Prof. Dr. P.Sivagnanam. MD (Acu), P.hD. is a practicing Health Consultant and Guest Lecturer in various Corporates and Institutions. He has more interest towards Alternative Medicines and he is giving practical guidance and lectures about Health maintenance with Acupressure, Reflexology and Home Remedies without taking medicines. He has delivered speech in various topics in the International Conference and Zonal Conferences conducted by ATAMA.
Covering everything from cranial, facial and auricular zones to hand, feet, wrist and ankle points, the book provides practical and accessible information on the locations and indications of the reflex zones. Extensively illustrated with photographs that clearly display the reflex points, the book helps readers to learn and remember the basic applications. It is the perfect quick reference for the methods and techniques of this therapy.
Compiled by professors of the School of Acupuncture and Massage of Beijing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, this is an authoritative handbook that will be of interest to teachers and students of Chinese medicine as well as clinical practitioners.
It covers the most important acupuncture points located on the fourteen meridians, from the five-shu points to the confluence points of the eight extraordinary vessels. With full color illustrations, it offers practical information on the locations, functions and indications for the points and how they should be needled or otherwise treated. The names of the points are presented in both English and Chinese, providing readers with a comprehensive pocket reference for the treatment of common conditions using acupuncture.
Compiled by professors of the School of Acupuncture and Massage of Beijing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, this is an authoritative handbook that will be of interest to acupuncturists as well as teachers, students and practitioners of Chinese medicine.
The Five Elements referred to in the title are Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal, and Water.
Gives a clear, detailed and accessible presentation of the main features of Five Element Constitutional Acupuncture treatment.
Covers the context and history of this form of acupuncture, as well as the relevant Chinese medicine theory.
Includes an unambiguous description of the principle aspects of diagnosis within a system, ironing out inconsistencies often present in discussions of these aspects.
This edition has been thoroughly revised throughout and includes a new and improved colour page design.
Quotes from the foreword to the first edition by Peter Eckman, San Francisco:
"...the authors have shown how their approach can even integrate with TCM findings to treat patients more completely and rapidly. As the case histories illustrate, Five Element Constitutional Acupuncture is a style of practice that is second to none, and this innovative text is an excellent resource for learning it"