The Treatment of Disease in TCM, Vol.4: Diseases of Neck, Shoulders, Back & Limbs
Philippe Sionneau/Lü Gang
Blue Poppy Press
292 pag. paperback 15 x 23 cm
This is the fourth volume in the seven volume series titled The Treatment of Disease in TCM authored by Philippe Sionneau and Lu Gang. In this volume, Sionneau and Lu discuss the TCM disease causes and mechanisms, pattern discrimination, treatment principles, formulas and their modifications, and acupuncture and moxibustion for a wide variety of Diseases of the Neck, Shoulders, Back, and Limbs. Various pain complaints of the body are the stock in trade of most Western practitioners of Chinese medicine. Practitioners will find this book and invaluable resource for dealing with patients with everything from shoulder pain to diabetic sores on the lower limbs. Not only is this book unique because of the number of different body complaints it discusses but because of the inclusiveness of the patterns listed under each disease category. In addition, the modifications of the guiding formulas and acupuncture protocols exemplify and insure individualized treatment plans for individual patients.