Acupuncture Points: Images & Functions

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Eastland Press, 1989 - Medical - 363 pages
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An in-depth discussion of the derivation and clinical applications of hundreds of the most commonly used acupuncture points. 'Images' are the mental pictures and associations suggested by the Chinese characters which comprise the names of the points. 'Functions' are the energetic actions of the points themselves.

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Contents

Point Function Repertory
313
Character Dictionary
329
Point Index
355
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Arnie Lade is an acupuncturist practicing in Victoria, British Columbia where he lives with his wife and children. He studied Chinese language at the University of Victoria and Xiamen University, and acupuncture and oriental medicine at the Beijing and Chengdu Colleges of Traditional Chinese Medicine in China. He is also the author of The Acupuncture Points: Images and Functions, a standard teaching text in its field, and is a contributing author of Chinese Massage Therapy. Mr. Lade lectures widely and is currently on the facility of the Centro de Estudos de Medicina Oriental de Brasilia in Brazil.

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