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By Val Hopwood PhD FCSP Dip Ac Nanjing, Clare Donnellan MSc MCSP Dip Shiatsu MRSS

Written via major specialists within the box, Acupuncture in Neurological stipulations goals to enhance sufferer care through combining Western and conventional chinese language medication (TCM) strategies of therapy. The language of TCM is uniquely mixed with that of evidence-based scientific reasoning to supply an strategy proper to either acupuncture and physiotherapy medical perform. All  significant sorts of neurological stipulations encountered in medical useful are tested. chinese language scientific styles proper to the appliance of acupuncture are defined, in addition to key styles of disorder in keeping with a Western clinical point of view. where of acupuncture in the total administration of other neurological stipulations can also be mentioned. scientific reasoning strategies from either TCM and Western scientific views are supplied, and illustrated by means of genuine situations from scientific perform forming a legitimate platform for precise built-in medicine.Fully evidence-basedProvides medical reasoning strategies from TCM and Western clinical perspectivesIllustrates medical reasoning with actual instances from medical perform presents specified exam of all significant forms of neurological stipulations encountered in medical perform.

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45 ã 2010, Elsevier Ltd. 3 Participation . . . . . . . . . . 45 Context . . . . . . . . . . . 45 Interventions . . . . . . . . . 45 Influence sensorimotor system . . . . Maximize functional ability . . . . . Minimize secondary complications . . . Reduce symptoms . . . . . . . . Enhance self-efficacy . . . . . . . Provide support . . . . . . . . . Acupuncture within neurological physiotherapy . . . . . . . . . . Conclusion .

Current context: neurological rehabilitation and neurological physiotherapy CHAPTER CONTENTS Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . 39 Prevalence and incidence of neurological conditions . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Models of health care . . . . . . . 40 Medical model . . . . . . . . 40 Biopsychosocial model . . . . . . 40 Presentation of neurological conditions and ICF . . . . . . . . . . . . Management of neurological conditions . . General principles of rehabilitation .

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