Reinventing Acupuncture: A New Concept of Ancient Medicine / Edition 2

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Overview

In this new edition of Dr Mann's bestselling book he discusses controversial issues such as
• Do acupuncture points exist?
• Are there such things as meridians *The interplay between mind and body
• The new concept of large areas responding to stimuli rather than having to use specific acupuncture points for treatment

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"This new edition contains two new chapters, including a useful discussion of the best intervals to leave between treatments and when to re treat. The biggest innovation, however, is the description of what Mann calls Hyper Strong Reactors. Mann originally introduced the idea of Strong Reactors (patients who respond unusually strongly to acupuncture and who generally do well), and this is now widely accepted among practitioners of modern acupuncture, but now he has taken the notion further by identifying a subgroup who respond even more strongly. [...] This book remains one of the best textbooks of acupuncture for acupuncturists who follow the modern (non traditional) approach." Anthony Campbell
book should be read by every medical acupuncturist, as Mann s observations are clear and actual. [...] It is an addition to the standard teaching of acupuncture, which allows medical practitioners to think clearly for themselves, outside of the strictures of Traditional Chinese Medicine. It can apply to a large cross section of medical practice, but in particular it is pertinent to musculoskeletal medicine, which forms well over 50% of most medical acupuncture clinical workloads.

Mann s results are reproducible by other practitioners, ofter to the delight of their patients.

A highly recommended text to have for reference with clear diagrams of the areas of radiation described."Journal of the Australian Medical Acupuncture College, January 2001

Booknews
Dr. Mann, one of the earliest pioneers of the modern medical approach, as well as the inventor of periosteal acupuncture, documents his findings over three decades of practice, for doctors who want a modern introduction to the subject. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780750648578
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 10/11/2000
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 4.19 (w) x 7.17 (h) x 0.17 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition; Preface and Acknowledgements to the First Edition; Nomenclature; PART I: CHAPTER I: From tradition to the twentieth century; CHAPTER II: Non-existent acupuncture points; CHAPTER III: Radiation and the non-existent meridians; CHAPTER IV: Strong Reactors; Strong Reactors and drugs; The Inhibited Patient; CHAPTER V: The liver or upper digestive dysfunction; CHAPTER VI: Psycho-somatic and somato-psychic conditions; CHAPTER VII: Micro-acupuncture; Hyper-micro-acupuncture; CHAPTER VIII: Periosteal acupuncture; CHAPTER IX: The ideal frequency of treatment by acupuncture; CHAPTER X: Where should the patient be needled? PART II: SECTION 1: Sacro-iliac joint area; SECTION 2: Anterior superior iliac spine area; SECTION 3: Lumbar spinous processes area; SECTION 4: Cervical articular pillar area; SECTION 5: Dorsalis pedis/dorsal interosseous area; SECTION 6: Medial infragenual area; SECTION 7: Gastrocnemius tendon area; SECTION 8: Varicose ulcer area; SECTION 9: Cardiac areas. Medial arm area. Sternum; SECTION 10: Trapezius/occiput area; SECTION 11: Mastoid process area; SECTION 12: Lambdoid suture area; SECTION 13: Painful shoulder; SECTION 14: The foot; SECTION 15: The hand and wrist; SECTION 16: The vertebral column; SECTION 17: The chest; SECTION 18: The face; Abbreviations; Index.

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