Val Hopwood PhD FCSP Dip Ac Nanjing, Clare Donnellan MSc 's Acupuncture in Neurological Conditions PDF

By Val Hopwood PhD FCSP Dip Ac Nanjing, Clare Donnellan MSc MCSP Dip Shiatsu MRSS

ISBN-10: 0702030201

ISBN-13: 9780702030208

Written through prime specialists within the box, Acupuncture in Neurological stipulations goals to enhance sufferer care via combining Western and conventional chinese language medication (TCM) thoughts of remedy. The language of TCM is uniquely mixed with that of evidence-based medical reasoning to supply an technique proper to either acupuncture and physiotherapy scientific perform. All  significant different types of neurological stipulations encountered in scientific sensible are tested. chinese language scientific styles suitable to the appliance of acupuncture are defined, in addition to key styles of disorder in line with a Western scientific viewpoint. where of acupuncture in the total administration of other neurological stipulations is additionally mentioned. scientific reasoning concepts from either TCM and Western scientific views are supplied, and illustrated through genuine circumstances from scientific perform forming a legitimate platform for actual built-in medicine.Fully evidence-basedProvides medical reasoning thoughts from TCM and Western scientific perspectivesIllustrates scientific reasoning with actual instances from scientific perform offers particular exam of all significant varieties of neurological stipulations encountered in medical perform.

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P. 188. Hopwood V. Acupuncture in Physiotherapy. Oxford: Butterworth Heinemann; 2004. Linde K. The specific placebo effect. Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforchung Gesundheitsschutz 2006;49 (8):729 35. McIntyre M. Report to Ministers from the Department of Health Steering Group on the Statutory Regulation of practitioners of acupuncture, herbal medicine, traditional Chinese medicine and other traditional medicine systems practised in the UK. Annex 1. Aberdeen: Department of Health; 2008. Current context: neurological rehabilitation and neurological physiotherapy CHAPTER CONTENTS Introduction .

Chronic pain produces ongoing stress which limits the healing process and this can be tackled with acupuncture, whether the pain is phys iological or psychological. Clinical reasoning must take into account the most likely mechanisms involved in the condition to be treated. In the case of pain, the common causes have been defined as nociceptive, neuropathic and centrally evoked. 2 Segmental innervation of muscles —cont’d Lower limb Muscle Spinal innervation Gluteus medius L4 L5 L4 L5 Gluteus minimus L4 L5 S1 Quadratus femoris L4 L5 S1 Gracilis L2 L3 Piriformis S1 S2 S1 S2 S3 Gastrocnemius L4 L5 S1 S2 S3 Soleus L4 L5 S1 S2 S3 Flexor hallucis longus L4 L5 S1 S2 S3 Flexor digitorum longus L4 L5 S1 S2 Peroneus longus L4 L5 S1 S2 Peroneus brevis L4 L5 S1 S2 Tibialis posterior L4 L5 S1 S2 Tibialis anterior L4 L5 S1 S2 Extensor digitorum longus L4 L5 S1 S2 Extensor hallucis longus L4 L5 S1 S2 Flexor hallucis brevis L5 S1 Flexor digitorum brevis L5 S1 Plantar and dorsal interossei Extensor digitorum brevis L4 L5 S1 S2 S1 S2 From Hopwood (58).

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