Acupuncture and Related Techniques in Physical Therapy

Acupuncture and Related Techniques in Physical Therapy

Author: Val Hopwood & Maureen Lovesey & Sara Mokone
ISBN: 9780443055935
Publication Date: February 1997
Publisher: Churchill Livingstone
Cover: hardcover
Pages: 228
For physical therapists practising, or with an interest in, acupuncture and related techniques, this book provides a complete introduction with pointers for further study...

Description

For physical therapists practising, or with an interest in, acupuncture and related techniques, this book provides a complete introduction with pointers for further study. It will equip the physical therapist with a number of basic techniques to incorporate straight away into practice. Clear criteria are given for decision-making. The focus is on conditions commonly encountered by physical therapists, particularly musculoskeletal conditions. The text is supported by clear illustrations.
 
Key Features:
  • Editors and contributors represent the international experts in their respective fields.
  • Takes a very practical approach - scene-setting chapters cover theory and research, and basic techniques are covered in the text with illustrations.
  • Case studies help relate theory to practice and aid decision-making.
  • Self-testing exercises at the end of each chapter aid learning.
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