There are numerous measures treatment for the study of muscle weakness and a number of reviews of these assessment instruments and therapies are been conducted. This is a commentary about efficacy of treatment with acupuncture and electro acupuncture in muscle weakness. Weakness is a decrease in the strength in one or more muscles, in the strictest sense, the medical definition of weakness refers to loss of muscle strength. Weakness may be generalized or may affect one muscle or muscle group exclusively. Diseases of the neuromuscular system, injuries, metabolic diseases, and toxins can all cause of measurable muscle weakness. Many studies investigate the effectiveness the Acupuncture and other therapies of the Traditional Chinese Medicine to these problems. These studies represent research focusing on different levels of inquiry and on different features of the complex neural feedback system that are manifested in the robust relationships between several behavioral, psychological, physiological, and health processes.
Acupuncture in Traditional Chinese Medicine is based on ancient Chinese philosophical beliefs regarding the flow of vital energy through the body along the discrete pathways termed meridians. Acupuncture treatment, specific points along these meridians are utilized to balance the energy flows within the body. The meridian system shows constellations of acupoints that have common therapeutic effects in acupuncture for the specific symptoms of body parts, and it is used to explain the remote effects of acupuncture treatment. Understanding the essence of the meridian system helps us in developing an understanding of the interconnections that underlie a disease.