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    edited by Jennie Longbottom.
    Summary: Acupuncture in Manual Therapy is a comprehensive overview of manual therapy interventions combined with acupuncture management of musculo-skeletal disorders covering all major joints of the body. The book is intended to offer physiotherapists and students of acupuncture a clinical reasoning model, whilst supporting suggested interventions with the relevant evidence base in order to alleviate pain, restore function and facilitate rehabilitation within musculo-skeletal management. It places an emphasis on the neurophysiological processes of pain management stressing the importance of using the correct intervention for the relevant presenting pain mechanism. Each chapter discusses suggested manual intervention, acupuncture evidence and physiological processes underpinning this combined approach to musculo-skeletal pain and dysfunction including meridian acupuncture, auricular acupuncture, electroacupuncture, tens and trigger point acupuncture as a means of addressing the varying pain patterns presented within musculo-skeletal rehabilitation. This book provides knowledge from distinctive and prominent contributors from the world of manual therapy and acupuncture. This expertise is further supported by the provision of student case studies to offer support and enhance learning. --Book Jacket.

    Clinical reasoning in Western acupuncture
    Temporomandibular joint
    Cervical spine
    Thoracic spine
    Lumbar spine
    Sacroiliac joint and pelvis
    Anterior knee pain
    Foot and ankle
    Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulators for pain management.
    Digital Access ScienceDirect 2010