Acupuncture Point Combinations: The Key to Clinical Success / Edition 1

Acupuncture Point Combinations: The Key to Clinical Success / Edition 1

by Jeremy Ross
     
 

ISBN-10: 0443050066

ISBN-13: 9780443050060

Pub. Date: 05/18/1995

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This book covers the principles and practice of combining acupuncture points - expanding a practitioner's repertoire and increasing their skills - enabling them to use a balanced and appropriate choice of points in the treatment of patients. Information onthe combination of the main points of the fourteen channels is covered in the book prior to outlining specific

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This book covers the principles and practice of combining acupuncture points - expanding a practitioner's repertoire and increasing their skills - enabling them to use a balanced and appropriate choice of points in the treatment of patients. Information onthe combination of the main points of the fourteen channels is covered in the book prior to outlining specific point combinations for selected disease syndromes. Discussion of combining points according to dermatome theory and according to the energy centres of the body is also discussed, as is combining points for the mind end emotions, and for lifestyle and behaviour. No existing book covers this aspect of clinical practice in such thorough and wide-ranging detail.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780443050060
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
05/18/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
476
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

PART I: THEORETICAL PRINCIPLES of POINT COMBINATION Introduction. The Energy Body and the Energy Centres. The Origins of Diseases. The Ten Personality Types. Maintainingthe Balance of Yin and Yang. Deficiency, Excess, Stagnation and Irregularity. How to Make Effective Combinations. Types of Points. Five Element Treatments. Eight Extra Vessels PART II: POINT COMBINATIONS for the MAIN ACUPUNCTURE POINTS Conception. Governor. Kidney. Bladder. Spleen. Stomach. Liver. Gallbladder. Heart. Small Intestine. Lung. Large Intestine. Pericardium. Triple Energizer PART III: POINT COMBINATIONS for DISEASES Respiratory Systems. Circulatory and Related Syndromes. Locomotory Syndromes. Digestive Syndromes. Urinary and Oedema Syndromes. Male Sexual Syndromes. Gynaecological and Obstetric Syndromes. Eye, Ear and Facial Syndromes. Skin Syndromes. Psychological and Related Syndromes Appendix. Index

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