Scalp Acupuncture

Scalp Acupuncture, or Zhu's Scalp Acupuncture, is a specialized system of acupuncture for treatment of neurological disorders, including spinal cord injury (SCI) and multiple sclerosis (MS), by needling the scalp.

Scalp Acupuncture is especially useful in post-stroke conditions to improve motor and sensory functions. Treatment works best when given as soon as possible after a stroke, ideally within 6 months of the cerebrovascular incident.

Scalp Acupuncture has its own unique treatment zones, apart from Traditional Chinese Acupuncture points.

Patients can receive treatment in almost any position, which is ideal for those confined to a hospital bed or wheelchair.

The needles used in scalp acupuncture are shorter and thinner than regular needles, and the techniques include rapid manipulation the needles.

Scalp Acupuncture is commonly combined with physical and mental exercises called "dao-yin tu-na" to expedite the therapeutic results.