Acupuncture: treatment of musculoskeletal conditions by Christopher M Norris PhD MSc MCSP

By Christopher M Norris PhD MSc MCSP

Functional guide combines conventional chinese language and Western acupuncture with sleek physiotherapy ideas. contains illustrations and medical assistance. therapy protocols also are integrated. For execs attracted to the topic. Softcover. DNLM: Acupuncture issues.

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Exterior Pinyin Name English Name Meridians Tai yang Shao yang Yang ming Tai yin Jue yin Shao yin Major yang Minor yang Brilliant yang Major yin Absolute yin Minor yin SI & BL TE & GB LI & ST SP & LU LR & PC KI & HT The internal channels consist of the 12 divergent channels, the 15 luoconnecting vessels, and the internal portions of the eight extraordinary meridians. The divergent channels branch from the main channels and have no separate points themselves. The divergent channels form a further connection between the main meridian channels and their related Zang Fu organs, and connect areas of the body not supplied by the external channels themselves.

One of the essential factors is cold, wind and damp giving stagnation of blood and qi, and equally important is weakness of the body giving poor function of the pores which allows the invasion to take place. 55 56 Acupuncture:Treatment of Musculoskeletal Conditions Treatment is aimed at ahshi points, and distal points along the yang meridians travelling across the a€ected area. Wandering bi and heat bi are treated using the reducing method while ®xed bi is treated using a reinforcing method with moxabustion and/or warm needling.

A branch descends to the temple and ear intersecting with the gallbladder channel. 5 cun superior to the external occipital protuberance) and BL-10 over the transverse process of C1. The channel splits into inner and outer branches at this point. 5 lateral to the spinous processes. 5 cun from the midline level with the 4th posterior sacral foramen). The channel then moves up again to BL-31 (over the 1st posterior sacral foramen) and then descends via the sacrum with each point over the respective sacral foramina (BL-32, 2nd.

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