Acupuncture - A Comprehensive Text

Acupuncture - A Comprehensive Text

Translated and edited by John O'Connor & Dan Bensky

Included are descriptions of more than a thousand acupuncture points, hundreds of prescriptions (both ancient and modern) for the treatment of numerous diseases, and detailed discussion of a variety of acupuncture techniques and modalities ranging from ear, head, hand and foot acupuncture to moxibustion, cupping and surgical techniques.

There are chapters devoted to modern research concerning acupuncture phenomena, and others which critically analyze ancient theory and methodology. The editors have also provided a lengthy introduction to the principles of traditional Chinese medicine, a select bibliography of current research published in English, and extensive indices.

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"Unquestionably the single most useful book in English for the study of acupuncture."
—Ted Kaptchuk, O.M.D.,

Contents

CONTENTS

Channels: Traditional physiology and pathology of the primary, miscellaneous, divergent, connecting and muscle channels
Points: Location and therapeutic properties of more than 1000 acupuncture points
Techniques: Dozens of acupuncture and related techniques including ear, hand, head and foot
Therapy: Multiple prescriptions, both ancient and modern, for the treatment of over 100 disorders

Overview

AuthorTranslated and edited by John O'Connor & Dan Bensky
PublisherEastland Press
Number Of Pages741
Book FormatHardback
ISBN978-0-939616-00-8

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