ISBN-10:
0443071705
ISBN-13:
9780443071706
Pub. Date:
09/23/2004
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences

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ISBN-13: 9780443071706
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 09/23/2004
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 300
Product dimensions: 0.94(w) x 10.00(h) x 7.00(d)

Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Section One: THE FOUNDATIONS
1. The Philosophical Foundations of Five Element Acupuncture
2. Five Element Theory
3. The Importance of the Spirit
4. The Constitutional Factor
5. The Causes of Disease
Section Two: THE ELEMENTS AND ORGANS
6. The Inner Development of the Practitioner
7. Introduction to the Five Elements
8. Wood Element – Key Resonances
9. Wood – The Organs
10. Wood Constitutional Factors
11. Fire – Key Resonances
12. Fire – Key Organs
13. Fire Constitutional Factors
14. Earth Key Resonances
15. Earth – The Organs
16. Earth Constitutional Factors
17. Metal Key Resonances
18. Metal – The Organs
19. Metal Constitutional Factors
20. Water – The Organs
21. Water Constitutional Factors
22. Some Common Confusions Between Different CFs
Section Three: DIAGNOSIS
23. Diagnosis – Purpose and Process
24. Diagnosis – The Key Methods
25. The Body Language of Different CFs
26. Levels and Golden Keys
27. Diagnosis by Touch
28. The Five Element Blacks to Treatment
29. Aggressive Energy
30. Possession
31. Husband-Wife
32. Entry-Exit Blocks
Section Four: TREATMENT TECHNIQUES
33. Needle Technique
34. The Use of Moxibustion
Section Five: THE USE OF POINTS
35. The Use of Acupuncture Points in Five Element Constitutional Acupuncture
36. Using Points to Treat the Spirit
37. Lung and Large Intestine points
38. Stomach and Spleen points
39. Heart and Small Intestine points
40. Bladder and Kidney points
41. Pericardium and Triple Burner points
42. Gall Bladder and Liver points
43. Ren and Du points
Section Six: TREATMENT
44. Treatment Planning
45. Treatment – Pulling it Together
Section Seven: INTEGRATION
46. Integration with TCM – A Brief Introduction to How a Practitioner Can Integrate the Two Styles
47. Case Histories Illustrating Integrated Diagnosis and Treatment
APPENDICES
Appendix A Different Terms to Describe the Spirit
Appendix B External and Miscellaneous Causes of Disease
Appendix C Four Needle Technique
Appendix D Blocks from Scars
Appendix E Treatment Reactions
Appendix F Checklist for a Traditional Diagnosis
Appendix G Outcomes for Treatment
Glossary
Bibliography

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