Foundations for Integrative Musculoskeletal Medicine: An East-West Approach (Hardcover)

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By Alon Marcus, Michael Kuchera (Foreword by)
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Here, Dr. Marcus focuses on integrative approaches to musculoskeletal and physical medicine, combining Eastern and Western perspectives. He discusses a variety of healing methods and therapies, including Traditional Chinese Medicine, acupuncture, meridian therapy, Tong-style acupuncture, heat and cold therapy, cupping, scarping, and blood-letting therapies, as well as biomagnetic and electrotherapeutics such as types, waves, frequencies, polarity, fixed magnet and electromagnetic therapy, laser therapy, and electroacupuncture.

About the Author

Alon Marcus received his licensed acupuncturist degree from the American College of Traditional Chinse Medicine in San Francisco, California in 1984, and his Doctor of Oriental Medicine degree from SAMRA University of Oriental Medicine in Los Angeles, California in 1986. He also trained in Japan and China, where he completed his internship at the Traditional Chinese Medicine Municipal Hospital in Guangzhou. He has published numerous articles in both Eastern and Western medical journals, as well as the book "Acute Abdominal Syndromes and Musculoskeletal Disorders." He has lectured internationally and taught courses in complementary orthopedics for several years. Dr. Marcus is currently in private practice in Oakland, California.

Praise For…

"The new book by Alon Marcus is clearly the culmination of decades of practice, study, and deep thought on the treatment of musculoskletal disorders."
-David J. Zeiger, D.O., President of American Association of Orthopaedic Medicine

"This book is a continuation of superb scholarly work. Detailed material is presented in an easy-to-read format that includes the evaluation and treatment of common conditions encountered in the practitioner's office. A must-have for anyone wishing to take their clinical skills to the next level."
-Kevin McNamee, D.C., L.Ac., Directory, California Health Institute

Product Details
ISBN: 9781556435409
ISBN-10: 1556435401
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
Publication Date: January 20th, 2005
Pages: 760
Language: English