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RESEARCH SOURCES AND REFERENCES

Scientific Basis of Acupuncture

  • Ulett, G. A., J. Han, and S. Han. “Traditional and Evidence-Based Acupuncture: History, Mechanisms, and Present Status.” Southern Medical,Iournal 91 (12) (December 1998): 1115–20.
  • Mann, Felix, A new system of acupuncture. In: Jacqueline Filshie and Adrian White (Eds), Medical Acupuncture: A western scientific approach. Churchill Living stone, London, 1998.
  • NIH Consensus Statement. Acupuncture 15 (5) (November 3-5, 1997): 1-34.
  • Kaplan G. Efficacy of acupuncture in the treatment of osteoarthritis and musculoskeletal pain, NIH Conference pp 73-75
  • Kendall, D.E. “A Scientific Model for Acupuncture, Parts I and II” American Journal of Acupuncture 17 (3-4) (1989): 251-68, 343-60.
  • Pomeranz, Bruce and Gabriel Stux (Eds.), Scientific Bases of Acupuncture. Berlin, Heidelberg, New York: Springer-Verlag, 1989.
  • Filshie, Jacqueline and Adrian White (Eds.), Medical Acupuncture: A western scientific approach. Churchill Livingstone, London, 1998.
  • Stux, Gabriel and Richard Hammerschlag (Eds.), Clinical Acupuncture Scientific Basis. Berlin, Heidelberg, New York: Springer-Verlag, 2001.
  • Schnorrenberger, C. C. “Morphological Foundations of Acupuncture: An Anatomical Nomenclature of Acupuncture Structures.” BMAS Acupuncture in Medicine 14 (3) (November 1996): 89-103.
  • KIide AM: An hypothesis for the prolonged effect of acupuncture. Acupun Elec, 1989; 14: 141-147.
  • Duysens J: Basic neurophysiological mechanisms underlying acupuncture. Proceedings of 13th Annual International Congress on Veterinary Acupuncture. Belgium, 1987, pp 61-62.
  • Presrntt CAJ: Idiopathic facial nerve palsy (the effect of treatment with steroids). J Laryngology & Otology, 1988; 102:403.
  • McCabe BF: Injuries to the facial nerve. Laryngoscope, 1972; 82: 1891-1897
  • Leibouitz U: Bell’s palsy. Two disease entities Neurology. 1966,16:1105-1108.
  • Djupesland G, Degre M, et al: Acute peripheral facial palsy: Part of a cranial polyneuropathy. In: Graham M, House W (eds): Disorders of the Facial Nenv. Raven Press, New York, 1982, pp 189-205.
  • Moth LC, Freedar JA: Acceleration of wound healing with high voltage monophasic pulsed current. Physical Therapy, 1988; 68: 503-508.
  • Brown CM: Dysphagia. In: Robinson EN (ed): Current Therapy in Equine Medicine. Saunders Company, Philadelphia, 1992, pp 171-175.
  • Robertson JT, Fenger CK Diseases of the nasal passages. In: Robinson EN (ed): Current Therapy in Equine Medicine. Saunders Company, Philadelphia, 1992, p 266.
  • Tietje S, Wisniewski S, Feilke M: Bilateral facial nerve paralysis in a horse. Pruktische-Tierarzt. 1995; 76:528-530. (In German)
  • Tyler LM, Davis RE, Begg et al: A survey of neurological diseases in horses. Australian Vet J,
  • 1993; 70: 4,45-449.
  • Steinberg HS: The use of electrodiagnostic techniques in evaluating traumatic brachial plexus root injuries_ J Amer Anim Hosp, 1979; 15: 621626.
  • ims MH, Reeding RW: Failure of neuromuscular transmission after complete nerve section in the dog. Amer J Vet Res, 1979; 40: 931-934.
  • Green SL, Cochrane SM, Smith-Maxie L: Horner’s syndrome in ten horses. Can Vet J, 1992; 33:330-333.
  • Mayhew IG: Large Animal Neurology. A Handbook For Veterinary Clinicians. Lea & Febiger, Philadelphia, 1988, pp 237-239.
  • Wheeler SJ: Peripheral neuropathies. In: Robinson EN (ed): Current Therapy in Equine Medicine. Saunders Co., Philadelphia, 1992, P 578.
  • Poon CL, Cheng FY: The Manual of Current Chinese Acupuncture Therapy and Analgesia. Chimar Press, Hong Kong, 1973, p 111.
  • George LW: Peripheral nerve disorders. In: Smith BP (ed): Large Animal Internal Medicine, ed 2. St Louis, Missouri, Mosby Yearbook, 1996, pp 1172-1173.
  • Brown M, McDonnell MK, Menton DN: Electrical stimulation effects on cutaneous wound healing in rabbits. A follow-up study. Physical Therapy, 1988; 68: 955-959.
  • Cleary SF, Liu LM, et al: Modulation of tendon fibroplasia by exogenous electric currents. Bicelectromagnetics, 1988; 9: 183-188
  • Lin JH, Rogers PAM: acupuncture effects on the body’s defence system. Vet Bull, 1980: 635-643

Chronic Back Pain in Horses

  • Jeffcott LB: Diagnosis of back problems in the horse, Compend Cont Ed 3:5134-5143, 1981.
  • Jeffcott LB: Back problems in the horse: a look at past, present and future progress, Equine etJ 11:129-136, 1979.
  • Klide AM: Acupuncture for treatment of chronic back pain in the horse,AcupunctElectrother Res 9:57-70, 1984.
  • Martin BB Jr, Klide AM: Treatment of chronic back pain in horses: stimulation of acupuncture points with a low- powered laser, Vet Surg 16:106-110, 1987.
  • Martin BB Jr, Klide AM: The use of acupuncture for the treatment of chronic back pain in horses: stimulation of acupuncture points with saline solution injections,JAm Vet MedAssoc 190a1i7-1180, 1987.
  • Martin BB Jr, Klide A1VI: Acupuncture for treatment of chronic back pain in horses. Proceedings of the Thirty-seventh Annual Meeting of AAEP, San Francisco, 1991, pp 593-601.
  • Martin BB Jr, Klide AM: Diagnosis and treatment of chronic back pain in horses. Proceedings of the Forty-third Annual Meeting of Af1EP, Phoenix, 1997, pp 310-311.
  • Martin BB Jr, Klide AM: Physical examination of horses with back pain, Veterinary Clinics of North America, Philadelphia, 1999, WB Saunders, pp 61-70.
  • Klide AM, Kung SH: Veterinary acupuncture, Philadelphia, 1977, University of Pennsylvania Press.

Musculoskeletal Conditions

  • Seffinger, MA. Chapter 1, “Osteopathic Philosophy”. In Ward, RC (ed.): Foundations for Osteopathic Medicine, Baltimore, MD, Williams & Wilkins, 1997, pp. 3-12.
  • Craig, KD.”Emotional aspects of pain.” In Wall PD and Melzack R (eds.): Textbook of Pain, (3`d Edition), New York, NY., Churchill Livingstone, Inc., 1994, pp. 261-274. 8)
  • Weisenberg, M. “Cognitive aspects of pain.” In Wall PD and Melzack R (eds.): Textbook of Pain, (3rd Edition), New York, NY., Churchill Livingstone, Inc., 1994, pp. 275-289.
  • McCarthy C et al.”Osteoarthritis.” In Wall PD and Melzack R (eds.): Textbook of Pain, (3rd Edition), New York, NY., Churchill Livingstone, Inc., 1994, p. 392.
  • Jerome, JA. “Stress Management in Primary Care.” In Ward, RC (ed.): Foundations for Osteopathic Medicine, Baltimore, MD, Williams & Wilkins, 1997, pp. 205-217.

Electroacupuncture

  • Cummings M. Percutaneous electrical nerve stimulation–electroacupuncture by another name. A comparative review. Acupuncture Med. 2001 June; 19(l):32-5. Review.
  • Ghoname ES, Craig WF, White PF, Ahmed HE, Hamza MA, Gajraj NM, Vakharia AS, Noe CE. The effect of stimulus frequency on the analgesic response to percutaneous electrical nerve stimulation in patients with chronic low back pain. Anesth Analg. 1999 Apr;88(4):841-6.
  • Ghoname EA, Craig WF, White PF, Ahmed HE, Hamza MA, Henderson BN, Gajraj NM, Huber PJ, Gatchel RJ. Percutaneous electrical nerve stimulation for low back pain: a randomized crossover study. JAMA. 1999 Mar 3;281(9):818-23.
  • Ahmed HE, Craig WF, White PF, Huber P. Percutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (PENS): a complementary therapy for the management of pain secondary to bony metastasis. Clin J Pain. 1998 Dec;14(4):320-3.

Animal Physical Therapy

  • Proceedings of the First International Symposium on Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy in Veterinary Medicine, Aug 1999.
  • Proceedings of the Second International Symposium on Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy in Veterinary Medicine, Aug 2002.
  • Canine Physical Therapy, by Deborah M. Gross, MSPT, OCS.
  • Physical Therapy and Massage for the Horse, by Jean-Marie Denoix and Jean-Pierre Pailloux.

LINKS

Animal Physical Therapy

K-Laser USA
ACell* – Healing through regenerative medicine
International Veterinary Information Service - Books, proceedings, journals, courses
TOPS Vet Rehab – An internationally renowned rehab facility
Orthopaedic Section - Of the American Physical Therapy Association

*ACell’s MatriStem™ is a natural three-dimensional extracellular matrix (ECM) which provides an optimal environment for the body to regenerate site specific tissue. The body’s own progenitor stem cells migrate and attach to the MatriStem™ ECM which provides everything cells need to grow and regenerate, including different types of collagens and growth factors. ACell’s MatriStem products also contain naturally occurring anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties which facilitate healing.

CAVM Association Websites

Magaziner Center for Wellness
American Veterinarian Medical Association

American Academy of Veterinary Acupuncture
International Veterinary Acupuncture Society
Academy of Veterinary Homeopathy
American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association
Veterinary Medicine Internet Resources - Resource links and mailing lists

Miscellaneous

The Good Dog Foundation - Dogs helping humans heal
Canine Styles - A lifestyle for dogs, dog grooming and dog products
All About Dogs - Questions and articles about dogs
Local Vets - Find a vet near you
The Doctor’s Channel - Short vids for doctors
Bash Dibra, Paws Across America - Campaign for responsible pet ownership