The first systematic monograph on neurological disorders treated by acupuncture.
Professor Kuang Peigen, the author of the present book, is an eminent and authoritative neurologist in China who is also an expert in combining Chinese and Western medicine, engages in treating neurological disorders alternatively by means of modern and/or traditional modalities according to the individual condition of patients. She has extensively rich clinical experience and obtained satisfactory therapeutic results. Professor Kuang often carries out basic investigations in an attempt to establish the reliable evidence so as to provide a scientific basis for guiding clinical practice.
The book presents Professor Kuang's personal clinical experience accumulated for over 30 years in acupuncture treatment of neurological disorders.
The book is written in a practical way to make it easily understood. It defines and briefly describes the etiology, pathology, pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, diagnosis and / or prognosis for each of the neurological disorders presented, objectively points out the indications and contraindications of acupuncture, presents in detail clinical information for treating 28 kinds of neurological disorders, with selection of acupoints and manipulation of needles. It also provides illustrative cases with clinical records mentioning treatment course, therapeutic efficacy and results of follow-up.
This book is intended for acupuncturists, acupuncture research workers and enthusiasts. It may also serve as a suitable textbook for both WM and TCM doctors to enrich their professional knowledge and / or enhance their clinical technique.