147 cases of hemiplegia due to cerebrovascular accident treated by qigong

Author: Zhang Xia//Weizhuang Zi//Xinqu Tangshan
Tangshan Clinic of TCM and Qigong, China
Conference/Journal: 4th World Conf Acad Exch Med Qigong
Date published: 1998
Other: Pages: 144 , Word Count: 163

Recently 147 cases of hemiplegia due to cerebrovascular accident were admitted to our hospital and treated by Qigong with good result.

Clinical Data for 143 Cases of Hemiplegia:

a. 86 were male and 61 female
b. ages ranged between 36-71 years old


Air Bath - Patients were asked to take the sitting or lying position, relax and regulate their breathing.

Massage - Self-massage and passive-massage were conducted.

3. Qigong - Special forms developed by the master.

Sun Bath - In a room the skin was exposed to the sun light until redness presented.

Walking - Keeping on walking by oneself or help from the medical staff.

Slow Running - It was done usually at the third stage of treatment.4-8 steps ran in one breath. At first one ran 500 meters a day, and one week later 600 meters, and finally to 3000 meters.

7. Others - Other physical exercises were combined.

Results Showed An Effective Rate of 93%:

a. cured: 8 cases (5.44%)
b. marked effectiveness: 27 cases (18.37)
c. Improved: 31 cases (21.09%)
d. failed: 10 cases (6.80%)