The Treatment of Pain with Chinese Herbs and Acupuncture / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
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- Elsevier Health Sciences
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
|Publisher:||Elsevier Health Sciences|
|Product dimensions:||7.50(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.70(d)|
About the Author
Dr Sun Peilin, Professor of Medicine, Guangxi College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Jiangxi College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, China; Professor in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Jing Ming College of Oriental Medicine, Belgium.
Table of Contents
PART 1: GENERAL INTRODUCTION. Introduction. Historical development of the pain concept. Aetiology and pathology of pain. Occurrence of pain. Differentiation of pain. Treatment differentiation. Selection and combination of acupuncture points.
PART 2: GENERALISED BODY PAIN. Pain in the entire body. Unilateral pain. Pain due to cancer.
PART 3: SENSE ORGAN PAIN. Facial pain. Eye pain. Ear pain. Nasal pain. Lip pain. Tooth pain. Tongue pain.
PART 4: HEAD AND NECK PAIN. Headache. Neck pain. Throat pain. Painful swallowing.
PART 5: PAIN IN THE FRONT OF THE TRUNK. Chest pain. Breast pain. Axillary pain. Epigastric pain. Hypochondriac pain. Abdominal pain. Dysmenorrhoea.
PART 6: BACK PAIN. Pain in the entire back. Upper back pain. Scapular pain. Middle back pain. Lower back pain. Coccyx pain.
PART 7: UPPER LIMB PAIN. Shoulder pain. Elbow pain. Wrist pain. Palmar pain. Finger pain.
PART 8: LOWER LIMB PAIN. Hip pain. Knee pain. Ankle pain. Heel pain. Sole pain. Toe pain. Leg pain. Pain in all four limbs.
PART 9: GENITAL PAIN. Genital pain. Pain associated with urination. Pain during ejaculation. Pain during copulation. Anal pain. Pain during defecation.
References and bibliography.
Appendix: List of main channels and acupuncture points.