Understanding Qi in Clinical Practice – Perspectives from an Acupuncture Scholar-Practitioner
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This article investigates the concept of qi and suggests that its meaning in modern Chinese medicine texts has diverted from that found in classical texts of Chinese medicine. The author suggests that it is important to grasp this difference in order to avoid mistaken assumptions adversely influencing the effectiveness of modern acupuncture practice. Finally, the author makes recommendations for how practitioners might work towards gaining a deeper experience and understanding of qi in clinical practice.
|JCM Issue||JCM 107-53|
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