Atlas of Acupuncture
This excellently designed Atlas of Acupuncture is easy to access and provides clear information on the full range of acupuncture points and main channels in a systematic and clear way. Each of these points combine anatomical drawings and photographs of surface anatomy. This acupuncture atlas not only provides beginners with an overview of the most important acupuncture points, but experienced practitioners can also learn about seldom used acupuncture points and thus extend their knowledge.
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Chapter 1 Jing luo Channel and Network Vessel System
Chapter 2 Location Methods and Cun Measurements
Chapter 3 Anatomical Orientation
Chapter 4 Acupuncture Points of the Twelve Primary Channels
Chapter 5 The Eight Extraordinary Vessels qi jing ba mai with Points
Chapter 6 Extra Points
Chapter 7 Important Points According to Region
0.5 cun lateral acromion acupuncture Apex biceps brachii branch Calms the shen Caution centre clavicle Clears Heat cun Actions/Indications cun inferior cun lateral cun proximal cun superior cun vertically depression disorders distal point Ex-HN extensor External occipital protuberance extraordinary vessels features Meeting point finger flexor carpi ulnaris greater trochanter hairline he-sea point Highest prominence iliac crests intercostal space investigated the effect jiaohui-meeting point jing junction Kidney knee lateral aspect lateral malleolus located longus lower border lumbar Lung luo-connecting point luo-connecting vessels medial malleolus metacarpal metatarsal bone midpoint moxibustion muscle Needling 0.5–1 cun occipital Opens the channel palpate patella pathway patient popliteal crease primary channel process L4 pubic symphysis qiao randomised region sacral scapular spine shaoyang sinew channels Special features Meeting Spinous process Spinous process C7 sternocostal angle tendon thorax tibia Tonifies transversely subcutaneously Triceps brachii ulnar umbilicus upper border wrist joint space Yin channels