Author: Han L1, Xie YH1, Wu R1, Chen C1, Zhang Y1, Wang XP2.
1Department of Neurology, Shanghai Tong-Ren Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, 200336, China.
2Department of Neurology, Shanghai Tong-Ren Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, 200336, China. email@example.com.
Conference/Journal: Chin J Integr Med.
Date published: 2017 Jan 20
Other: Special Notes: doi: 10.1007/s11655-016-2537-7 , Word Count: 108
Parkinson's disease (PD) is a chronic and progressive degenerative disorder of brain commonly seen among the elderly. As conventionally medical therapy is of limited relief and potential side effects, complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) has attracted growing public and professional attention. Therapies such as acupuncture, musical/rhythmic therapy and deep brain stimulation have been gradually proved positively in clinic. In this review, we retrospected the scientific or evidence-based-medicine advances of application and research for modern treatment of PD by CAM, especially traditional Chinese medicine in categories.
Chinese medicine; Parkinson's disease; Tai Chi; acupuncture; anti-inflammatory; antioxidant; complementary and alternative medicine; dopaminergic neuron
PMID: 28108911 DOI: 10.1007/s11655-016-2537-7