Japanese Acupuncture: A Clinical Guide

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Paradigm Publications, 1998 - Health & Fitness - 344 pages
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This book is a practical guide to tools, skills, and techniques common to all acupunture practice with emphasis on those that are uniquely or creatively Japanese. It is clear, direct, and completely illustrated with high-resolution close-up photography. The instructions are simple and concise so that they may be easily applied to the practice of any acupuncture tradition.
 

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Contents

Introduction i
9
Palpation
33
KyuMoxibustton
107
HinaishinIntradermal Needles
139
EmpishlnPress Tack Needles
165
KyukakuCupping
181
ShirakuBloodletting
211
Manaka s Wooden Hammer and Needle
243
Case Studies
259
Education and Practice in Japan
303
Chinese Studies Using Seeds Taped to Auricular Points
319
Index
333
Copyright

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About the author (1998)

Ida is a certified acupuncturist who specializes in the most refined of the Japanese needle techniques (those applied through the rigorous Toyohara apprenticheships).

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