Effect of Electroacupuncture at Different Acupoints on Bladder Function After Spinal Cord Injury

Psychosocial/other
Bladder health/function
Online since 9 September 2022, updated 651 days ago

About this trial

This trial is enrolling individuals with traumatic spinal cord injuries to test the effect of electroacupuncture on bladder function. Acupuncture is a technique to stimulate specific points on the body, usually by inserting thin needles through the skin. This study adds a small electric current to the needles. If included, participants will receive electroacupuncture at a point on your lower abdomen and at the ankle . Bladder function will be tested during the electroacupuncture session.

Included participants

Gender
All
Age
18 - 80 years
Injury level
C1 - L5
  • Severity (AIS)?
  • Time since injury
    All
  • Injury type
  • Traumatic

    Healthy volunteers
    No
    C1-L5
    Additionally, participants must
    have passed the period of spinal shock
    have voiding dysfunction after SCI

    What’s involved

    Type

    Psychosocial/other

    Details

    - Electroacupuncture at the ankle or the lower abdomen area - Bladder function will be tested during the electroacupuncture procedure

    Potential benefits

    Main benefits

    Bladder health/function

    Additional benefits

    Good to know: Potential benefits are defined as outcomes that are being measured during and/or after the trial.

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    • Trial recruitment status
    • Unknown
    • Trial start date
    • 20 Aug 2021
    • Organisation
    • Second Affiliated Hospital of Wenzhou Medical University
    • Trial recruitment status
    • Unknown
    • Trial start date
    • 20 Aug 2021
    • Organisation
    • Second Affiliated Hospital of Wenzhou Medical University

    Wings for Life supports SCITrialsFinder

    Wings for Life has proudly initiated, led and funded the new version of the SCI Trials Finder website. Wings for Life aims to find a cure for spinal cord injuries. The not-for-profit foundation funds world-class scientific research and clinical trials around the globe.

    Learn more