Acupuncture Handbook of Sports Injuries and Pain


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By Whitfield Reaves
Spiral-bound book
ISBN 9780615274409
392 pages, 7.00 x 10.00″

The Acupuncture Handbook of Sports Injuries and Pain is a clinical manual that integrates traditional Chinese acupuncture with western orthopedic and sports medicine. It outlines the diagnosis, assessment, and treatment protocol for 25 common sports injuries. The Acupuncture Handbook offers both insight and discipline for treating injuries.

  • Includes common conditions such as plantar fasciitis, rotator cuff tendonitis, and arthritis of the knees and hips.
  • Diagnosis and assessment summarized from both western and Chinese medical perspectives.
  • The Acupuncture Handbook uses a simple Four Step approach, making point selection and needle technique simple, logical, and systematic.
  • Treatment protocol includes trigger points, motor points, and other needle techniques not commonly discussed in the standard acupuncture texts.
  • Detailed illustrations and descriptions allow for more precise treatment.

About the Author’s:

Whitefield Reeves is a nationally certified acupuncturist, and has been in the forefront of soports medicine acupuncture since 1981. His clinical experience includes medical care for athletes at the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, as well as numerous triathlons, skiing, running, and cycling events during the last 25 years. The Acupuncture Handbook of Sports Injuries and Pain is compilation of more than 25 years of clinical experience treating competitive athletes.

Chad Bong is a nationally certified acupuncturist and hold’s a Master’s degree in Exercise Science. He is a contributing writer to The Acupuncture Handbook. Chad is a lifelong athlete, and he combines acupuncture with western sports medicine and fitness training.

Additional information

Weight 1.75 lbs
Dimensions 11 × 8 × 1.5 in


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