Hands-On Techniques to Solve Performance Problems and Ease Pain and Discomfort
Author: Ina Gosmeier
Pubpsher: Trafalgar Square Books
Category: Sports & Recreation
Now you can help your horse with simple acupressure techniques! Learn to identify your horse’s individual “body constitution type,” which determines your choice of acupressure treatment; understand the 12 main channels of energy in your horse’s body, and gain the ability to choose the correct points to treat specific issues. Relieve mild sources of pain and discomfort in your horse’s body, influence his mental health and stability, and select appropriate treatment from a comprehensive list of common problems and their solutions, with step-by-step instructions and full-color photographs to help you help your horse.
This book is about equine acupressure: the art of alleviating your horse's physical, and even mental problems by applying a pressure with your thumb or index finger on specific points of acupuncture. Without interfering with your veterinarian, whose intervention remains necessary in most cases, you will in this way be able to check the course of a colic, help your mare in foaling, help your horse overcome heat stroke, a crisis of emphysema, a hemorrhage, a bout of "tying up," and more. Just as human first aid does not compete with, but rather complements medical care by saving precious time before the intervention of the physician, equine acupressure first aid can spare your horse the worst as the veterinarian is en route to your barn. Read the indications given by Dr. Ginaux carefully, apply them tactfully, and you will be astounded by the results! Enthusiastic, curious, and brilliant, Dr. Giniaux is a researcher who passionately tries to understand, not only with his brain but also with his heart and senses, the exhilarating phenomenon called "life." Domique Giniaux D.V.M. is also the author of Equine Osteopathy: What the Horses Have Told Me, [Xenophon Press 2014] a natural complement to this book.
ACU-Horse provides a step-by-step guide to performing an acupressure session on your horse. This new book provides tons of 4 color charts and photos to help you learn equine acupressure along with all the necessary discussion of essential Chinese medicine theories and concepts. The book walks you through the assessment process, acupoint selection and the comprehensive acupressure session protocol. ?? The last chapter offers 35+ common equine specific condition charts addressing both physical and emotional issues such as colic, osteoarthritis, founder, pre- and post-performance, heaves, grief, fear, and many more.?? Every horse person needs to have this new book for learning how to benefit horses with Chinese Medicine and as a reference at all times. It is perfect for owners, trainers, and healthcare practitioners to enhance the horse's performance, health, and wellbeing.Acupressure helps people connect with their own healing abilities while contributing to your sense of partnership in his health.
The first edition of Equine Locomotion has established itself as the book in the equine literature that discusses all aspects of equine locomotion and gait analysis, written by an international team of editors and contributors. The new edition continues this trend and gives the reader a complete picture of the horse in motion, at the same time including many recent findings in this area. The book begins with a history of man’s association with the horse and then continues to discuss with comprehensive descriptions of the present state of knowledge beginning with the initiation of gait and ending with the more scientific area of computer modeling. In the new edition, the list of contributors continues to comprise of authors who are acknowledged experts in their subject areas and includes many new illustrations. • international team of editors and contributors, with leading experts from the USA, the Netherlands, Sweden and France (all centres of excellence for the study of equine locomotion) • editors are from two of the worlds leading locomotion centres – Utrecht and Michigan • highly illustrated with nearly 500 detailed line drawings and illustrations • covers all you will ever need to know about equine locomotion, gait analysis and much more • international team of editors and contributors, with leading experts from the USA, the Netherlands, Sweden and France (all centres of excellence for the study of equine locomotion) • editors are from two of the worlds leading locomotion centres – Utrecht and Michigan • highly illustrated with nearly 500 detailed line drawings and illustrations • covers all you will ever need to know about equine locomotion, gait analysis and much more
Provides a fully updated Seventh Edition of the classic gold-standard reference on equine lameness This new edition of the go-to resource for equine lameness features updates throughout and more in-depth information on objective lameness assessment, sports medicine, rehabilitation, treatment options, and advanced imaging. With contributions from the world’s leading authorities on the subject, the book covers functional anatomy, examination, imaging, lameness of the distal limb, proximal limb, and axial skeleton, principles of musculoskeletal disease, therapies, occupation-related conditions, lameness in young horses, and farriery. More than 1,700 images support the text, making it an exhaustive reference for all aspects of lameness in horses. Now in its seventh edition, Adams and Stashak’s Lameness in Horses continues to be the definitive resource on equine lameness for veterinary specialists, practitioners, interns, residents, and students alike. The book is supplemented with a companion website offering a plethora of “how-to” videos demonstrating lameness examination and select perineural and intrasynovial anesthesia techniques. Offers a fully revised new edition of the classic text on equine lameness Includes more extensive information on objective lameness assessment, sports medicine, rehabilitation, treatment options and advanced imaging Features over 1,700 images to illustrate the concepts described Written by internationally renowned experts in the field Includes access to a companion website with "how-to" videos Adams and Stashak’s Lameness in Horses is a must-have reference for any practicing large animal and equine veterinarian, equine veterinary specialist, or veterinary student dealing with lameness in the horse.
Skillfully integrating traditional concepts of Chinese medicine with clinical experience and modern scientific research, Acupuncture for Dogs and Cats brings together all current information in one convenient book. Its atlas-style format, highlighted by hundreds of full-color photographs and supporting text, makes it ideal as a quick, user-friendly reference in the clinic or training program. Special Features: An easy-to-use, double-page spread designed for fast retrieval of information--on the left, concise text describes the effects, indications, localization, technique, and depth of insertion for each acupuncture point; on the right, high-quality photographs demonstrate all concepts Bones and muscles have been precisely drawn into each photograph, a valuable tool for localization of points A comprehensive discussion of all acupuncture points in all channels ensures that you have full mastery of the field A complete introduction to the principles of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), channel systems, TCM diagnostics, point selection, and point categories (such as Ting or Luo points) provide a strong foundation in the concepts of veterinary TCM The only book to focus solely on acupuncture for small animals, this handy, pocket-size atlas is unique in the field. It offers a wealth of practical knowledge and a pictorial reference for veterinarians, animal acupuncturists, students, and trainees whose goal is to provide the highest level of treatment to the animals in their care.