Color Atlas of Acupuncture
Body Points, Ear Points, Trigger Points
- ISBN: 9783131252210
- 2002, 284 pages
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A flexi textbook that contains information on the most important acupoints on the body and ear, as well as the principal trigger points. The text is augmented by 126 illustrations pertaining to body acupuncture, 48 illustrations on ear acupuncture, and 114 illustrations on trigger points. The localization, needling depth, indications and functions of each point are described as understood in Western and Traditional Chinese Medicine. The description of each point includes: # exact location # depth of needling # indication # function in TCM While the terminology of the points follows Chinese standards for acupuncture, the body parts are named following up-to-date anatomical nomenclature. Auricular acupuncture points are described both after Nogier and TCM, while the description of trigger points also mentions the respective muscle and pain projection zones. All coverage is easy to follow if familiar with medical terminology. Illustrations include color photographs and clear full-color drawings.