Michael I. Weintraub, Ravinder Mamtani, Marc S. Micozzi - Complementary and Integrative Medicine in Pain Management
English | 2008-05-12 | ISBN: 0826128742 | PDF | 456 pages | 6,6 MB
Pain is the most common complaint amongst all patients seeking care from all types of health practitioners. It is estimated that 40% of patient visits to health care practitioners are for the management of pain.
The problem of pain and other functional complaints is an ever larger proportion of the practice of integrative medicine. Complementary and alternative medical modalities have much to offer in managing pain and functional complaints, as well as presenting new and unique perspectives on the phenomenon of pain.
This book is also unique in taking into account cultural, historical and social factors in pain and pain management.
Contributions from national experts providing unique benefits of knowledge and experience on each topic
Extensive information on remedies and treatment modalities, such as acupuncture, herbal medicine, homeopathy and massage, manual and manipulative therapies
Evidence based approach with discussions of the advantages and limitations of each type of treatment based upon current clinical studies
Provides added options for treatment and management of chronic pain and neurological disorders
Treatment options for neurologic conditions, including migraine and tension headache, stress, dementia, Parkinson's disease, and other common conditions