Acupuncture Treatment of Musculoskeletal and Nervous System Disorders

LU Shao-jie [Other titles by this author]

ISBN: 9781901149074

Donica Publishing 2009 1st Edition

AU $145.00
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This work is an extensively revised compilation of two other volumes by Lu Shao Jie, Handbook of Acupuncture in the Treatment of Musculoskeletal Conditions and Handbook of Acupuncture in the Treatment of Nervous System Disorders. As with its precursors, the apparently simple Although the structural presentation is simple and straightforward, the depth of its content is rewarding. Divided into seven chapters, the first four are arranged by body part and include both musculoskeletal and neurological conditions, while the three remaining chapters focus almost exclusively on neurological disorders. Each chapter offers a wealth of information on from 8 to 31 different conditions (a total of 127 in all), and each condition is covered both from a Western medical and a Chinese medical (TCM) perspective, with sections on Clinical manifestations, Pattern identification, Treatment, Method, and Clinical notes.

> Practical reference text covering 127 musculoskeletal and nervous system disorders for which acupuncture treatment is particularly indicated
> Disorders treated include sports injuries, work-related injuries, and disorders of the central nervous system, cranial nerves and peripheral nerves
> More than 475 high-quality illustrations depicting anatomic structures and empirical and standard point locations
> Needling insertion direction clearly demonstrated by 138 colour photographs
> Detailed clinical manifestations with full TCM pattern identification and fully explained point prescriptions for each disorder
> Full details of needling techniques for all points in a clearly laid-out format
> Wide selection of representative case histories
> Comprehensive Chinese medicine and Western medicine glossaries and an extensive index

About the Author:
Lu Shao-jie is an attending physician and a director of the Department of Acupuncture and Moxibustion of the People’ Hospital in Xiangyang District, Hubei Province. Born in an experienced TCM doctor’s family, he has been deeply influenced by the favourable medical environment. He has consulted 12 renowned acupuncturists in Hubei province, and researched numerous books on acupuncture and moxibustion. After extensive clinical practice, he is able to treat more than 300 diseases, especially cerebrovascular diseases and sequelae. In addition, he has summed up many effective therapeutic regimens for nervous system disorders, hyperostosis and musculoskeletal injury.

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285 x 220 mm

670 pp

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Acupuncture      PMPH Series     

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