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Download PDF by Jennie Longbottom MSc MMEd FCSP MBAcC: Acupuncture in Manual Therapy

By Jennie Longbottom MSc MMEd FCSP MBAcC

ISBN-10: 0443067821

ISBN-13: 9780443067822

Acupuncture in guide remedy is a complete evaluate of guide remedy interventions mixed with acupuncture administration of musculoskeletal problems masking all significant joints of the physique. The publication is meant to supply physiotherapists and scholars of acupuncture a scientific reasoning version, while aiding advised interventions with the proper facts base so one can alleviate ache, fix functionality and facilitate rehabilitation inside of musculoskeletal administration. It areas an emphasis at the neurophysiological procedures of ache administration stressing the significance of utilizing the right kind intervention for the proper providing ache mechanism. every one bankruptcy discusses recommended guide intervention, acupuncture proof and physiological methods underpinning this mixed method of musculoskeletal discomfort and disorder together with meridian acupuncture, auricular acupuncture, electroacupuncture, tens and set off element acupuncture as a method of addressing the various discomfort styles provided inside musculoskeletal rehabilitation. This ebook presents wisdom from precise and favourite participants from the area of handbook remedy and acupuncture while this services is additional supported by way of the availability of scholar case reviews to provide aid and improve studying.

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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. 00003-7 of injury, pathology, and pain, and integrates them with psychological and social issues to manage cervical spine dysfunction and pain syndromes (Jones et al 2002). Rehabilitation of the cervical spine involves pain management, physical therapies, assurance, explanation, education, self-help strategies, ergonomics, and most importantly, exercise.

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.

Emotional factors can contribute to head and facial pain; high stress levels have been associated with actions such as bruxism, clenching, and chewing gum that increase the loading and forces acting on the TMJ, and can also lead to muscle overuse, fatigue, and spasm. It is important to establish whether events at work or home are causing stress, and whether patients can identify a link between this and their symptoms. Clinical presentation Although pain is the commonest symptom of TMJD there are a variety of associated symptoms: Pain in the area of the joint that may radiate into the temples, ear, eyes, face, neck, and shoulder; Pain of TMJD origin often made worse by joint movements and activities that load the joint, such as clenching and chewing; Joint noises, painful clicking, popping, or grating noises that occur in the TMJ during joint movements; joint sounds in the TMJ are fairly common in asymptomatic individuals, and unless they are accompanied by pain or lack of movement, they do not usually require treatment; Limited movement, reduced functional range of movement (ROM), or locking of the jaw; Changing occlusion, a sudden change in the way in which the upper and lower jaw fit together or a change in facial symmetry; Muscle dysfunction, altered activity in the muscles of mastication, with spasm, tenderness, and trigger points; and Other symptoms, such as dizziness, headaches, earache, and hearing problems.

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