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By Peter E. Baldry MB FRCP

This new version of this hugely profitable booklet describes how musculoskeletal discomfort might be easily and successfully handled via acupuncture. construction on a radical assessment of the clinical proof to be had, the offers a close and sensible account of the various assorted sorts of musculoskeletal discomfort and the categorical ways that acupuncture should be utilized successfully to set off issues to relieve this discomfort. Case reviews are integrated to assist analysis and selection of treatment.

  • Evidence-based, up to date, and designated details on set off issues, musculoskeletal ache, and the body structure of discomfort give you the such a lot authoritative checks on hand in this topic.
  • Practical, step by step therapy guidance aid readers practice key ideas to real practice.
  • Clear illustrations exhibit very important suggestions and parts of ache and needling.
  • Expanded assurance of fibromyalgia and the neurophysiology of myofascial set off issues contains universal indicators and treatments.
  • More info on new treatments for the typical challenge of whiplash injuries.
  • Expanded bankruptcy on fibromyalgia
  • Expanded bankruptcy at the neurophysiology of myofascial set off points
  • Revised and up-to-date all through to incorporate all appropriate medical trial information
  • More details on whiplash injuries
  • New bankruptcy on complicated local discomfort syndromes
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It was Mezger’s Swedish and German students who were particularly influential in disseminating knowledge about these structures. In 1876, the Swedish physician Uno Helleday wrote extensively about nodules occurring in what he called chronic myitis (Helleday 1876). qxd 11*10*04 10:15 Page 39 Evolution of knowledge of muscle pain syndromes bands – which he described as being painful, pencilsized to little finger-sized elongated structures. The identification of these structures requires more than a cursory examination and, as Müller (1912) pointed out, the main reasons why so many doctors fail to identify them is because it requires a skilled technique, one that he considered difficult to learn but that could be made easier by the application of a lubricant to the skin.

Hunter (1933) described cases in which there was referral of pain from tender points in the muscles of the abdominal wall. Edeiken & Wolferth (1936) described how, in some patients with coronary thrombosis who had developed pain in the shoulder during the course of strict bed rest, pressure on tender points in muscles over the left scapula caused the spontaneously occurring shoulder pain to be reproduced. Then, in 1938 there were no less than three important contributions to the subject. qxd 11*10*04 10:15 Page 41 Evolution of knowledge of muscle pain syndromes been considered at some length in Chapter 4.

Medical Journal of Australia 1: 45–50 Llewellyn L J, Jones A B 1915 Fibrositis. Rebman, New York Moldofsky H 1986 Sleep and musculoskeletal pain.

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