Acupuncture Therapy; Current Chinese Practice
The authors have based their work on the standard Chinese texts now used in China which present recent refinements in acupuncture therapy. Opening with a brief review of the history and theory, the book is devoted to a step-by-step description of how acupuncture is applied today. It is amply illustrated with diagrams and tables and includes an index of acupuncture points.
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The Essentials of Acupuncture
Most Commonly Used Acupuncture Points
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0.5 inches deep 1.5 inches lateral 15 minutes 20 minutes Aain abdominal acupunc acupuncture points acupuncture therapy acupuncture-anesthesia AMoxa anesthesia Aoxa backache caudad Ch'ti-ch'ih Ch’éng-san chest Chien-yü China Chinese Chüeh-ku Chung-chu depth of 0.5 Diagonal insertion Diseases distal dorsum Ear points Facial paralysis Fèng-ch'ih finger forearm fossa gallbladder headache Ho-ku Horizontal insertion Huan-t'iao inches directly inches proximal Indications insertion 1.0 intestine Jen-chung knee Kuan-yüan Lan-wei-hsüeh lateral malleolus Lieh-ch'ieh lower extremity lumbar Main points malleolus medial medial malleolus metacarpals metatarsals midline midpoint Moxa heating moxibustion needle insertion Nei-kuan UE-26 neurodermatitis Nocturnal emission Painful disorders palmaris longus paravertebral patient Pé-hui Perpendicular insertion 0.5 point Fig point is located posterior pressure points puncture rectal prolapse San-yin-chiao LE-27 Sciatica Shang-chü-hsü Shèng-yü specific stimulation Supplemental points T'ien-shu T’ai-yang Ta-ch'ui Tan-chung Tan-nang-hsüeh Tan-yü Technique tendon thoracic vertebrae tic douloureux tinnitus torticollis treatment Tsu-san-li twirling upper extremity urinary Wai-kuan Wei-yü wrist Yang-ch'i Yang-lin-ch'uan Yang-pê Yin-t'ang