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The Active Points Test
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The Active Points Test
A Clinical Test for Identifying and Selecting Effective Points for Acupuncture and Related Therapies
Stefano Marcelli

The Active Points Test is a clinical instrument for identifying and selecting the points on the skin that are most effective for treatment. These points may be close to the seat of the disease, for example on the shoulder for periarthritis, or far away, for example on the ear or head for stomach pain or a cough.

September 2014, Paperback: £19.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-233-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Subject: Acupuncture and herbal medicine


Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine
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Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine
Roots of Modern Practice
Charles Buck

Charles Buck draws on three decades of study, practice and teaching in this book to provide a relevant and engaging account of the origins of acupuncture and Chinese medicine. From its pre-Han dynasty roots to Chinese medicine as we know it today, Buck covers the key texts, the main scholars and the concepts they have contributed, emphasising those that are more relevant to clinicians wishing to understand the authentic tradition. The information presented is based on diverse sources including original translations of Chinese sources and interpretations of the work of many prominent medical sinologists. With Buck's lucid and engaging style, Roots of Modern Practice provides an accessible and authoritative resource that will help practitioners and students deepen their understanding of this great medical tradition.

September 2014, Paperback: £40.00/ $68.00
ISBN: 978-1-84819-159-4, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 352pp

Subject: Acupuncture and herbal medicine


Illustrated Chinese Moxibustion Techniques and Methods
Illustrated Chinese Moxibustion Techniques and Methods
Professor Chang Xiaorong, Professor Hong Jing and Professor Yi Shouxiang

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.

2012, Paperback: £29.99/ $49.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-087-0, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 352pp

Subject: Acupuncture and herbal medicine


I Ching Acupuncture - The Balance Method
I Ching Acupuncture - The Balance Method
Clinical Applications of the Ba Gua and I Ching
Dr David Twicken DOM, LAc

I Ching Acupuncture - The Balance Method is a system of acupuncture point selection based on the principles of Chinese philosophy and classic Chinese texts, including the I Ching, Nei Jing Su Wen and Ling Shu. In this unique book Dr. Twicken presents classic Chinese philosophical models that explain the relationships between philosophy, Chinese medical principles, acupuncture channels and the human body. The models are the He Tu, Luo Shu Nine Palaces, Early Heaven Ba Gua, Later Heaven Ba Gua, Twelve-Stage Growth Cycle, Stems and Branches and the Chinese calendar. These models and theories clearly show the relationships between the acupuncture channels and the human body and provide guiding theory for acupuncture strategies and point selection. I Ching Acupuncture presents six Balance Methods. This clinically effective system of acupuncture is based on minimal and distal acupuncture treatments.

2012, Paperback: £25.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-074-0, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 322pp

Subjects: Acupuncture and herbal medicine, Medical qigong


Illustrated Treatment for Migraine using Acupuncture, Moxibustion and Tuina Massage
Illustrated Treatment for Migraine using Acupuncture, Moxibustion and Tuina Massage
Cui Chengbin and Xing Xiaomin

Migraine is a condition that Western medicine finds notoriously difficult to treat, and acupuncture, moxibustion and Tuina massage can all be effective methods of bringing about relief. This clear and comprehensive guide will enable practitioners to carry out treatment and significantly ease symptoms and suffering.

2011, Paperback: £19.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-061-0, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 208pp

Subjects: Acupuncture and herbal medicine, Yoga and bodywork


Case Studies from the Medical Records of Leading Chinese Acupuncture Experts
Case Studies from the Medical Records of Leading Chinese Acupuncture Experts
Zhu Bing and Wang Hongcai
Advisor: Cheng Xinnong

The ability to apply complex theory to practice is a vital skill for acupuncturists. Case studies and medical records are an extremely useful resource for understanding how to differentiate between different syndromes, and provide invaluable precedents for deciding upon appropriate methods of diagnosis and treatment.

2010, Paperback: £19.99/ $32.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-046-7, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 368pp

Subject: Acupuncture and herbal medicine

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