Acupuncture in the Treatment of Musculoskeletal and Nervous System Disorders

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An invaluable desktop aid for the practicing acupuncturist that draws on the author's unique clinical experience in treating musculoskeletal and nervous system disorders. Written by Lu Shaojie, the vastly expanded second edition combines the main features of the highly successful first edition with a huge amount of additional information.

Practical reference text covering the assessment and acupuncture treatment of 127 musculoskeletal and nervous system disorders including work-related injuries and sports injuries.

  • Detailed clinical manifestations with full TCM pattern identification and point prescriptions for each disorder.
  • Full details of needling technique for each point in an easy to read format.
  • More than 475 high quality illustrations depicting anatomic structures and the location of empirical, tender area and standard points.
  • Needling insertion direction clearly demonstrated by 138 colour photographs.

Suitable for 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.