Microsystems Acupuncture: The Complete Guide: Ear - Scalp - Mouth - Hand

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Overview

In the last fifty years, microsystem acupuncture has emerged as a safe and effective therapeutic option for a wide range of conditions, from cardiovascular and neurological disorders to obesity and nicotine dependence. Its worldwide acceptance is largely due to the ability of microsystem acupuncture to provide access for treatment, even in the event of extreme local sensitivity to pain.

This book is a comprehensive overview of ear, scalp, mouth, and hand acupuncture to help you understand the relationships between these microsystems and the body. Integrating new and established methods, the book covers such topics as Yamamoto New Scalp Acupuncture, Korean hand acupuncture, and laser acupuncture with concise text and more than 350 photographs to allow for instant localization of all zones and points. The range of techniques addressed makes this one-of-a-kind work ideal for busy students and practitioners looking for an overview of some of the most rapidly growing and innovative advances in acupuncture and complementary medicine.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781588903297
  • Publisher: Thieme
  • Publication date: 2/1/2006
  • Pages: 352
  • Product dimensions: 7.90 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author


General Practitioner, Private Practice, Muenster, Germany
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Table of Contents

1 Basic principles of auricular acupuncture 1
2 Topography and indications of auricular acupuncture points according to regions 37
3 Treatment of major illnesses 129
4 Diseases of the locomotor system 157
5 The medical treatment of addiction using acupuncture 185
6 Yamamoto new scalp acupuncture 203
7 Chinese scalp acupuncture 219
8 Oral acupuncture 225
9 Korean hand acupuncture 243
10 Chinese hand acupuncture 287
11 New point-based pain and organ therapy (NPPOT) 299
12 Laser therapy 319
13 Appendix 329
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