Acupuncture in Neurological Conditions by Val Hopwood PhD FCSP Dip Ac Nanjing, Clare Donnellan MSc

By Val Hopwood PhD FCSP Dip Ac Nanjing, Clare Donnellan MSc MCSP Dip Shiatsu MRSS

Written through top specialists within the box, Acupuncture in Neurological stipulations goals to enhance sufferer care through combining Western and conventional chinese language medication (TCM) ideas of therapy. The language of TCM is uniquely mixed with that of evidence-based medical reasoning to supply an process proper to either acupuncture and physiotherapy medical perform. All  significant varieties of neurological stipulations encountered in medical functional are tested. chinese language scientific styles proper to the appliance of acupuncture are defined, in addition to key styles of disorder in response to a Western clinical standpoint. where of acupuncture in the total administration of alternative neurological stipulations is additionally mentioned. scientific reasoning innovations from either TCM and Western scientific views are supplied, and illustrated via genuine instances from medical perform forming a legitimate platform for actual built-in medicine.Fully evidence-basedProvides medical reasoning techniques from TCM and Western clinical perspectivesIllustrates medical reasoning with actual situations from medical perform offers specific exam of all significant varieties of neurological stipulations encountered in medical perform.

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Minimize secondary complications . . . Reduce symptoms . . . . . . . . Enhance self-efficacy . . . . . . . Provide support . . . . . . . . . Acupuncture within neurological physiotherapy . . . . . . . . . . Conclusion . . . . . . . . . . . 45 46 46 46 47 47 48 48 KEY POINTS • Neurological conditions are common, affecting around 10 million people in the UK, and causing a major health burden worldwide. • Neurological conditions are often complex, requiring support from a range of specialist services over many years.

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