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Handbook of Acupuncture for Treatment of Dogs and Cats

This brief point reference guide gives 72 points for dogs, with Pinyin name, descriptive and anatomical location, type of treatment method, and common symptoms. Ink diagrams show cutaneous, muscular, skeletal and abdominal point locations. The cat section has several dozen points and similar charts.

Mayfair Trading Co.; Hardcover, 50 pages
#649
$8.00

International Handbook of Ear Reflex Points

This text presents the essential clinical data of auriculotherapy in a multinational edition designed to encourage an international understanding of this innovative clinical procedure. Not only have the auricular points of Dr. Nogier and those of Chinese auriculotherapists been compared, Dr. Oleson has also drawn upon his own research at the UCLA Pain Management Center. His naming system assigns each auriculopoint a unique number, an indication of whether it belongs to the Nogier or Chinese map, and a name corresponding to the body part with which it is associated. All points are listed in nine languages: English, Chinese, Spanish, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Russian and Persian. Points are also presented by application with point associations for seventeen auricular microsystems.

Terry Oleson; Paperback. 239 pages
#650
$40.00

Japanese Classical Acupuncture- Intro to Meridian Therapy

Meridian therapy is a style of Japanese acupuncture distinguished by its emphasis on the classics, its utilization of five-phase logic in treatment and its concentration on the root of disease. While theoretically concise, its practitioners practice the skills of observation, palpation, point location and needle technique as fine arts. Diagnosis centers on the acute observation of both objective and subjective signs.

Denmei Shudo; Hardcover, 251 pages
#651
$47.00

Location of Acu-points

This officially approved atlas of standard locations of the points of the 14 meridians and extra points includes duotone images with anatomical locations, cun measurements, and toned Pinyin. The text itself lists the points by alphanumeric nomenclature, along with Chinese characters, toned Pinyin, and a description of the anatomical location. There is an extensive section detailing traditional point location methods, including anatomical landmarks, bone-proportional measurement, and finger measurement, and listing each point according to descriptions found in specific classical texts. A final section imparts the regional anatomy of the points.


China Academy of TCM; Hardcover, 276 pages
#652
$35.00

Japanese Acupuncture: A Clinical Guide

This text is a practical guide to the tools, skills, and techniques common to all acupuncture practice with an emphasis on those that are uniquely or creatively Japanese. It is clear, direct, and completely illustrated with high resolution close-up photography. The instructions are simple and concise so they may be easily applied to the practice of any acupuncture tradition.


Stephen Birch, Junko Ida; Paperback, 348 pages
#653
$40.00

Lost Secrets of Ayurvedic Acupuncture

The author’s research into the ancient texts of Ayurveda uncovered a practice of acupuncture that pre-dated the Chinese system. Based on his studies, he describes how acupuncture developed, and provides interesting insights useful to the practitioner, as well as correspondences to Chinese medical practice

Frank Ros; Paperback, 207 pages
#654
$17.00

Master Tongs Acupuncture

This book is an introduction to the Tong family system of non-channel acupuncture, adapted from a book by Dr. Tong Jing-chang. Believed to predate the Nei Jing, this clinically efficacious system is based on the use of only two or three points per treatment. The book contains the locations, indications, and needling instructions of this system's unique repertoire of points, with extensive commentary and case histories on their use by Miriam Lee, who has been using this system for more than two decades.

Miriam Lee; Paperback, 240 pages
#655
$27.00

Medical Acupuncture & the Inner Healer

This is a textbook for doctors and acupuncturists. It details a particular method of practicing acupuncture that differs from methods taught in mainland China and the teaching in traditional schools. It demonstrates that acupuncture is part of, or complementary to, modern medical practice, and that it shares the principles of modern medical care. It is the author’s premise that truly modern medicine embraces holistic care and the concept of the inner healer.

Ian Schniedeman; Hardcover, 331 pages
#656
$150.00

Medical Acupuncture, A Western Scientific Approach

Edited by Jacqueline Filshie and Adrian White, this well-written book represents perhaps the most thorough, thoughtful, and balanced presentation of a scientifically-based model of acupuncture yet published. Each chapter presents its topics in a clear and readable fashion. The reviews of the clinical trial literature are very impressive. For those who find acupuncture to be a useful therapy, but who have difficulty accepting its traditional explanatory models, this will be a refreshing resource.

Jacqueline Filshie, Adrian White; Hardcover, 448 pages
#657
$95.00

Meridian Therapy: Traditional Japanese Hari

Fukushima, a skilled master practitioner, offers a detailed treatment of the basic principles, techniques, clinical applications, and achievements of the Japanese meridian therapy system of Keiraku Chiryo.


Kodo Fukushima; H. 263 pp 2 vol.
#658
$100.00

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