The Acupuncture Response

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A Western medical doctor reveals how and why acupuncture really works

Acupuncture, once considered a fringe alternative, is quickly becoming part of mainstream American medicine. Recent scientific studies have recommended the procedure as a safe and effective treatment for myriad health conditions?from asthma to tennis elbow.

Now Dr. Glenn S. Rothfeld shares the firsthand experiences of patients who have ...

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Overview

A Western medical doctor reveals how and why acupuncture really works

Acupuncture, once considered a fringe alternative, is quickly becoming part of mainstream American medicine. Recent scientific studies have recommended the procedure as a safe and effective treatment for myriad health conditions—from asthma to tennis elbow.

Now Dr. Glenn S. Rothfeld shares the firsthand experiences of patients who have successfully merged acupuncture into their regular medical treatment plans and explores the research that helps prove that it works.

Topics include:

  • Making acupuncture part of a total health care plan
  • Finding a qualified acupuncturist
  • Obtaining insurance coverage
  • Knowing what to expect in a first visit to an acupuncturist
  • Learning which diseases and conditions acupuncture may help improve
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780809297597
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 9/26/2001
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.54 (d)

Meet the Author

Glenn S. Rothfeld, M.D., M.Ac., (Arlington, MA) is a medical doctor who holds a master's degree in acupuncture, a clinical assistant professor at Tufts University School of Medicine, and the medical director of WholeHealth New England, Inc., in Arlington, MA.

Suzanne LeVert (New Orleans, LA) is the author or coauthor of more than 25 health and medical books for general audiences.

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