Minerva Med. 1979 May; 70(24): 1725-30.
[Acupuncture in ischemic pain of the extremities]
In this paper is put in evidence the efficacy of reflexotherapy (acupuncture) in the treatment of ischemic pain. The vasodilatation obtained brings back to a normal aerobic glicolisis in the ischemic tissues, especially in the muscles and consequentially a total or partial analgesic effect.