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By Grant Cooper, Stuart Kahn MD, Paul Zucker MS PT Lac

Written in a hassle-free structure and using a case research strategy, Acupuncture for Musculoskeletal Medicine describes how acupuncture matches into the therapy paradigm for musculoskeletal proceedings. a number of various acupuncture therapy kinds are awarded, and in each one instance the alternative of acupuncture issues is defined intimately. those instructed remedies are intended now not only as recipes, yet fairly as recommendations that may be utilized to a number of medical proceedings and conditions.

Each case learn contains actual exam findings, diagnostic reports, differential prognosis, and suggestions for normal clinical remedies. this can be through a number of unique acupuncture therapy options. eventually, there's a assessment of the printed study concerning acupuncture because it relates to musculoskeletal medicine.

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Kissinger made a visit. In Kissinger’s party was a New York Times reporter, James Reston, who was stricken with appendicitis while on the trip. Following an appendectomy in a Chinese hospital, Mr. Reston received acupuncture. Impressed by the treatment and other observations of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) used in the hospital, Reston reported on them in the New York Times on his return to the USA. Over the next three decades, acupuncture exploded in popularity. 3 01Cooper_01_F 4 9/10/09 9:00 PM Page 4 Acupuncture for Musculoskeletal Medicine What Is It?

She has 5/5 strength and intact sensation in her upper extremities bilaterally. Her biceps, triceps, and brachioradialis reflexes are brisk and symmetric. She has a negative Hoffman sign bilaterally.

Wind may be considered the main exogenous pathogenic factor in the sense that other pathogenic factors attach themselves to wind when invading the body. Wind-cold, wind-heat, wind-damp, or even wind-dampcold or wind-damp-heat are all common ways that Chinese medicine refers to a given patient’s presentation. In addition to being considered as exogenous pathogenic factors, wind, damp, cold, and heat can also be considered internal pathogenic factors that result from a disharmony in the body’s normal physiology.

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