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Acupuncture in the Treatment of Musculoskeletal and Nervous System Disorders, 2nd edition
By Lü Shaojie
Edited by David Mayor
670 pages
616 illustrations
Size 285 x 217 mm
ISBN 9781901149074
List Price £49.00
Special Offer Price £44.00
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Book Content

A comprehensive text covering those musculoskeletal and nervous system disorders most likely to be encountered by a practising acupuncturist. Drawing on the author’s unique clinical experience in the assessment and acupuncture treatment of an extensive range of musculoskeletal and nervous system disorders, this vastly expanded second edition combines in one volume the main features of the highly successful first edition and incorporates a wide spectrum of additional information. This text is suitable for both TCM acupuncturists and medical acupuncturists, for other health professionals who apply acupuncture as a complement to other treatment methods, and for students with a grasp of basic acupuncture skills.

Main Features
• 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 Lü Shaojie is Chief Physician and Director of the Acupuncture Department, Xiangyang Hospital, Hubei Province. Now with more than 25 years of clinical experience, Doctor Lü has undertaken much clinical research in acupuncture and has written several books on the treatment of musculoskeletal and nervous system disorders, with some already translated into English and German.