Hardcover book, 228 pages
Dimensions: 8" by 11"
More: Acupuncture-Adjunctive Techniques
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This work explores acupuncture and related techniques in the context of use in physical therapy. It contains good discussions of the basis of TCM theory, physiological and pain relief mechanisms, developing safe techniques, and patient assessment. A variety of practitioners contribute to a section of specialized technqiues such as TENS, moxibustion and cupping, trigger point therapy, laser acupuncture, and ear acupuncture. Developments in its expanding use by physiotherapists are detailed, along with clinical case studies and a synopsis of the roadmap towards adaptation in other world countries.