Practical Atlas of Tung’s Acupuncture
6th revised edition
- ISBN: 9783875692174
- 6th ed. 2018, 320 pages
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Practical Atlas of Tung’s Acupuncture
The practical atlas of Tungs Acupuncture of Henry Mccann and H.-G. Ross contains a complete overview of Master Tungs Acupuncture – a system that has become increasingly popular during recent years due to its high efficacy and concise theoretical concepts. The book provides a complete and extensive atlas of Tungs acupuncture compiled from a variety of Chinese and English language sources, supplemented by the clinical experience of the authors.
Introductory material elucidates the theoretical background and therapeutic strategies of Tungs system. Key topics include the three main categories for point selection: Image Correspondence (Taiji), Channel Correspondence, and Tissue Correspondence. Also described are needling methods, point selection, and the concept of coupled needling (Dao Ma). Point locations and indications are described both in terms of Master Tungs original zonal arrangement and with reference to the conventional primary channels with which they are functionally associated. Tungs reaction areas are described and their channel correspondences are explained.
For this new sixth edition of the practical atlas, besides a thorough revision of the whole text, a number of points have been added which were not part of Tungs original repertoire. Similarly, point functions developed by Taiwanese scholars are now listed for all points. The glossary, which correlates symptoms, syndromes, and diseases with the appropriate points or point combinations applicable in each case, has been totally re-organized and expanded. An additional feature of the current edition is a chapter on the basic theory and clinical applications of Tungs palm diagnosis. Over 70 diagrams many of them new provide the reader with a reliable quick location guide. Extensive comments on almost each point or point group with cross references to various important classic and modern sources explain the interrelationship between point location, indications, and needling technique, as well as the relationships between Tungs points and classical points. The 6th edition of the practical atlas has been horoughly revised and expanded. About 100 page with valuable content have been added.
Dr. Henry McCann, DAOM, LAc
Henry McCann is a licensed acupuncturist and a doctor of acupuncture and Oriental medicine. Prior to studying Chinese medicine, Dr. McCann graduated from Oberlin College and Conservatory of Music, and was a Fulbright Fellow to Japan. He completed a diploma at the New England School of Acupuncture and finished his doctoral degree with specialties in geriatric medicine and womens health at the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine.
Dr. McCann is on the regular faculty of the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine and the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, and also teaches at doctoral degree programs at several other schools in the USA. He lectures on Tungs acupuncture and other advanced topics throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia and Australia, as well as online. Dr. McCann is also the author of a textbook on Bloodletting Therapy in Chinese Medicine. In addition to his teaching, Dr. McCann maintains a private practice in northern New Jersey (USA).
Prof. Dr. med. Hans-Georg Ross
Hans-Georg Ross is a licensed acupuncturist (Chamber of Physicians, Düsseldorf). He received his training in TCM and Acupuncture from the DÄGfA and the University Witten/Herdecke, Germany. Prior to his professional training in Acupuncture Dr. Ross was a Professor of Neurophysiology at the Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düssedorf and a Research Fellow at the University of Western Ontario (London/Canada) and at the Indian Institute for Chemical Biology (Calcutta India). He is a Fellow of the Indian Academy for Neurosciences and an Emeritus Member of the Society for Neuroscience (USA). Dr. Ross teaches Acupuncture in Germany, Holland, Switzerland, Belgium, and Ireland. He is the co-author (with F. Sulistyo) of a textbook on the Balance-Method in Acupuncture. Dr. Ross works as a general practitioner with a focus on acupuncture.