Pocket Atlas of Ear Acupuncture (9783131319616)
Ear acupuncture has proven to be an efficient, inexpensive, and quick method of treating a wide variety of conditions, from headaches and allergies to ad- dictions and gynecological disorders. This convenient pocket atlas succinctly describes all acupuncture points and teaches the practitioner how to locate them precisely and use the technique with confidence. Written by a premier international expert in the field, it provides key advice on incorporating ear acupuncture techniques into daily practice.
All information in the book is presented in a straightforward, didactic format, enabling you to quickly learn and reference all ear acupuncture points. More than 300 black and white line drawings, with points indicated in color, clearly and accurately depict each specific reflex zone or point, allowing for easy lo- calization; where localization is particularly difficult, helpful enlargements of the regions in question are provided. Plus, a valuable section on indications gives examples of situations where ear acupuncture has been successfully applied.
In an era where more and more patients are seeking alternatives to conventio- nal medicine, this handy resource is an ideal desk reference for all practitioners. Students and beginners in the field will find it to be an excellent introduction to an emerging specialty. Here is the pocket atlas that helps you stay aware of new therapeutic options and provide optimal patient care!
Beate Strittmatter, M.D., is Chief Instructor at the German Academy of Acupuncture and a physician in private practice near Saarbruecken, Germany.
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