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.
The points of the fourteen channels and the extra points with their English name, Chinese name and Chinese character.
The most exacting and accurate anatomical point locations yet published in any English text (at the time of print) with practical point location notes to assist in easy location.
Nearly 500 illustrations, with a single dedicated illustration for every point.
Point actions to aid the understanding and memorisation of each point’s principal qualities.
Extensive lists of point indications taken from numerous classical and modern source texts and grouped for ease of reference.
Substantial commentaries explaining in detail the principal historical and modern applications of the point, and drawing on classical and modern texts and the extensive clinical experience of the authors.
Numerous classical prescriptions showing how the points have been used and combined through nearly two millenia of practice.
Area illustrations showing the locations of the major points in each region of the body.
Extensive indexes including an index of every point indication.