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Author Gellman, Harris.

Title Acupuncture treatment for musculoskeletal pain : a textbook for orthopaedics, anesthesia, and rehabilitation / Harris Gellman
Published New York, NY : Taylor & Francis, [2002]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 208 pages) : illustrations
Series War and International Politics in South Asia
War and international politics in South Asia.
Contents Part PART I: BASICS OF ACUPUNCTURE -- chapter 1 Introduction to Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine -- chapter 2 The Neurophysiologic Basis of Acupuncture -- chapter 3 Acupuncture Basics -- chapter 4 Acupuncture Points and Indications -- part PART II: ACUPUNCTURE TREATMENT OF THE MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM -- chapter 5 Evaluation and Treatment of the Pain Patient: Author's Preferred Technique -- chapter 6 Acupuncture Treatment Protocols by Anatomic Location -- chapter 7 Arthritis and Chronic Joint Pain -- chapter 8 Neck, Cervical Spine, and Back: Acute and Chronic -- chapter 9 Special Pain Problems -- part PART Ill: SPECIAL TECHNIQUES -- chapter 10 Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS)-A Neuroanatomic Dryneedling Technique for Myofascial Pain Syndromes Affecting the Musculoskeletal System -- chapter 11 Acupuncture Physical Medicine -- chapter 12 Craig-PENS: Basic Theory and Clinical Application
Summary Acupuncture Treatment for Musculoskeletal Pain covers the basics of acupuncture theory and explains the precepts of Eastern medicine. The text is written for orthopaedic surgeons, anesthesiologists and rehabilitation medicine specialists, and will aid them in their diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal pain -- both acute and chronic -- as well as arthritis. Readers of the text will progress on a journey through healing that will serve as a useful adjunct to the procedures and medications currently in use. The author breaks the subject down into three sections: Basics of Acupuncture, Acupuncture Treatment of the Muscoloskeletal Acupuncture Points and Indications, and Special Techniques
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 190-198) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Acupuncture Therapy -- methods
Pain Management
Pain -- prevention & control
Musculoskeletal system -- Acupuncture
Pain -- Alternative treatment
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Musculoskeletal system -- Acupuncture.
Pain -- Alternative treatment.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1420021826