Clinical Application of Commonly Used Acupuncture Points
Author: Li Shizhen
Publisher: Donica Publishing
A thorough practical reference text focusing on the combinations and applications of the most commonly used acupuncture points, with an incisive pattern identification-based approach...
A thorough practical reference text focusing on the combinations and applications of the most commonly used acupuncture points, with an incisive pattern identification-based approach. An invaluable source of authoritative information for practicing and trainee acupuncturists alike, this highly practical book synthesizes the clinical experience gained in the treatment of a wide variety of disorders by four generations of one of China’s foremost exponents of traditional acupuncture. Based on a selection of commonly used points, the author presents a unique blend of pattern identification-based point combinations, incisive personal insights, scholarly commentaries, and representative case histories in an accessible and clearly laid-out format.
Practical reference text covering a wide range of commonly seen disorders.
Detailed and thorough review and discussion of 86 commonly used acupuncture points.
Comprehensive point combination templates to expand the acupuncturist’s treatment strategies• Major emphasis on pattern identification-based treatment, allowing the acupuncturist to focus on treating the essentials.
Needle manipulation techniques clearly signposted.
More than 230 documented case histories offering additional insight into treatment options.
Analytical commentaries address the relevance of certain classical texts and historical experiences to clinical practice today.
More than 140 illustrations depicting channel pathways and point locations.
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