This fourth edition of a bestselling title includes completely updated chapters and new acupuncture points. It is a unique introductory book that combines Western science and medicine with traditional Chinese concepts. It covers the scientific basis and current research in acupuncture and contains crisp illustrations depicting the most important acupuncture points. The book concludes with forms of treatments based on Western modes of diagnosis.
This book is a unique introductory book which combines for the first time Western science and medicine with traditional Chinese concepts. An introduction to the philosophy and theory of traditional Chinese medicine is followed by a detailed account of diagnosis and description of the Chinese system of channels, functional organs and, most important, acupuncture points. The remainder of the books is devoted to treatment, based on Western modes of diagnosis. The methods and applications of needling and moxibustion are described, and the most important points are given for frequently encountered diseases.
About the Author :
Gabriel Stux has contributed to Basics of Acupuncture as an author.
Dr. Gabriel Stux, MD
Acupuncture since 1977 in China, Sri Lanka, India
Founder and Chairman of the German Acupuncture Society, DA1/4sseldorf, 1978,
Lectures on Acupuncture all over the world for more than 20 years
Introduction of a new energy medicine, called Chakren Acupuncture in 1988
Dr. Brian Berman, MD, Professor
Founder and Director of the University of Maryland Complementary Medicine Program (CMP), 1991
Professor of Familiy Medicine, trained in acupuncture, homeopathiy and other CAM-approaches
Principal Investigator of a NIH center grant for compementary medicin
|Title:||Basics of Acupuncture||Publisher:||Springer|
|Author:||G Stux, Bruce Pomeranz, Gabriel Stux|
|No. of Pages:||322|
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