Acupuncture in Neurological Conditions

Acupuncture in Neurological Conditions

By Val Hopwood, PhD, FCSP, Dip Ac Nanjing, Course Director, MSc Acupuncture, Coventry University, Coventry, UK and Clare Donnellan, MSc, MCSP, Dip Shiatsu, MRSS, Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist in Neuro-rehabilitation, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Nottingham, UK

Note on case histories

Section 1 Backgrounds - Chinese and Western
1 History and background of traditional Chinese medicine in neurological conditions
2 Researching a complex intervention
3 Current context - neurological rehabilitation and neurological physiotherapy
4 Western medical acupuncture in neurological conditions
5 Practical application of Western medical acupuncture in neurological conditions

Section 2 Clinical conditions
6 Acquired brain injury: stroke, cerebral palsy and traumatic brain injury
7 Parkinson?s disease and related conditions
8 Multiple sclerosis
9 Spinal cord injury and disease
10 Peripheral nervous system disorders
11 Motor neurone disease

Section 3 Marrying East to West
12 Pulling it together

Appendix: Outcome measures in neurological rehabilitation