This book, Acupuncture for Orofacial Pain and Dentistry, is a reference for assessment and treatment planning in the clinic, and is a clear and concise handbook for students and practitioners of acupuncture for orofacial pain and dentistry. Acupuncture is an increasingly utilized treatment option for myofascial pain in the United States. According to the 2007 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), which included a comprehensive survey of complementary and alternative medicine use by Americans, an estimated 3.1 million adults and 150,000 children had used acupuncture in the previous year. Trigger point therapy has been an accepted part of treatment for orofacial pain for decades. Dry needling is now extensively practiced. Acupuncture and trigger point therapy or dry needling are similar.
This book, available in color soft cover and ebook formats, will include:
• Comprehensive medical illustrations demonstrating acupuncture point locations and indications for specific diagnoses.
• Easy to follow instructions, photographs, and video links demonstrating acupuncture needling points and acupuncture techniques.