Typical TCM Therapy for Cervical Spondylosis

( 颈椎病的中医特色疗法 )


Cervical spondylopathy is a commonly-encountered disease extremely complicated in etiology, pathogenesis, and clinical manifestations, with a high incidence and great harm to the health of the mankind. The symptoms of pain and numbness in the neck, shoulder and arm, headache and dizziness can be present in the mild cases and the paralysis in the limbs can be caused in the severe cases.

Chinese medicine is a great treasure house and is better in the therapeutic results for cervical spondylopathy. Base upon the clinical practice experience and in reference to the related literature and data, we have compiled this book, in Part One, Part Two and Part Three. The general introduction in Part One explains briefly the main points in pattern identification and diagnosis. The specific therapies in Part Two introduce in detail over ten therapeutic modalities such as Chinese massage, traction manipulation, herbal medicine, acupuncture and moxibustion. The experience of senior Chinese medical doctors in Part Three introduces the therapeutic experience of three famous doctors. The whole book gives stress on the introduction of the specific therapeutic modalities in Chinese medicine.

Contents

Part One Pandect

Section one General outline
Section two Pattern classification
Section three Main points in diagnosis
Section four The knowledge of cervical spondylopathy in Chinese medicine

Part Two Typical Therapeutic Modalities

Chapter One Chinese Massage Therapy

Section one Therapeutic functions
Section two Commonly used manipulations
Section three Therapeutic methods
Section four Points for attention
Section five Contraindications
Chapter Two Traction Therapy

Section one Therapeutic functions
Section two Traction Therapy
Section three Points for attention
Section four Contraindications

Chapter Three Herbal Therapy

Section one Internal therapy 1. Treatment by pattern identification 2. Chinese patent medicines
Section two External therapy 1. Topical application method 2. Applying and chafing method  3. Steaming and washing method 4. Hot compression method

Chapter Four Acupuncture and Moxibustion Therapy

Section one Filiform needle method 1. The selection of acupoints 2. The needling techniques 3. Points for attention
Section two Electric acupuncture method 1. Operating method 2. Points for attention
Section three Moxihustion methods 1. Moxa stick moxibustion 2. Warming needle moxibustion 3. Ginger-isolated moxibustion

Chapter Five Acupoint-Injecting Therapy

Section one The selection of acuoints 1. Look for Ashi point 2. Select acupoints by pattern identification 3. Look for positive reaction spots
Section two Commonly used herbal drugs
Section three Operating method
Section four Points for attention
Section five Contraindications

Chapter Six Herbal Ion-Introduction Therapy

Section one Therapeutic functions
Section two Operating methods
Section three Points for attention
Section four Indications
Section five Contraindications
Section six Commonly used herbal drugs

Chapter Seven Chinese Herbal Pillow Therapy

Section one Manufacturing methods
Section two Therapeutic functions
Section three Applying methods

Chapter Eight Biological Holographic Therapy

Section one Therapeutic principles
Section two Therapeutic methods

Chapter Nine Fixation Therapy

Section one Therapeutic functions
Section two Fixation methods
Section three Indications
Section four Points for attention

Chapter Ten Physical Therapy

Section one Therapeutic functions
Section two Exercising methods
Section three Indications
Section four Points for attention

Chapter Eleven Diet Therapy

Section one Food intake upon symptoms
Section two Commonly used recipes

Chapter Twelve Prevention and Healthcare

Section one Maintain good neck posture
Section two Avoid traumatic injuries in neck
Section three Avoid over fatigue in neck
Section four Avoid traumatic injuries in neck
Section five Sleep with low and soft pillow
Section six Intensify physical exercise in neck
Section seven Self-massage and healthcare

Part Three Therapeutic Experience of Senior Famous Chinese Medical Doctors

Section one Dr. Zhu Fangshou's therapeutic experience 1. The rotation manipulation by uplifting the neck 2. The internal therapy on pattern identification 3. Functional exercises 4. Supportable and portable neck supporter therapy 5. Chinese herbal pillow therapy 6. Case examples

Section two Dr. Guo Weihuai's therapeutic experience 1. Pattern identification 2. Therapeutic methods

Section three Dr. Zhou Fuyi's therapeutic experience 1. Treatment by pattern identification 2. Traction with jaw pillow 3. Chinese massage therapy 4. Herbal pillow 5. Case example

Appendix 1 Chinese Herbs Cited in the Book
Appendix 2 Chinese herbal Formulas Cited in the Book
Appendix 3 Medical Treatises Cited in the Book


  • New Paperback 14*20 cm, 323 pp.

$7.20

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ISBN: 7810107933
Shipping Weight: 0.9lbs
Published: 2004


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