Veterinary acupuncture: ancient art to modern medicine
Includes bibliographical references and index. Efficacy of acupuncture: the controversy -- History and concepts of veterinary acupuncture -- Anatomy and classification of acupoints -- Neurophysiologic basis of acupuncture -- Oriental concepts of acupuncture -- Techniques and instrumentation -- Acupuncture in small animals -- Canine acupuncture atlas -- Traditional Chinese medical diagnosis in small animals -- Acupuncture for musculoskeletal disorders -- Acupuncture for neurologic disorders -- Acupuncture for thoracolumbar and cervical disk disease -- Trigger point therapy -- Acupuncture for cardiovascular disorders -- Traditional Chinese medical treatment of heart disease -- Acupuncture for chronic respiratory conditions -- Acupuncture for gastrointestinal disorders -- Acupuncture for reproductive disorders -- Immunologic effects of acupuncture -- Acupuncture for dermatologic disorders -- Acupuncture for surgical analgesia -- Gold bead implants -- Avian acupuncture -- Ear acupuncture -- Incorporation of acupuncture into a small animal practice -- Acupuncture in large animals -- Introduction -- Location of equine back shu points: transpositional Chinese vs. traditional -- Traditional equine acupuncture atlas -- Transpositional equine acupuncture atlas -- Diagnostic acupuncture in horses -- Cross reference of equine acupuncture points -- Acupuncture treatment for musculoskeletal and neurologic conditions in horses -- Acupuncture for treatment of chronic back pain in horses -- Treatment of equine gastrointestinal disease with acupuncture -- Acupuncture treatment for miscellaneous conditions in horses -- Equine ting-zone therapy -- Acupuncture of horses in China -- Whole-horse approach to acupuncture in performance horses -- Acupuncture in cattle -- Porcine acupuncture atlas -- Additional topics -- Failures in veterinary acupuncture -- Veterinary chiropractic care -- Chinese herbology in veterinary medicine.
- LCC: SF914.5
- Dewey Decimal: 636.089/5892
- Language: eng
- Physical Description: v, 707 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
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