Case History

Zhu’s Scalp Acupuncture in Stroke-Related Aphasia: A Case Study Submitted Toward Practitioner Certification in Zhu’s Scalp Acupunctureby Dr. Scott Whitfield L.Ac., D.A.O.M.San Jose, CaliforniaJune, 2017 COMPREHENSIVE CASE REPORT SECTION 1: GENERAL INFORMATION Name: Sandy M.Sex: malePlace of Birth: Scotland, UKAge: 89Occupation: retiredMarital Status: marriedRace: CaucasianCase History Provider: Dr. Scott Whitfield L.Ac., D.A.O.M. Date Of First Visit: 12/16/2016Date Of Last Visit: 4/18/2017 SECTION 2: DATA COLLECTED FROM FOUR DIAGNOSTIC TECHNIQUES 2.1 INQUIRIES 2.1.1 Chief Complaint: Aphasia and Cognitive deficits due to embolic stroke, secondary to atrial fibrillation, on 12/3/2016. 2.1.2 Present…

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My Capstone

The Effect of Acupuncture on Blood Stasis in Chronic Lumbar Pain: A Literature Review and Case Study By Scott A. Whitfield, L.Ac., Doctoral Fellow, Five Branches University, San Jose, California Chapter 1: Literature Review of Blood Stasis in Chronic Lumbar Pain Abstract Lower back pain is an exceedingly common medical complaint. According to Ma, et. al. in Biomedical Acupuncture for Pain Management: An Integrative Approach, “Statistics show that about 150 million Americans suffer from acute or chronic lower back pain and spend an estimated $20 billion to $50 billion a year…

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