This acupuncture case study explores the current research available to support acupuncture as an adjunct to physiotherapy/sports therapy when treating unilateral shoulder pain patient x was convinced only surgical intervention would resolve her pain due to. Acupuncture is a form of treatment that promotes healing it involves the insertion of fine needles into specific points of the body. Acupuncture and physiotherapy acupuncture is becoming more widely used and accepted throughout the medical community many physiotherapists offer acupuncture as a treatment modality as part of physiotherapy management. Read selected physiotherapy testimonials from our clients the body genius institute blog provides insight from trusted professionals, case studies, testimonials and more.
Case studies vary in length and detail depending on whether they are purely for reflection, to present to your team or for a university project read the marking scheme ultimately you need to consider. The course is designed to introduce acupuncture as a modality for the treatment of common musculoskeletal conditions, both acute and chronic have hcpc physiotherapy registration be able to treat three separate patients in a safe and legal environment for their case studies. Acupuncture in physiotherapy is a biannual peer-reviewed clinical journal aimed at physiotherapists and health professionals who practise western medical acupuncture we publish systematic reviews, literature reviews, clinical papers, opinion pieces, case studies, surveys, service evaluations and audits.
Sample case study based on actual patient international academy of medical acupuncture case studies case number: 14 patient initials: jsw initial date of patient consult/treatment: january 13th, 2004 acupuncture with needle to balance emi, patient supine ( lu 7, th-10, li-6, ki-4) full spine manual chiropractic mobilization (diversified. Executive physiotherapy is the only physiotherapy clinic in central london which brings physiotherapists with clinical special interests together, creating a unique environment to share expert knowledge for the pursuit of the most effective physiotherapy for their patients. He was told of the strong possibility of death of the talar dome (avascular necrosis) and non-union due to the poor blood supply to the talus, and also that he was likely to need a joint fusion in the future. Case examples aoife’s experience of tennis elbow read about how a course of physiotherapy and acupuncture resolved aoife’s extremely painful tennis elbow.
Acupuncture is a great way to treat discomfort in pregnancy and childbirth because without the need for harmful chemicals because it stimulates the natural pain relieving chemicals within the body it is therefore safe for both you and your baby. Acupuncture and physiotherapy acupuncture is becoming more widely used and accepted throughout the medical community many physiotherapists offer acupuncture as a treatment modality as part of physiotherapy management. Acupuncture may ease the stress on trigger points thereby lessening pain in that area acupuncture for pain management research studies consistently show that acupuncture can be an effective form of pain management, with some studies finding it even more effective than pain-relieving drugs or surgery. Acupuncture acupuncture is a branch of traditional chinese medicine that originated over 2000 years ago it involves inserting ultra-thin, metallic needles into specific parts of the body for therapeutic and health promoting effects.
Chief complaint: neck and shoulder pain a 45 year old accountant complained of muscle spasms of the neck and shoulders for 20 years the pain was severe, stabbing, like a knife, occurring every day. Physiotherapy is a professional health care approach that aims to restore health and movement through manual therapy, exercise, advice and education we provide treatments including massage, acupuncture, taping and joint mobilisation. “i was referred by my work to brighton physiotherapy clinic due to a violent attack at work, sustaining shoulder/elbow and hip injuries tina has been treating me for nearly 2 years now which when reading, you may think is quite a long time to see a physio. Similarly, studies varied greatly regarding the effectiveness of acupuncture treatment for shoulder injury in the following case study we discuss acupuncture treatment of a fs resulting from.
It also encourages the student to think about problem-solving and basic decision-making in a practice setting, presenting case studies to consolidate and apply learning in this fifteenth edition, new chapters have been added and previous chapters withdrawn, continuing its reflection of. To illustrate this in more detail, i have complied a list of case studies for your perusal these are actual patients on my clinic list whom i have recently treated, and who have kindly given me permission to demonstrate to you how physiotherapy has helped them. How acupuncture can help with shoulder pain due to rotator cuff tear non-surgical with non-steroid, anti-inflammatory medications, injections of local steroids into affected area, physiotherapy or surgical treatment what can acupuncture help with case studies stop smoking with acupuncture facial acupuncture.
Welcome the physiotherapy acupuncture association of new zealand (paanz) is a special interest group of physiotherapy new zealand it is for physiotherapists with qualifications in acupuncture practice to participate in ongoing learning, peer support and development of the practice of acupuncture. Shoulder pain case study a 43 year old police officer presented in the clinic with a one week history of right shoulder pain it is important to undertake a thorough assessment involving questions and physical tests to determine the best way to treat a problem. Acupuncture is a modality that is now being used in western medicine to treat pain and is one of the many skills employed within physiotherapy as part of an integrated approach to the management of pain and inflammation physiotherapists have been using acupuncture for almost 40 years  and are the largest providers of acupuncture within the nhsΐ].