, Vol. 25 ›› Issue (7): 828-831.doi: 10.3969/j.issn.1006-9771.2019.07.017

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Effect of Different Method-induced Ankle Dorsiflexion on Ankle Dorsiflexion Function for Stroke Patients

LIAO Yan-tan1,2, LIU Feng-bin3, XIANG Qiu-yang1, QIU Li-fang1, YANG Shan-li1, MA Qi-shou1, WU Cheng-hui1   

  1. 1.Rehabilitation Hospital Affiliated to Fujian University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Fuzhou, Fujian 350003, China
    2.Fujian Rehabilitation Industry Research Institute, Fuzhou, Fujian 350003, China
    3.People's Hospital Affiliated to Fujian University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Fuzhou, Fujian 350004, China
  • Received:2019-02-13 Revised:2019-03-18 Published:2019-07-25 Online:2019-07-23
  • Contact: LIAO Yan-tan E-mail:17349435@qq.com
  • Supported by:
    Supported by Fujian Traditional Chinese Medicine Research Project (No. 2017FJZYLC204) and Fujian Science and Technology Department Science and Technology Platform Construction Project (No. 2015Y2001)

Abstract: Objective To compare the effect of two kinds of methods inducing ankle dorsiflexion on ankle dorsiflexion function for stroke patients. Methods From September, 2016 to September, 2018, 60 patients with disorders of ankle active dorsiflexion after stroke were randomly divided into groups A, B and C, who accepted routine rehabilitation, tapping-zone therapy and tapping Qiuxu acupoint (GB40), respectively, for six weeks. They were assessed with three-dimensional gait analysis and surface electromyography before and after treatment. Results The range of motion of the affected ankle, the peak torque of ankle and integrated electromyography of tibialis anterior muscle increased after treatment (t > 2.318, P < 0.05), and it ranked from best to worst as group C, group B and group A (P < 0.05). Conclusion Both tapping-zone therapy and tapping Qiuxu may promote the recovery of ankle dorsiflexion in stroke patients, and the latter seems better.

Key words: stroke, ankle, dorsiflexion, Qiuxu, acupoint therapy

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