The Acupuncture Treatment of Pain: Safe and Effective Methods for Using Acupuncture in Pain Relief

Overview

This title presents a method of effective pain control for use by those in the healing professions-acupuncturists, surgeons, general practitioners, osteopaths, chiropractors, physiotherapists, and trained nurses-as an adjunct to their normal course of therapy. It includes a formulary for pain treatment and chapters on acupuncture as anesthesia as well as its use in the treatment of addiction.
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Overview

This title presents a method of effective pain control for use by those in the healing professions-acupuncturists, surgeons, general practitioners, osteopaths, chiropractors, physiotherapists, and trained nurses-as an adjunct to their normal course of therapy. It includes a formulary for pain treatment and chapters on acupuncture as anesthesia as well as its use in the treatment of addiction.
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Editorial Reviews

<em>The American Journal of Acupuncture</em>
"Tears away much of the mystique of acupuncture to present a simple approach to pain relief."
The American Journal of Acupuncture
"Tears away much of the mystique of acupuncture to present a simple approach to pain relief."
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"Tears away much of the mystique of acupuncture to present a simple approach to pain relief."
From the Publisher

"Tears away much of the mystique of acupuncture to present a simple approach to pain relief."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780892813834
  • Publisher: Inner Traditions/Bear & Company
  • Publication date: 4/28/1984
  • Edition description: NEW REVISED
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Leon Chaitow, D.O., N.D. is a practicing osteopath, naturopath, and acupuncturist who lectures regularly at schools and colleges throughout the U.S. and Canada. He is also the author of Soft Tissue Manipulation, Amino Acids in Therapy, and Candida Albicans.
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Table of Contents

Safe and Effective Methods for Using Acupuncture in Pain Relief

Introduction
Chapter
1. Acupuncture for Pain Relief
2. How Does Acupuncture Work?
3. How to Use Acupuncture
4. When to Use Acupuncture
5. Auricular Acupuncture
6. Formulary for the Treatment of Pain
7. Acupuncture Anaesthesia
8. Acupuncture and Addiction
Index of Treatments

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