Acupuncture Point Combinations (9780443050060)
Publisher: Churchill Livingstone
This book covers the principles and practice of combining acupuncture points - expanding a practitioner's repertoire and increasing their skills - enabling them to use a balanced and appropriate choice of points in the treatment of patients. Information onthe combination of the main points of the fourteen channels is covered in the book prior to outlining specific point combinations for selected disease syndromes. Discussion of combining points according to dermatome theory and according to the energy centres of the body is also discussed, as is combining points for the mind end emotions, and for lifestyle and behaviour. No existing book covers this aspect of clinical practice in such thorough and wide-ranging detail.
- Covers core knowledge of acupuncture practice so will be of use to students as well as qualified practitioners wide coverage, from principles to their application in specific diseases -- enabling acupuncturists to practice more effectively across a broad range of clinical situations and be able to treat more clients successfully
- Organised on 3 levels so that it can be used by people with only the most basic of knowledge (including those who are completely new to acupuncture) as well as those who want to broaden their knowledge and clinical practice, and full-time students and practitioners of acupuncture includes suggested point combinations for specific diseases
- Has a clear format, easy-to-use checklist, and good references includes handy summary tables
- Written by an author who lectures widely on the subject and is therefore very much in touch with what acupuncturists need to know.
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