Reinventing Acupuncture: A New Concept of Ancient Medicine / Edition 1

Reinventing Acupuncture: A New Concept of Ancient Medicine / Edition 1

by Felix Mann
     
 

ISBN-10: 0750608447

ISBN-13: 9780750608442

Pub. Date: 01/28/1992

Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books

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  See more details below

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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750608442
Publisher:
Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date:
01/28/1992
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.24(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.53(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition
Preface and Acknowledgements to the First Edition
Nomenclature
From tradition to the twentieth century3
Non-existent acupuncture points13
Radiation and the non-existent meridians31
Strong Reactors41
Strong Reactors and drugs49
The Inhibited Patient58
The liver or upper digestive dysfunction59
Psycho-somatic and somato-psychic conditions75
Micro-acupuncture87
Hyper-micro-acupuncture90
Periosteal acupuncture91
The ideal frequency of treatment by acupuncture99
Where should the patient be needled?103
Sacro-iliac joint area113
Anterior superior iliac spine area121
Lumbar spinous processes area126
Cervical articular pillar area129
Dorsalis pedis/dorsal interosseous area144
Medial infragenual area149
Gastrocnemius tendon area153
Varicose ulcer area153
Cardiac areas. Medial arm area. Sternum162
Trapezius/ occiput area173
Mastoid process area179
Lambdoid suture area181
Painful shoulder182
The foot187
The hand and wrist191
The vertebral column198
The chest201
The face206
Abbreviations209
Index211

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