Acupuncture Anatomy: Regional Micro-Anatomy and Systemic Acupuncture Networks

Acupuncture Anatomy: Regional Micro-Anatomy and Systemic Acupuncture Networks

by Chang Sok Suh

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781482259001
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/17/2015
Pages: 912
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.20(h) x 1.70(d)

About the Author

Chang Sok Suh, MD, OMD, PhD, is a volunteer at the Willed Body Program at the UC Irvine College of Medicine and occasionally teaches acupuncture anatomy classes to licensed California acupuncturists. He received his Oriental Medical License at Kyung Hee University in Seoul, Korea. He was an acupuncture specialist in rheumatic and rheumatoid arthritis in the Clinic at Monira General Hospital in Cairo, Egypt. He also is the former personal physician for the royal family of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Dr. Suh has taught acupuncture and eastern medicine to students at various institutions throughout the years. He also was a researcher and instructor in the Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology at UCI while acting as spokesperson for acupuncturists in the community. Dr. Suh has written or co-written academic journal articles on an extensive variety of topics in the field for more than 20 years.

Table of Contents

TRADITIONAL ORIENTAL MEDICINE
Traditional Oriental Medicine
Five Elements
Qi, Blood, Essence and Body Fluids

PHYSIOLOGY, PATHOLOGY, SIGN/SYMPTOMS AND THE PATHWAY INCLUDING POINTS OF THE 12 PRIMARY CHANNELS AND THE 8 EXTRA CHANNELS
Lung Channel of Hand-Tai Yin
Large intestine Channel of Hand-Yang Ming
Stomach Channel of Foot-Yang Ming
Spleen Channel of Foot-Tai Yin
Heart Channel of Hand-Shao Yin
Small intestine Channel of the Hand-Tai Yang
Urinary Bladder Channel of the Foot-Tai Yang
Kidney Channel of the Foot-Shao Yin
Pericardium Channel of Hand Jueyin
Triple Burner (San Jiao) Channel of the Hand-Shao Yang
Gall Bladder Channel of the Foot-Shao Yang
Liver Channel of the Foot-Jue Yin
Du (Governing Channel)
Ren (Conception Channel)
Chong (Penetrating Channel)
Dai (Girdling Channel)
Yin-Qiao (Yin Heel/Motility Channel)
Yang-Qiao (Yang Heel/Motility Channel)
Yin-Wei (Yin-Linking Channel)
Yang-Wei Channel (Yang-Linking Channel)
Twelve Divergent Channels
Fifteen Luo Connecting Channels
Twelve Muscle Channels and Twelve Cutaneous Regions
Extra Points
Units of Measurement in Acupuncture and Methods for Locating Acupoints

ETIOLOGY, DIAGNOSIS AND IDENTIFICATION OF PATTERNS
Etiology of Diseases
Four Methods of Diagnosis
Eight Principles
Identification of Pathological Patterns According To the Qi, Blood, and Body Fluids
Identification of Patterns According To the Four Stages
Identification of Patterns According To the Primary, Extra and Connecting Channels
Identification of Pathological Patterns According To the Primary, Extra, and Connecting Channels
Identification of Patterns According To the Six Channels

ACUPUNCTURE TREATMENT
introduction To Acupuncture and Moxibustion Treatment
Characteristics of Special Acupuncture Points
Acupuncture Methods
Moxibustion and Cupping Methods
Treatment of Various Diseases Through Acupuncture and Moxibustion
Ear Acupuncture
Scalp Acupuncture
Cross Sections
Dr. Suh’s Research

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