Acupuncture and Related Techniques in Physical Therapy

1st Edition

Authors:

  • Val Hopwood
  • Maureen Lovesey
  • Sara Mokone
    • Print ISBN 9780443055935

    Table of Contents

    SECTION 1 BASIC ACUPUNCTURE CONCEPTS and PROCEDURES: Introduction to Traditional Chinese Medicine Theory. Physiological Mechanisms in Acupuncture. Basic Points for Pain Relief Acupuncture. Safe Practice, Needle Techniques and Types of Needle. Assessment Procedures SECTION 2 SOME SPECIALIZED TECHNIQUES: Introduction to Acupressure. Myofascial Pain Syndromes, Trigger Point Therapy and Dry Needling Acupuncture. Moxibustion and Cupping. Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation. Acupuncture: A Peripheral Sensory Stimulus for the Treatment of Pain. Laser Acupuncture. A Simple Approach to Ear Acupuncture SECTION 3 DEVELOPMENTS: Integration of Acupuncture with Physiotherapy. Introduction of Acupuncture Into Some Countries. Advancing Horizons: Examples of Approaches to Three Case Studies. Short Case Studies: a Compendium SECTION 4 APPENDICES: Further Reading /Ist of Equivalent Alphabetical Codes of Meridian Names. Self-Study Questions. Index

    Details

    No. of pages:
    228
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 1997
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Churchill Livingstone
    Print ISBN:
    9780443055935

    About the authors

    Val Hopwood

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Course Director, MSc Acupuncture, Coventry University, Coventry, UK

    Maureen Lovesey

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Private Practitioner, Berkhamsted, UK; Chairman, International Acupuncture Association of Physical Therapists, UK

    Sara Mokone

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Part-time Community Physiotherapist, North Middlesex Hospital Trust, St. Anne's Hospital, North London, UK