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Acupuncture & Moxibustion: A Guide to Clinical Practice

AUTEROCHE et al [Other titles by this author]

ISBN: 9780443045561

Churchill Livingstone 1992

AU $106.00
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 Acupuncture & Moxibustion: A Guide to Clinical Pra (Acupuncture & Moxibustion: A Guide to Clinical Practice)

Acupuncture and moxibustion together are the principal therapeutic method of external Chinese medicine. This is a highly illustrated guide to acupuncture and moxibustion techniques. It describes the tools of the trade and how to use them. Presentation of each needle and moxibustion technique is followed with practical advice on how to use it. Features: »A practical guide showing techniques step by step »Presents an in-depth study of tools, needle insertion, manipulation techniques, moxibustion, Qi Gong exercises, & an in-depth training programme »Excellent photographs & line drawings illustrate each step »Covers moxibustion as well as acupuncture - one of the few texts to cover both »Covers Indications Contraindications »Principal ailments it can treat »Examples of point combinations appropriate to particular manipulations Contents: Section One: >Using the Fine Needle (Hao Zhen) the Filiform Needle >Inserting the Filiform Needle >Obtaining Qi (De Qi) >Reinforcing, Reducing & Balancing Section Two: >Moxibustion & Other Techniques Moxibustion (Jiu Fa) >Other Needle Techniques >Cupping (Ba Guan Zi) >Manual Techniques >Qi Gong Exercises >Appendix I. Training Programme >Appendix Two II: Needle Techniques >Revision Table >Bibliography

159 illustrations

164pp

(For this item please quote stock ID 4181)

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