Acupuncture Energetics: A Clinical Approach for Physicians

Acupuncture Energetics: A Clinical Approach for Physicians

By: Joseph M. Helms (author)Hardback

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This book offers pragmatic and clinically useful information for physicians seeking to integrate acupuncture into their medical practices. Beginning with the history and science of acupuncture. It is a guide through anatomy, physiology, pathology, examination and diagnosis, point location, and basic and advanced treatments. It includes proven techniques for treating musculoskeletal pain, migraines, gastrointestinal conditions, and substance abuse. The text also contains high quality photographs and illustrations for clear localization of channels and points. It is an ideal learning tool for practitioners looking to expand their practice or find a more versatile acupuncture approach.

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Preface Acknowledgments Part One Chapter One: Acupuncture in the West Chapter Two: The Basic, Clinical, and Speculative Science of Acupuncture Chapter Three: An overview of Acupuncture Paradigms Part Two Chapter Four: The Tendinomuscular Meridian Subsystem Chapter Five: Auricular Acupuncture Chapter Six: Contacting the Body s Energy Chapter Seven: The Distinct Meridian Subsystem Chapter Eight: The Five Phases Paradigm Chapter Nine: The Principal Meridian System and Its Command Group Points Chapter Ten: Evaluation of the Patient Chapter Eleven: The Acupuncture Treatment Chapter Twelve: The Shao Yin Energy Axis Chapter Thirteen: The Tai Yang Energy Axis Chapter Fourteen: The Tai Yin Energy Axis Chapter Fifteen: The Yang Ming Energy Axis Chapter Sixteen: The Jue Yin Energy Axis Chapter Seventeen: The Shao Yang Energy Axis Chapter Eighteen: Additional Point Groupings Chapter Nineteen: Treating Musculoskeletal Pain Chapter Twenty: The Curious Meridian System Chapter Twenty-One: Five Phases Dynamics and the Four Needle Technique Part Three Chapter Twenty-Two: Energetics of Living Systems Chapter Twenty-Three: Energetic Equilibrium Treatments Chapter Twenty-Four: From Matter to Energy: Selecting Therapeutic Inputs Appendix A: Yin and Yang Appendix B: Energetics of Living Systems Appendix C: Atlas of Acupuncture Points Glossary: References: General Index: Symptom and Disorder Index: About the Author:

Product Details

  • publication date: 04/08/2007
  • ISBN13: 9783131417916
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 760
  • ID: 9783131417916
  • ISBN10: 3131417919

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