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

Written by means of top specialists within the box, Acupuncture in Neurological stipulations goals to enhance sufferer care via combining Western and conventional chinese language medication (TCM) strategies of remedy. The language of TCM is uniquely mixed with that of evidence-based scientific reasoning to supply an procedure proper to either acupuncture and physiotherapy medical perform. All  significant sorts of neurological stipulations encountered in medical functional are tested. chinese language scientific styles appropriate to the applying of acupuncture are defined, in addition to key styles of disorder in line with a Western scientific viewpoint. where of acupuncture in the total administration of alternative neurological stipulations is usually mentioned. medical reasoning innovations from either TCM and Western clinical views are supplied, and illustrated via actual instances from medical perform forming a valid platform for actual built-in medicine.Fully evidence-basedProvides medical reasoning suggestions from TCM and Western clinical perspectivesIllustrates scientific reasoning with actual circumstances from scientific perform offers distinct exam of all significant sorts of neurological stipulations encountered in medical perform.

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45 46 46 46 47 47 48 48 KEY POINTS • Neurological conditions are common, affecting around 10 million people in the UK, and causing a major health burden worldwide. • Neurological conditions are often complex, requiring support from a range of specialist services over many years. • Physiotherapists are an integral part of the multidisciplinary team supporting people with neurological conditions. • Interventions focus around patients’ goals and aim to maximize their functional ability, prevent secondary complications and enhance selfefficacy.

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Simple segmental needling has been found to be most effective in acute pain. If electroacupuncture (EA) is used, high frequency, 100 Hz or more, low intensity, just perceptible to the patient, is most effective. This is the technique that works best for nociceptive pain, but in an acute situation fewer needles should be used in the segment itself. In chronic pain more needles can be used in the segment, together with supraspinal techniques and point choices. These would include Back Shu or Huatuojiaji points, having their effect through the dorsal rami.

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