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Principles and Practical Application of Acupuncture Point Combinations

by David Hartmann Singing Dragon
Pub Date:
09/2019
ISBN:
9781848193956
Format:
Hbk 504 pages
Price:
AU$117.99 NZ$121.73
Product Status: In Stock Now
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A foundation textbook explaining how point combinations work in acupuncture practice.
The book explains how each point works and how best to combine points for good clinical
results. Students and practitioners need to respond to clinical challenges in creative and
flexible ways and this book guides them in the art of construction of effective treatment
protocols. C linically useful combinations are presented throughout, along with case studies
showing the application of theory to practice.

Foreword by John McDonald; Acknowledgments; Disclaimers; Abbreviations and the Appendixes; Preface by David Hartmann; Table of Contents; PART 1 - THE FOUNDATIONS OF ACUPUNCTURE POINT COMBINATIONS; Chapter 1 - How I Treat Patients; Chapter 2 - Understanding Acupuncture Point Combinations; PART 2 - THE FRAMEWORK OF ACUPUNCTURE POINT COMBINATIONS; Chapter 3 - How to Combine Acupuncture Points; Chapter 4 - Using similar Pin Yin names/meanings when combining acupuncture points; Chapter 5 - Strategies/Types of Acupuncture Point Combinations; Chapter 6 - Strategies/Types of Acupuncture Point Combinations - Small Combinations; Chapter 7 - Strategies/Types of Acupuncture Point Combinations - Larger Combinations; PART 3 - WU X+ìNG/FIVE ELEMENTS POINT CATEGORY AND ACUPUNCTURE POINT COMBINATIONS; Chapter 8 - Wu Xíng/Five Elements Point Category - Introductory Concepts; Chapter 9 - Wu Xíng/Five Elements Point Category - Intermediate Concepts; Chapter 10 - Wu Xíng/Five Elements Point Category - Advanced Concepts; PART 4 - CHINESE MEDICINE ESOTERIC CATEGORIES AND ACUPUNCTURE POINT COMBINATIONS; Chapter 11 - Qi Qíng/Seven Emotions; Chapter 12 - Qí Jing Ba M+ái/Eight Extraordinary Vessels; Chapter 13 - Wu Shén/Five Spirits; Chapter 14 - Wu Xíng/Five Element Archetypes; Appendix 1 - Key Terms Used Index - English Pin Yin Traditional Chinese Characters; Appendix 2 - Acupuncture Point Terms Used Index - English Pin Yin Traditional Chinese Characters; Appendix 3 - Acupuncture Point Terms Used Index - Pin Yin English Traditional Chinese Characters; Appendix 4 - Cautions and Contraindications when using Acupuncture; Appendix 5 - Special Point Category Tables; Reference List/Further Readings; Index

David Hartmann managed to capture the essence of classical point applications, their mechanisms and clinically useful combinations in order to create effective treatment protocols. Using his charming Aussie humour, David presents this comprehensive material in an engaging way, using case studies to anchor the transition from theory to clinical practice. "The Principles and Practical Application of Acupuncture Point Combinations" is going to have a special place in every student and practitioner's bookshelf.
David Hartmann is a lecturer at Endeavour College of Natural Health (ECNH), Australia. He is Director and Owner of 4 Little Monkeys Pty Ltd, a Fellow 5+ at Australian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Association (AACMA) and a member of the Chinese Medicine Board of Australia (CMBA).