Sports Medicine in TCM
- ISBN: 9789080426528
- 2012, 504 pages
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Sports medicine in TCM is actually a crystallization of all branches of TCM. It is the combination of movement and quietness, the principle of TCM and the essential core of Taoism. This text gives a thorough and analytical review of physiology, pathology, diagnostic features and treatment procedures with Chinese herbs and acupuncture in sports medicine in TCM. This book aims to provide comprehensive information for both beginning and advanced practitioners of TCM to deal with the most common complaints and injuries in sports medicine in TCM.
Emphasizes harmonization of Zang-Fu organs, inter-connection of Five Elements, balance of Qi, Blood and Body Fluid, stabilization of emotional states and consolidation of constitutional conditions in the context of sports medicine in TCM.
Clear discussion of the aetiologies and pathologies as well as treatment for most sport-related complaints and injuries.
Deals comprehensively with treatment by Chinese herbal procedure as well as acupuncture approaches.
Provides some useful modifications in each pattern of treatment.
Illustrations of TCM sport nutrition and diet.