Study Demonstrates Acupuncture's Efficacy with Coma Patients
Though not routinely seen in American acupuncture clinics, working with unconscious patients, including those in a coma, is something that practitioners are taught in school and familiar with. I post the study below largely because we do frequently see brain injury, strokes and neurologic problems which respond similarly well.
A recent study, which can be read here, found that,
Acupuncture improves the time it takes to regain consciousness from a coma after a severe brain injury.