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Neural Plasticity
Volume 2016, Article ID 1437148, 14 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/1437148
Research Article

Electroacupuncture Treatment Alleviates Central Poststroke Pain by Inhibiting Brain Neuronal Apoptosis and Aberrant Astrocyte Activation

1Key Laboratory of Chinese Internal Medicine of MOE, Beijing Dongzhimen Hospital, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Beijing 100700, China
2Department of Tuina and Pain, Beijing Dongzhimen Hospital, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Beijing 100700, China
3Chinese Evidence-Based Medicine Center, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Sichuan 610041, China
4Department of Pharmacology, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, South-Central University for Nationalities, No. 182, Minyuan Road, Wuhan 430074, China

Received 20 July 2016; Revised 30 August 2016; Accepted 1 September 2016

Academic Editor: Jian Kong

Copyright © 2016 Gui-Hua Tian 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.

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