Acupuncture in the Treatment of Musculoskeletal and Nervous System Disorders, 2nd edition

Acupuncture in the Treatment of Musculoskeletal and Nervous System Disorders, 2nd edition

Author: Lü Shaojie
ISBN: 9781901149074
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Publisher: Donica Publishing
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Pages: 670
A comprehensive text covering those musculoskeletal and nervous system disorders most likely to be encountered by a practising acupuncturist...

Description

A comprehensive text covering those musculoskeletal and nervous system disorders most likely to be encountered by a practising acupuncturist. Drawing on the author’s unique clinical experience in the assessment and acupuncture treatment of an extensive range of musculoskeletal and nervous system disorders, this vastly expanded second edition combines in one volume the main features of the highly successful first edition and incorporates a wide spectrum of additional information. This text is suitable for both TCM acupuncturists and medical acupuncturists, for other health professionals who apply acupuncture as a complement to other treatment methods, and for students with a grasp of basic acupuncture skills.

Main Features
  • Practical reference text covering 127 musculoskeletal and nervous system disorders for which acupuncture treatment is particularly indicated.
  • Disorders treated include sports injuries, work-related injuries, and disorders of the central nervous system, cranial nerves and peripheral nerves.
  • More than 475 high-quality illustrations depicting anatomic structures and empirical and standard point locations.
  • Needling insertion direction clearly demonstrated by 138 colour photographs.
  • Detailed clinical manifestations with full TCM pattern identification and fully explained point prescriptions for each disorder.
  • Full details of needling techniques for all points in a clearly laid-out format.
  • Wide selection of representative case histories.
  • Comprehensive Chinese medicine and Western medicine glossaries and an extensive index.
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