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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Water and Ice

Winter and the Water Element

In Five-Element Acupuncture theory, wintertime is associated with the Water Element. The emotion associated with the Water Element is that of fear, or lack of fear. This emotion can be traced back many years to when farmers would have built up their stores of grain and crops to last over the barren winter months. There […]

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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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Ice on a branch

December 2012 – Water Rat Part II

As a special treat for Christmas, we’re sharing Ba Zi consultant Stacey George’s Solar Fortnight insight for the Winter Solstice. Previous forecasts, can be found in the ‘5 Element Archives’ within the ‘Ancient Wisdom’ section of the Members Only Area. Classical Five-Element Acupuncturists, can register with us here. Solar Fortnight: Winter Solstice – 21st December […]

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Snow

December 2012 – Water Rat Part I

Solar Fortnight: Great Snow – 7th December 2012 02:32am   Hour Day Month Year Metal Water Water Water 辛 壬 壬 壬 丑 寅 子 辰 Ox Tiger Rat Dragon   December 2012 has been talked about for many years due to it being the end of the Mayan’s 13-Baktun cycle. This Chinese Solar Fortnight […]

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Acupuncture for Natural IVF Fertility & Support

Based on over 2500 years of use, acupuncture was developed in response to the theory that there are special meridian points on the body. These points are connected to the internal organs and vital energy or ‘qi’ flows along the meridian lines. According to this theory, issues are caused by interrupted energy flow and inserting […]

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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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Neural Responses

Acupuncture Activates Neural Responses in Parkinson’s

New research shows that in patients with Parkinson’s Disease (PD) and in PD animal models, acupuncture treatment on GB34 (Yanglingguan) leads to significant improvements. These studies used fuctional magnetic resonance imaging (fmri) to test the neural responses of 12 patients with PD and 12 healthy participants before and after acupuncture stimulation at GB34. Patients with […]

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