Microsystems Acupuncture: The Complete Guide: Ear - Scalp - Mouth - Hand

Microsystems Acupuncture: The Complete Guide: Ear - Scalp - Mouth - Hand

Author: Hans-Ulrich Hecker ; Elmar Peuker ; Angelika Steveling
ISBN: 9783131291110
Publication Date: 9th Nove 2005
Publisher: Thieme Publishing
Cover: Hardback
Pages: 352

Description

In Microsystems Acupuncture, an internationally renowned team of experts provide the most up-to-date information on the theory and practice of the most innovative developments in the field. In recent decades, somatotopes have become increasingly important in the practice of acupuncture as more and more physicians are incorporating Traditional Chinese Medicine into their practices. These treatment methods, such as auricular acupuncture, have been proven valuable not only as diagnostic tools, but as adjuncts or alternatives to body acupuncture under certain circumstances.

With beautiful full-color illustrations and detailed diagrams, the book provides full coverage of

- Auricular acupuncture

- Acupuncture in the treatment of major diseases

- Treatment of drug-related diseases and addiction

- Treatment of diseases of the locomotor system

- Korean hand acupuncture

- Chinese hand acupuncture

- Oral acupuncture

- Chinese skull acupuncture

- Laser therapy

- New selective pain and organ therapy (NPSO)

- Yamamoto New Scalp Acupuncture (YSNA)

Microsystems Acupuncture successfully combines cutting-edge medical research and technology with the subtlety and wisdom of TCM. And with its stellar list of contributors, broad range, and unified didactic concept, this one-of-a-kind work is ideal for busy students and practitioners looking for an overview of some of the most rapidly growing and innovative advances in acupuncture and complementary medicine.

With contributions by:

M. Bjiak, J. Blank, T.J. Filler, H. Garten, J. Gleditsch, H.-U. Hecker, K.-H. Junghanns (+), B. Lichtenauer, K.U. Liebchen, D. Mühlhoff, H. Nissel, E.T. Peuker, R. Rauch, K. Spiegel, A. Steveling, D. Stockenhuber, K. Strauss, B. Strittmatter, M. Wiesner-Zechmeister

CONTENTS:

Microsystems Acupuncture Today
J. Gleditsch

1 Basic principles of auricular acupuncture
H.-U. Hecker, A. Steveling, E. T. Peuker, B. Strittmatter, T. J. Filler

Introduction
Basic principles
Innervation zones of the auricle and embryological assignment according to Nogier
Innervation zones of the auricle according to R. A. Durinjan
Recent investigations into auricular innervation
Topographical location of the reflex zones in the auricle
Projection of the skeleton according to Nogier
Topographical location of important projection zones according to Nogier
Topographical location of the auricular acupuncture points according to Chinese nomenclature
Topographical location of the reflex zones in the auricle according to R. A. Durinjan
Anatomy of the rear side of the auricle and projection zones
The projection of the spinal column in the region of the auricle according to Nogier
Significance of laterality
Rules for the selection of auricular acupuncture points
Point search, pricking technique and needle material

2 Topographical location of the auricular acupuncture points arranged according to regions and their indication
H.-U. Hecker, B. Strittmatter, A. Steveling, E. T. Peuker

Points on the Lobulus (1 to 11) according to Chinese nomenclature
Points on the Lobulus according to Nogier
Points on Tragus (12 to 19) and Incisura supratragica (20 and 21) according to Chinese nomenclature
Points on Tragus and Incisura supratragica according to Nogier
Points on the Incisura intertragica (Points 22 to 24) according to Chinese nomenclature
Points on the Incisura intertragica according to Nogier
Points on the Antitragus (points 25 to 36) according to Chinese nomenclature
Points on the Antitragus according to Nogier
Projection zones of the skull bone and sinuses according to Nogier
Points of the Anthelix (points 37 to 45) according to Chinese nomenclature
Projection zones of the spinal column according to Nogier and Bahr
Points on the Crus superius and inferius of the Anthelix (points 46 to 54) according to Chinese nomenclature
Points of the Fossa triangularis (points 55 to 61) according to Chinese nomenclature
Projection zones of the lower extremity according to Nogier
Points in the region of the Crus superius and inferius of the Anthelix and in the Fossa triangularis according to Nogier
Points in the Scapha (points 62 to 71) according to Chinese nomenclature
Points in the Scapha according to Nogier and Bahr,
projection of the upper extremities
Points in the Scapha according to Nogier and Bahr
Points on the Helix border (points 72 to 78) according to Chinese nomenclature and Nogier
Points on the ascending Helix branch (points 79 to 83) according to Chinese nomenclature
Points in the region of the ascending Helix branch (Crus helicis) according to Nogier and Bahr, external
Points in the region of the ascending Helix branch (Crus helicis) according to Nogier and Bahr, concealed
Projection zones of the internal organs according to R. A. Durinjan
Projection zones of the internal organs according to Chinese nomenclature
Points around the Helix root (points 84 to 91) according to Chinese nomenclature
Points in the Concha superior (points 92 to 99) according to Chinese nomenclature
Points in the Concha inferior (points 100 to 104) according to Chinese nomenclature
Projection zones in the Concha (internal organs) according to Nogier
Plexus points and important points in the Concha according to Nogier
Points on the rear side of the auricle (points 105 to 108) according to Chinese nomenclature
Retropoints and projection of the spinal column according to Nogier
Locomotor points for musculature and joints on the rear side of the auricle according to Nogier
Locomotor points for thorax and abdomen on the left and right ear on the rear side of the auricle according to Nogier
Superordinate points according to Chinese nomenclature
Energy lines and treatment lines of the auricle according to Nogier
Help lines in auricular acupuncture (B. Strittmatter)
Tutorial: Comparison of the most important auricular acupuncture points on the left and right ear

3 Treatment of major diseases
H.-U. Hecker, D. Mhlhoff, A. Steveling, E. T. Peuker, K.-H. Junghanns

Introduction
Internal and psychosomatic diseases
(D. Mhlhoff, H.-U. Hecker)

Treatment of pollinosis
Diseases of the respiratory tract
Cardio-vascular diseases
Diseases of the digestive organs
Psychosomatic diseases
Eye diseases
Dizziness and tinnitus
Neurological diseases
Migraine and cephalgia
Gynecological diseases (K.-H. Junghanns)
Urological diseases
Skin diseases

4 Diseases of the locomotor system
K. U. Liebchen, H.-U. Hecker

Introduction
Special syndromes
Cervicogenous pain syndrome
Afflictions of the upper extremities
Diseases of the locomotor system: spinal column
Diseases of the hip and the lower extremities

5 Addiction treatment with acupuncture
K. Strau, K. Spiegel
The use of acupuncture in the treatment of drug-related diseases (K. Strau)
Acupuncture for nicotine dependence, obesity and alcohol dependence (K. Spiegel)

6 Yamamoto New Skull Acupuncture (YNSA)
M. Bijak, D. Stockenbuber, H. Nissel
Presentation of the method
Implementation
Subdivision of the somatope
Localization and indication of the base points
Diagnostic somatopes
YNSA neck diagnosis

7 Chinese skull acupuncture
H.-U. Hecker, A. Steveling, E. T. Peuker
Introduction
The most important projection zones
Methodology

8 Oral acupuncture
J. Gleditsch
Introduction

9 Korean hand acupuncture
R. Rauch, B. Lichtenauer
Introduction
Technique
Localization aids for the palm of the hand
Hand acupuncture points on the palm of the hand
Localization aids for the dorsal surface of the hand
Hand acupuncture points on the dorsal surface of the hand
Basic therapy
Corresponding therapy
Organ therapy: micro-meridians - Ki-Mek theory

10 Chinese Hand acupuncture
H.-U. Hecker, A. Steveling, E. T. Peuker
Introduction
Technique
Indications and contra-indications
Hand acupuncture points on the dorsal surface of the hand
Hand acupuncture points on the ventral surface of the hand

11 New selective pain and organ therapy (NPSO)
H. Garten
Introduction
Description of the topography
Treatment technique
Indications
Treatment sites of muscular disturbances and vertebral lesions

12 Laser therapy
M. Wiesner-Zechmeister
Use of low-level laser in fractal somatopes
The functional principle of the helium-neon laser
The laser light
Applications of laser acupuncture

13 Appendix

Bibliography

Index
 
 
 
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