By Douglas S. Wingate
Integrative Approaches for Practitioners
This extensive clinical guide to treating minor and acute brain injury offers clear instruction for acupuncturists and other Chinese medicine practitioners. It explains how symptoms such as headache, dizziness and anxiety relate to brain injury, and differences in approaches to treatment when working with children or veterans.
Learn to treat symptoms of traumatic and acquired brain injury using Chinese medicinal methods of acupuncture and herbal medicine. Covering both Western and Chinese medicine understandings of the brain, the book provides a thorough exploration of treatment options, including multiple acupuncture systems, Chinese herbal formulas, dietary and orthomolecular recommendations, and standard biomedical approaches.
Many symptoms associated with brain injury can be effectively addressed or reduced using TCM, including chronic headache, fatigue, dizziness, pain, and anxiety among others. The book highlights the special considerations that should be taken when working with people with brain injury, as well as when treating particular subpopulations, including pediatrics and veterans.