Acupuncture in Manual Therapy by Jennie Longbottom MSc MMEd FCSP MBAcC

By Jennie Longbottom MSc MMEd FCSP MBAcC

Acupuncture in handbook remedy is a complete assessment of handbook treatment interventions mixed with acupuncture administration of musculoskeletal problems overlaying all significant joints of the physique. The ebook is meant to supply physiotherapists and scholars of acupuncture a medical reasoning version, while aiding prompt interventions with the proper proof base so that it will alleviate discomfort, repair functionality and facilitate rehabilitation inside musculoskeletal administration. It areas an emphasis at the neurophysiological strategies of discomfort administration stressing the significance of utilizing the right kind intervention for the proper offering ache mechanism. every one bankruptcy discusses steered handbook intervention, acupuncture facts and physiological procedures underpinning this mixed method of musculoskeletal soreness and disorder together with meridian acupuncture, auricular acupuncture, electroacupuncture, tens and set off aspect acupuncture as a method of addressing the various soreness styles offered inside musculoskeletal rehabilitation. This ebook offers wisdom from detailed and fashionable individuals from the realm of handbook remedy and acupuncture when this services is extra supported by means of the availability of pupil case stories to supply help and improve studying.

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38 Treatment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 Spinal manual and manipulative therapy . . . . 39 Therapeutic exercise program . . . . . . . . 40 Research background . . . . . . . . . . 44 References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 Introduction The application of the biopsychosocial and evidencebased models directs the assessment and management of cervical spine disorders. In physiotherapy, the biopsychosocial model recognizes the presence © 2009 2010 Elsevier Ltd.

25 Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Acupuncture research . . . . . . . . . . 26 Myofascial component . . . . . . . . . 26 Auricular acupuncture . . . . . . . . . . 28 References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Introduction The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is formed by the articulation of the mobile condyle of the mandible with the glenoid fossa of the temporal bone. © 2009 2010 Elsevier Ltd. 00002-5 The mandibular condyle and glenoid fossa are separated by a cartilaginous disc that is aneural and avascular, except at its periphery in the non-load-bearing areas.

35 Cervical artery insufficiency and manipulative therapy . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Craniocervical ligament instability testing . . . . 36 Neurological examination . . . . . . . . . . 36 Adverse neural dynamics . . . . . . . . . . 36 Observation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Active range of movement . . . . . . . . . 37 Manual assessment . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Motor and sensory assessment . . . . . . . 38 Diagnosis .

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