An Principles of Ear Acupuncture: Microsystem of the Auricle

An Principles of Ear Acupuncture: Microsystem of the Auricle

By: Axel Rubach (author)Hardback

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This outstanding reference guide and textbook provides a comprehensive review of both the French (after Nogier) and Chinese schools of acupuncture. The book offers a detailed description of the anatomy and morphology of the ear, acupoints on the ear and their localizations, as well as specific points for ear acupuncture. Dr. Rubach, with over twenty years experience as a practitioner and teacher, provides valuable information in an easy-to-read, helpful format. You will learn how to use ear acupuncture safely and effectively. Large-format, graphic images are used to clearly show the location of points and the methods of auriculotherapy. The book includes answers to important everyday questions and is a treasury of practical information. Special features of An Introduction to Ear Acupuncture: * A critical review of different methods of stimulation* A practical compendium of the therapeutic point combinations* Quick reference section on acupoints and localization* A question and answer section for instant review The book includes special sections on the use of acupuncture in pregnancy, obstetrics, gynecology and dentistry. Filled with tips for daily practice and an excellent reference guide, this book is a must for students and ear acupuncturists.

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Introduction History / The Term "Microsystem" / Scientific Findings Concerning Ear Acupuncture Ear and Body Acupuncture: A Comparison / Laterality / Indications and Contraindications Side Effects and Complications / Nomenclature Propedeutics 1: Anatomy of the Outer Ear (Auricula) Anatomical Nomenclature / Ear Anatomy in vivo (Picture Pages) Embryology and Innervation / Overview of Zones of Representation Propedeutics 2: Systematic Localization of Points on the Auricula Front of Auricula / Supratragic Notch / Tragus / Intertragic Notch / Antitragus Postantitragal Fossa / Lobule / Anthelix - Zones of Representation According to Chinese Specifications - Zones of Representation According to French-Western Specifications - Zone of Nervous Control Points of Endocrine Glands - Zone of Sympathetic Trunk/Paravertebral Chain of Sympathetic Gangia Scapha - Points of Reflex Zones of the Locomotor System on Scapha, Anthelical Crura, and Triangular Fossa - Additional Points on Scapha, Triangular Fossa, and Anthelical Crura Helix and Helical Brim / Ascending Helix - Zones of Representation According to Chinese Ear Acupuncture - Zones of Representation According to French-Western Ear Acupuncture (Auriculotherapy) Crus of Helix / Inferior Concha / Superior Concha Medial Surface of Auricula (Back of Ear) Overview / Systematics of Reflex Zones (Chinese School / French-Western School) Propedeutics 3: Special Points and Treatment Areas Analgetic Points / Vegetative Groove (Lange) / Vertigo Line / Vegetative Points / Psychotropic Points Practice Tutorial 1: Introduction Patient's History / Therapeutic Obstacles and Special Situations / Diagnostic Clues Through Inspection and Palpation (Visual Inspection, Examination by Palpation) Practice Tutorial 2: Basic Tools and Procedures Mechanical Detection of Points / Electrical Detection of Points Very Point Technique / VAS (Vascular Autonomic Signal) Stab Technique and Choice of Needles Practice Tutorial 3: Methods of Stimulation Used in Ear Acupuncture Needling Technique and Electrical Stimulation / Infiltration of Points or Zones The Use of Soft Laser / Auricular Massage / Microphlebotomy / Methods of Continuous Stimulation Practice Tutorial 4: Practical Approach Preparation and Positioning of the Patient / Choice of Primary Therapeutic Access Supplementary Choice of Points / Choice of Stimulation Method Strength of Stimulus, Treatment Intervals, And Duration of Sessions Possible Combinations with Other Methods of Stimulation Practice Tutorial 5: Established Indications Diseases of the Eye (Allergic Conjunctivitis, Optic Atrophy) Diseases of the Ear, Nose, and Throat (Globus Sensation, Laryngitis, Meniere's Disease, Pollinosis, Forms of Rotary Vertigo, Tinnitus, Sinusitis) / Diseases of the Respiratory System (Bronchial Asthma, Chronic Bronchitis) / Diseases of the Cardiovascular System (Hypertension, Hypotension, Paroxysmal Tachycardia) Diseases of the Gastrointestinal Tract (Chronically Recurrent Gastritis, Acute Enterocolitis, Chronic Obstipation, Singultus, Cholecystitis, Cholelithiasis) Gynecological Disorders (Menstruation Disorders, Menopausal Syndrome, Insufficient Lactation, Mastitis, Perinatal Pain Management, Facility of Delivery, Infertility, Loss of Libido) / Urinary Tract Disorders (Nocturnal Enuresis, Irritable Bladder, Urinary Incontinence, Urinary Retention, Renal and Ureteral Colics) / Diseases of the Locomotor System (Cervical Syndrome, Cervicobrachial Syndrome, Lumbago, Lumbago-Sciatica Syndrome, Gonarthralgia, Coxalgia, Distortion and Contusion of Joints) / Neurological Disorders (Cephalalgia, Facial Neuralgia, Trigeminal Neuralgia, Herpes Zoster Neuralgia) Skin Diseases (Skin Allergy, Generalized Pruritis, Neurodermatitis) Treatment of Addiction (Nicotine Addiction, Bulimia, Obesity, Alcohol and Drug Addictions) Ear Acupuncture in Obstetrics by C. Schulte-Uebbing The Use of Laser in Ear Acupuncture by H.J. Weise Quick Reference Examples of Therapy Pollinosis / Allergic Bronchial Asthma / Migraine / Herpes Zoster Neuralgia Chronic Obstipation / Sleeping Disorders / Lumbago-Sciatica Syndrome Vestibular Vertigo / Cervicobrachial Syndrome / Nicotine Addiction List of Points - Numerical Index - Alphabetical Index References Index Plates I-III, Overview of the Ear

Product Details

  • publication date: 20/06/2001
  • ISBN13: 9783131252517
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 288
  • ID: 9783131252517
  • weight: 803
  • ISBN10: 3131252510
  • translations: German

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