×

Uh-oh, it looks like your Internet Explorer is out of date.

For a better shopping experience, please upgrade now.

Acupuncture for Musculoskeletal Medicine
     

Acupuncture for Musculoskeletal Medicine

by Grant Cooper, Stuart Kahn, Paul Zucker
 

See All Formats & Editions

ISBN-10: 0781781981

ISBN-13: 9780781781985

Pub. Date: 12/07/2009

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Written in a user-friendly format and utilizing a case study approach, Acupuncture for Musculoskeletal Medicine describes how acupuncture fits into the treatment paradigm for musculoskeletal complaints. Several different acupuncture treatment styles are presented, and in each example the choice of acupuncture points is explained in detail. These suggested

Overview

Written in a user-friendly format and utilizing a case study approach, Acupuncture for Musculoskeletal Medicine describes how acupuncture fits into the treatment paradigm for musculoskeletal complaints. Several different acupuncture treatment styles are presented, and in each example the choice of acupuncture points is explained in detail. These suggested treatments are meant not merely as recipes, but rather as strategies that can be applied to a variety of clinical complaints and conditions.

Each case study includes physical examination findings, diagnostic studies, differential diagnosis, and recommendations for standard medical treatments. This is followed by one or more detailed acupuncture treatment strategies. Finally, there is a review of the published research regarding acupuncture as it pertains to musculoskeletal medicine.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781781985
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
12/07/2009
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction 3

2 How Acupuncture Works 9

3 Practical Acupuncture 15

4 Neck Pain 23

Chronic neck pain secondary to probable face joint desease 22

Acute posterior neck pain 26

Cervical radiculopathy/radiculitis 30

5 Shoulder Pain 37

Anterior shoulder pain 36

Anterior shoulder pain 40

Shoulder and acromioclavicular pain 42

6 Elbow Pain 47

Lateral elbow pain 46

Cubital tunnel syndrome 50

7 Wrist and Hand Pain 55

Carpal tunnel syndrome 54

deQuervain's tenosynovitis 57

First carpometacarpal (CMC) joint arthritis 59

Wrist sprain 62

8 Lower Back Pain 67

Acute lower back pain 66

Chronic facetogenic lower back pain 71

Lumbosacral radiculitis/radiculopathy 74

9 Hip Pain 81

Hip osteoarthritis (OA) 80

Ilipsoas tendonitis 85

10 Knee Pain 89

Knee osteoarthritis 88

Knee meniscus tear 92

Iliotibial band syndrome 95

11 Ankle and Foot Pain 99

Ankle sprain 98

Plantar fasciitis 102

Metatarsalgia 105

12 Acupuncture: A Review of The Published Research 109

13 Acupuncture Point Locations 117

14 Locating Acupoints-Proportional Measurements 127

Appendix A Suggested Further Readings 129

References 130

Index 135

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Post to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews