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Manual of Acupuncture

Manual of Acupuncture

by Peter Deadman This is, in my opinion, a must for every acupuncturist. Paul Adkins Lic.Ac., BA(Hons), 1st Dan, FEA, MBAcC Here’s what you’ll find inside: Introductory chapters on the channels and collaterals, point categories, point selection methods, point location and needling. Illustrations and text descriptions of all primary, extraordinary, divergent, luo-connecting and sinew channels. […]

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Seirin Acupuncture Atlas

The Seirin Atlas of Acupuncture

by Hans P. Ogal, Wolfram Stor This is probably a very odd book to do a review on, as it’s more a pictorial atlas, however I was so impressed with this publication that I feel it warrants writing about. This whole book is a goldmine of information regarding point location, the only drawback is that […]

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Acupuncture Anaesthesia

Introduction to Acupuncture Anaesthesia

by William C. Lowe This is only a very small publication from 1973, but it’s a very useful and well put together little book. The first few pages cover the basics of acupuncture and needle techniques, and also the basics of treatment. As we get further into the book the subject of acupuncture anaesthesia is […]

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Healing with Pressure Point Therapy

Healing with Pressure Point Therapy

by Jack Forem, Steve Shimer L.Ac A practical guide that shows readers how to treat over 100 common ailments using a variety of effective, natural therapies. It covers acupressure, reflexology, shiatsu, marma therapy, acu-yoga, trigger-point therapy, massage and pressure point therapy. This book has a wide appeal, so is a great one to have on […]

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Handbook Chinese Auricular Therapy

Handbook to Chinese Auricular Therapy

by Chen Ken, Cui Yongqiang This was very much an impulse buy after a lecture on auricular acupuncture and it’s a great little book even though it’s only a couple of hundred pages. I was fascinated by the power of the acupuncture points on the ear and the profound affect they can have on all […]

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