J. Longbottom

Acupuncture in Manual Therapy

Case Studies, Clinical reasoning models

  • ISBN: 9780443067822
  • 2010, 248 pages


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Acupuncture in Manual Therapy is a comprehensive overview of manual therapy interventions combined with acupuncture management of musculoskeletal disorders covering all major joints of the body. The book is intended to offer physiotherapists and students of acupuncture a clinical reasoning model, whilst supporting suggested interventions with the relevant evidence base in order to alleviate pain, restore function and facilitate rehabilitation within musculoskeletal management. It places an emphasis on the neurophysiological processes of pain management stressing the importance of using the correct intervention for the relevant presenting pain mechanism. Each chapter of this book discusses suggested manual intervention, acupuncture evidence and physiological processes underpinning this combined approach to musculoskeletal pain and dysfunction including meridian acupuncture, auricular acupuncture, electroacupuncture, tens and trigger point acupuncture as a means of addressing the varying pain patterns presented within musculoskeletal rehabilitation. This book provides knowledge from distinctive and prominent contributors from the world of manual therapy and acupuncture whilst this expertise is further supported by the provision of student case studies to offer support and enhance learning.


J. Longbottom

J. Longbottom

Jennie Longbottom, MSc MMEd BSc FCSP is the Founder of ALIED, qualified from Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham and is an established Chartered Physiotherapist with some 40 years experience in both the NHS and private practice. Longbottom gained a BSc in Psychology in 1997, an MSc in Acupuncture in 2003, and…