This authoritative text provides a complete overview of Chinese moxibustion techniques and methods, including detailed treatments and contraindications for a wide range of conditions.
The authors cover the fundamentals of theory as well as the skills and techniques practitioners will need, and provide a detailed summary of all of the acupoints commonly used in moxatherapy. The book also covers the ways in which moxatherapy can be used to cultivate general health and wellbeing in patients, and explains in detail how to treat a wide range of complaints; for each complaint, descriptions of typical cases and the acupoints and procedures needed for treatment are provided.
Extensively illustrated with photographs which clearly demonstrate clinical procedures, this is an essential reference for practitioners and students of acupuncture.
Contents. Synopsis. Foreword. Part I: Fundamental Chapters. 1. Moxibustion Basic Knowledge. 2. Location and Indications of Commonly Used Points in Moxibustion. 3. Moxibustion and Health Cultivation. Part II: Techniques and Methods Chapters. 4. Materials and Manufacture. 5. Classes of Moxibustion and their Operation. Part III: Clinical Chapters. 6. Internal Medicine Diseases. 7. Musculoskeletal Diseases. 8. Pediatric Diseases. 9. Gynecological Diseases. 10. Dermatological and External Medicine Diseases. 11. ENT Diseases. 12. Acute Diseases. 13. Other Diseases. Index.
Professor Chang Xiaorong is a doctorate advisor and leading teacher in the Hunan higher education system. She is the Director of the National TCM Administration's Meridian-Organ Relationship Key Research Unit, as well as the director and academic leader of the Hunan Provincial Acupuncture, Moxibustion and Tuina Key Discipline, director of the Hunan Acupuncture Provincial High Quality Courses, vice-president of the Hunan Acupuncture Association and research topic correspondent reviewer for the National Natural Sciences Foundation. She has been involved with acupuncture for thirty years and has taught on both undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs.
2012, Paperback: £29.99/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-087-0, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 352pp
Editor in Chief: Professor Chang Xiaorong
Master Zhongxian Wu and Dr Karin Taylor Wu
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