The Treatment of Pain with Chinese Herbs and Acupuncture / Edition 2

The Treatment of Pain with Chinese Herbs and Acupuncture / Edition 2

by Peilin Sun
     
 

This new edition of The Treatment of Pain with Chinese Herbs and Acupuncture gives a thorough and analytical review of the diagnosis and treatment options for pain, using acupuncture with Chinese herbal medicine. Based on the clinical experience of the author and supported by that of acupuncturists in Chinese universities, it offers a comprehensive and detailed set

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This new edition of The Treatment of Pain with Chinese Herbs and Acupuncture gives a thorough and analytical review of the diagnosis and treatment options for pain, using acupuncture with Chinese herbal medicine. Based on the clinical experience of the author and supported by that of acupuncturists in Chinese universities, it offers a comprehensive and detailed set of treatments for a wide variety of pain symptoms and conditions, and includes detailed modifications of the treatments, to aid clinical practice.

Although pain syndromes are often complicated, involving both psychological and physical difficulties, resulting in sometimes hesitation in deciding a correct treatment, there are still some short-cut ways to achieve a successful result. Therefore, the essential intentions of the authors are very clear:

To demonstrate the practitioners how to differentiate the clinical situations and how to establish the corresponding treatments.

To illustrate how to apply Chinese herbs logically and how to consist an acupuncture prescription reasonably and effectively.

  • Thorough exploration of the aetiologies and pathologies for pain in the context of Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • Clear discussion of the principles of treatment, acupuncture point selection and combination
  • Detailed explanation of herbal and acupuncture treatments for common and complex pain conditions
  • Deals comprehensively with the commonest clinical presenting symptoms
  • Provides treatment plans and modifications to these plans, offering more options for the practitioner
  • Includes detailed and useful case histories

  • New chapter on treatment of pain in children
  • Separate sections for the gynecologic conditions
  • Includes Western-named conditions
  • Red Flags for practitioners to indicate situations which are potentially life-threatening or dangerous
  • Suggested treatments now include acupuncture as well as herbal treatments
  • Following on from each treatment a prognosis is now provided

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780702031793
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
11/19/2010
Pages:
704
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.50(d)

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Table of Contents

List of contributors
Forewords
Preface
Acknowledgements
Pt. 1General Introduction1
1Introduction3
2Historical Development of the Pain Concept9
3Aetiology and Pathology of Pain11
4Occurrence of Pain21
5Differentiation of Pain23
6Treatment Differentiation33
7Selection and Combination of Acupuncture Points41
Pt. 2Generalised Body Pain47
8Pain in the Entire Body49
9Unilateral Pain61
10Pain Due to Cancer71
Pt. 3Sense Organ Pain81
11Facial Pain83
12Eye Pain97
13Ear Pain111
14Nasal Pain125
15Lip Pain137
16Tooth Pain145
17Tongue Pain155
Pt. 4Head and Neck Pain173
18Headache175
19Neck Pain197
20Throat Pain209
21Painful Swallowing225
Pt. 5Pain in the Front of the Trunk239
22Chest Pain241
23Breast Pain259
24Axillary Pain273
25Epigastric Pain279
26Hypochondriac Pain297
27Abdominal Pain311
28Dysmenorrhoea329
Pt. 6Back Pain347
29Pain in the Entire Back349
30Upper Back Pain361
31Scapular Pain373
32Middle Back Pain385
33Lower Back Pain395
34Coccyx Pain409
Pt. 7Upper Limb Pain419
35Shoulder Pain421
36Elbow Pain431
37Wrist Pain437
38Palmar Pain445
39Finger Pain453
Pt. 8Lower Limb Pain461
40Hip Pain463
41Knee Pain477
42Ankle Pain491
43Heel Pain503
44Sole Pain515
45Toe Pain527
46Leg Pain537
47Pain in All Four Limbs549
Pt. 9Genital Pain559
48Genital Pain561
49Pain Associated with Urination571
50Pain During Ejaculation579
51Pain During Copulation585
52Anal Pain595
53Pain During Defecation603
References and bibliography611
AppList of the main channels and acupuncture points617
Index625

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