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Needling Techniques for Acupuncturists

Needling Techniques for Acupuncturists

Basic Principles and Techniques

Chief Editor: Professor Chang Xiaorong

Quick Overview

This introduction to the key principles of needling techniques for acupuncturists serves as a core learning tool for beginners, and a handy reference for later use. The book covers everything from the basics of good practice in care of filiform needles, through methods of insertion, to manipulation and the arrival of Qi.
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Multiple-item retail product
2011, 8.50in x 6.02in / 216mm x 153mm, 80pp
ISBN: 978-1-84819-057-3
$22.95

Description

This introduction to the key principles of needling techniques for acupuncturists has been produced with the needs of the student in mind, and serves as a core learning tool for beginners, and a handy reference for later use.

The book covers everything from the basics of good practice in care of filiform needles, through methods of insertion, to manipulation and the arrival of Qi. Reinforcing and reducing methods of acupuncture are explained, as are the four essential needling manipulations of Dragon-Tiger-Tortoise-Phoenix. The book concludes with practical chapters on the retention and withdrawal of needles, and the management and prevention of accidents. Explanations are clear and illustrated with diagrams, and fully demonstrated in action on the accompanying DVD (for PC only). For ease of use, all key manipulations and principles are indexed on the DVD for quick reference and easy repetition.

This practical guide will be an invaluable learning and reference aid to all students and practitioners of acupuncture.

Authors

Editor-in-chief: Xiaorong Chang
Edited by: Xiaorong Chang

Resources

If you are having trouble playing the DVD that accompanies this book on a Mac, please see the following instructions.


To view the DVD, you will need to have Adobe Flash Player installed (this is free to download) as the content will not play on the Mac 'DVD Player' application. Once you have installed Adobe Flash Player, open up your web browser and drag and drop the 'start.swf' file into it. The DVD should then start playing.

If you are still experiencing problems, please do get in touch with us using the contact details at the bottom of the page.

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