Overview on Animal Experimental in Acupuncture T reatment of Peripheral Facial Paralysis
XU Ming-min, ZHANG Wei1,Huang Chen,LI Ying
（1college of Acupunture and Tuina，Chengdu University of TCM ,Chengdu 610072）
Abstract: Peripheral facial paralysis，a common and frequently occurring disease，is caused by facial nerve damage, which have a great impact on the psychological and daily life of patients.Acupuncture has definite curative effect in the treatment of peripheral facial paralysis, but the current mechanism of that has not yet fully understood.Thus ,We need to use animal models to explore the mechanism of acupuncture treatment of peripheral facial paralysis because of human ethical and other objective reasons. This paper aim to summarizes the recent progress in acupuncture treatment of facial paralysis from the aspects of model making method, model and the evaluation of acupuncture and the possible mechanism of acupuncture, so as to provide ideas for further study on the mechanism of acupuncture treatment and offer the basic research evidences for the effectiveness of acupuncture treatment on peripheral facial paralysis.What's more, which promotes the standardization and depth of mechanism of acupuncture treatment on peripheral facial paralysis and has certain significance for popularization and application of acupuncture dominant diseases.
Keywords: acupuncture treatment, peripheral facial paralysis, fundamental research,research review