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- Gibson Square 2013; US$ 6.99
Chronic pain is associated with a host of conditions for which traditional medicine has no cure. Increasingly, medical practitioners look to acupuncture to manage pain and other conditions "with over 1 million people in the UK being helped every year, and an estimated 20 million in the USA. This readable, practical and comprehensive guide brings together... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2013; US$ 39.95
This collection of songs and rhymes composed by Chinese acupuncturists was compiled by the physician Yang Jizhou in 1601. Used both as teaching vehicles and as expressions of the poetry behind their work, these odes offer a rich insight into the history of acupuncture, as well as practical indications for treatment. more...
- CRC Press 2013; US$ 132.95
Practiced for more than 2,000 years, acupuncture was once restricted to the realm of alternative medicine. It was thought to be based on mythical elements and not easily understood by those in the scientific community. Acupuncture: An Anatomical Approach, Second Edition dispels these notions and brings this once backroom therapy into the forefront?explaining... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2013; US$ 29.95
This illustrated guide to facial enhancement acupuncture, based on Five Elements theory, shows the acupuncture points, techniques and equipment used to targets points and muscles of the face to improve skin elasticity and appearance. With full explanations of the methods and guidance on discussing treatment with patients, follow up and after care. more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 210.00
This book summarises the recent development in acupuncture research and in particular, the neurobiology of acupuncture. It provides a focus but a diverse range of subjects covering many body systems. The first a few chapters discuss the basic principles of acupuncture, then its modulatory effects on nervous system such as induction of neurotrophin... more...
- Touchstone 2002; US$ 17.99
Tap Your Troubles Away It's that simple. Meridian Therapy is a self-healing system that can be learned in minutes and can relieve a lifetime of emotional pain. A cutting-edge technique based on the ancient art of acupressure, it involves stimulating the energy meridians in the body by tapping on specific energy points and awakening their healing... more...
- CRC Press 2003; US$ 172.95
This book describes the physiological effects of acupuncture, which can be used to enhance traditional Chinese practice. Following a history of the development of traditional Chinese medicine, the first section covers the scientific basis and mechanism of acupuncture, particularily in relation to the cardiovascular system. The second section is devoted... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 164.95
While ancient concepts of yin and yang and meridians have been effective for sustaining traditional knowledge of acupuncture, contemporary clinicians need a more scientific structure to apply these complex teachings. A book that examines this Eastern medicine through the systematic principles of anatomy, physiology, and biochemistry is long overdue.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95
At the 1998 Annual Representative Meeting of the BMA a resolution was passed that the Board of Science and Education should "investigate the scientific basis and efficacy of acupuncture and the quality of training and standards of competence in its practitioners''. This report summarizes literature sources and research on acupuncture, looks at safety... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 62.95
The importance and influence of professions in public life has grown increasingly over the twentieth century but the question of whether they subordinate their own self-interests to the public interest has yet to be adequately researched within a major sociological perspective. In Professions and the Public Interest Mike Saks develops a theoretical... more...