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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2013, Article ID 504686, 5 pages
Research Article

The Effect of Ouhyul Herbal Acupuncture Point Injections on Shoulder Pain after Stroke

1Department of Cardiovascular & Neurologic Diseases, College of Korean Medicine, Kyung-Hee University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
2Department of Cardiovascular and Neurologic Diseases, Hospital of Oriental Medicine, Kyung Hee University, 1 Hoegi, Seoul 130-702, Republic of Korea

Received 20 October 2012; Revised 20 May 2013; Accepted 21 May 2013

Academic Editor: Myeong Soo Lee

Copyright © 2013 Yu-Ri Seo et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Supplementary Material

Information on the measurementitems and relevant scores. Participants were evaluated by thenumerical rating scale (NRS), painless passive range ofmotion (PROM) of external shoulder rotation, and the Fugl-Meyer Motor Assessment (FMMA), and the McGill Pain Questionnaire-short form (MPQ-SF) at each visit by the same examiner blinded to group allocation. The NRS scorerevealed subjective pain intensity level from 0 (no pain) to 10 (the most intense pain imaginable).

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