Illustrated Chinese Moxibustion Techniques and Methods

Illustrated Chinese Moxibustion Techniques and Methods

Author: Professor Chang Xiaorong, Professor Hong Jing and Professor Yi Shouxiang
ISBN: 9781848190870
Publication Date: 2012
Publisher: Singing Dragon
Cover: Paperback
Pages: 352

Description

This authoritative text provides a complete overview of Chinese moxibustion techniques and methods, including detailed treatments and contraindications for a wide range of conditions.

The authors cover the fundamentals of theory as well as the skills and techniques practitioners will need, and provide a detailed summary of all of the acupoints commonly used in moxatherapy. The book also covers the ways in which moxatherapy can be used to cultivate general health and wellbeing in patients, and explains in detail how to treat a wide range of complaints; for each complaint, descriptions of typical cases and the acupoints and procedures needed for treatment are provided.

Extensively illustrated with photographs which clearly demonstrate clinical procedures, this is an essential reference for practitioners and students of acupuncture.
 

Contents. Synopsis. Foreword. Part I: Fundamental Chapters. 1. Moxibustion Basic Knowledge. 2. Location and Indications of Commonly Used Points in Moxibustion. 3. Moxibustion and Health Cultivation. Part II: Techniques and Methods Chapters. 4. Materials and Manufacture. 5. Classes of Moxibustion and their Operation. Part III: Clinical Chapters. 6. Internal Medicine Diseases. 7. Musculoskeletal Diseases. 8. Pediatric Diseases. 9. Gynecological Diseases. 10. Dermatological and External Medicine Diseases. 11. ENT Diseases. 12. Acute Diseases. 13. Other Diseases. Index.

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