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The Acupuncture Handbook of Sports Injuries & Pain

Whitfield Reaves, With Chad Bong

Editore: Hidden Needle Press, 2009
ISBN 10: 0615274404 / ISBN 13: 9780615274409
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Titolo: The Acupuncture Handbook of Sports Injuries ...

Casa editrice: Hidden Needle Press

Data di pubblicazione: 2009

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Riassunto: The Acupuncture Handbook of Sports Injuries and Pain is a clinical manual that integrates traditional Chinese acupuncture with western orthopedic and sports medicine. It clearly outlines the diagnosis, assessment, and treatment protocol for 25 common sports injuries and pain syndromes. Using a simple Four Step approach, treatment for each condition is organized into 10 easy-to-follow techniques. The Acupuncture Handbook brings new insight and intrigue into treating injuries and pain. This spiral-bound book is designed for easy use by the practitioner of acupuncture, and may serve as a clinical guide for diagnosis, assessment, and treatment. Section I presents a unique Four Step Approach, which includes 10 techniques of acupuncture. Section II covers the diagnosis and assessment of each of the 25 injuries, followed by acupuncture treatment and techniques using the Four Steps. Section III contains the appendices, with commentary on the techniques and protocols from the first two sections. Features: Includes common conditions such as plantar fasciitis, rotator cuff tendonitis, and arthritis of the knees and hip. Diagnosis and assessment is summarized from both western and Chinese medical perspectives. And typical orthopedic recommendations are clearly listed for each injury. The Acupuncture Handbook uses a simple Four Step approach, making point selection and needle technique simple, logical, and systematic. Treatment protocol includes trigger points, motor points, and other needle techniques not commonly discussed in the standard acupuncture texts. Detailed illustrations and descriptions allow for more precise treatment.

L'autore: Whitfield Reaves, OMD, L.Ac. is a nationally certified acupuncturist, and has been in the forefront of sports medicine acupuncture since 1981. His clinical experience includes medical care for athletes at the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, as well as numerous triathlons, skiing, running, and cycling events during the last 25 years. Whitfield s work integrates traditional Chinese acupuncture with western orthopedic and sports medicine. The Acupuncture Handbook of Sports Injuries and Pain is the compilation of over 25 years of clinical experience treating competitive athletes, sports injuries, and pain. Whitfield is actively involved in the profession, and has been teaching for over 20 years. He is currently an instructor at Southwest Acupuncture College, in Boulder, CO. In addition, he lectures in the U.S., Canada, and Europe on sports medicine acupuncture. Chad Bong, MS, L.Ac. is a nationally certified acupuncturist and holds a Master's degree in Exercise Science. He is a contributing writer to The Acupuncture Handbook. Chad is a lifelong athlete, and he combines acupuncture with western sports medicine and fitness training.

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