A Dialog to Help You Understand and Trust Acupuncture
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Get the answers you need to feel informed and confident in the proven health benefits of acupuncture.
Acupuncture is rapidly gaining acceptance in the modern medical world. The Department of Veterans Affairs now hires acupuncturists. There are thousands of private practices throughout the U.S., and even insurance coverage for treatment in some states. Acupuncture is most commonly known as an alternative treatment for pain, but it can also help with a wide range of conditions like depression, anxiety, digestion, infertility, and more.
In Does It Hurt?, Licensed Acupuncturist Burton Moomaw guides you through an introduction to acupuncture by answering the eight most commonly asked questions he receives from his patients, those considering acupuncture for the first time, and the simply curious. He includes medical theory and case studies, informative photos and illustrations, and a glossary and index.
There are many acupuncture texts from the classics to modern writings, but we’ve long needed this slender and accessible volume for patients looking for an introduction to the concepts and context of acupuncture. Burton has answered his patients’ questions from his years of clinical experience with grace and personality. The result is a real contribution to our field. I’m delighted to have this very readable book to recommend to the general public interested in our healing art.”
—Ann Cecil-Sterman, Author, Advanced Acupuncture, a Clinic Manual
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Chapter 1 Does It Hurt?
Chapter 2 Where Will You Put the Needles?
Chapter 3 Does It Work?
Chapter 4 How Does Acupuncture Work?
Chapter 5 What Health Problems Can It Treat?
Chapter 6 How Many Treatments Will It Take?
Chapter 7 Do I Have to be on a Special Diet?
Chapter 8 How Do I Find an Acupuncturist?