Biomedical Acupuncture for Pain Management: An Integrative Approach, 1e
by Yun-tao Ma Page
- Paperback: 266 pages
- Publisher: Churchill Livingstone / Elsevier; 1 edition (September 27, 2004)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0443066590
- ISBN-13: 978-0443066597
- Amazon Price: $88.95
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- Format: Original Publisher PDF
- File Size: 8.7 MB
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Synthesizing biomedicine and traditional acupuncture, this unique clinical manual allows medical professionals to learn acupuncture and implement it immediately into practice with ease. Biomedical Acupuncture for Pain Management explains the biomedical mechanism of acupuncture, as well as the non-specific nature of acupuncture and its neuro-psycho-immunological modulation. This straightford system of acupuncture – termed INMAS by the authors – provides a quantitative method to predict the effectiveness of treatment for each patient and an individually adjustable protocol for pain patients.Introduction to the Integrative Neuromuscular Acupoint System (INMAS), as well as the Homeostatic Acupoint System (HAS), help western-trained acupuncturists understand classical techniquesA 16-point evaluation method provides a reliable quantitative method to accurately arrive at prognosisClinically relevant, integrative treatment approach in user-friendly languageNumerous detailed tables, photos, and line drawings to help readers understand the anatomy, symptomatic signs, and clinical proceduresClear chapters organized by regional condition for easy readability and flowCase studies to assist with application of concepts in clinical practiceUnique, clinical procedures for pain management with sections on examination and needling methodsTwo appendices for quick reference of acronyms, abbreviations, and the 24 homeostatic acupointsUp-to-date information on the latest techniques, including a chapter on electroacupuncture