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Description - The Channels of Acupuncture by Giovanni Maciocia

One of the most highly-regarded and respected authors and lecturers in the West, Giovanni Maciocia, illuminates and examines the art of traditional Chinese acupuncture with this in-depth look at the secondary channels and other key structures encompassing the human body in Chinese anatomy. This book describes in detail the pathways, pathology, diagnosis, and treatment of the Luo, Muscle, and Divergent secondary channels, as well as other key structures such as the Cou Li and Huang membranes, and gives a thorough, clear overview of subjects poorly understood and incompletely covered in other English language texts. Over one third of the book is dedicated to the Eight Extraordinary Channels, providing the reader with the most in-depth information available in the English language. Drawing on his broad clinical experience, the author covers the energetic physiology, pathology and points by body area, providing ease of access for both the student and practitioner of acupuncture. The Channels of Acupuncture presents comprehensive and clear information on an essential part of traditional Chinese medicine.Covers key channels not thoroughly discussed in other texts, giving all students and practitioners detailed and clear material to guide them in their practice of acupuncture.Offers new information and insight on other key body structures in Chinese medicine including extraordinary vessels as well as the Cou Li and Huang membranes.Clear illustrations depict the exact channel pathways, diminishing any confusion about their location.Case histories and research from Giovanni Maciocia present a wide range of experiences and examples of clinical practice and study.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780443074912
ISBN-10: 0443074917
Format: Hardback
(246mm x 189mm x mm)
Pages: 768
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publish Date: 28-Aug-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Giovanni Maciocia

Giovanni Maciocia est un des praticiens et professeurs les plus respectes dans le domaine de la medecine chinoise. Il a pratique l?acupuncture pendant plus de trente ans en Angleterre et a effectue plusieurs sejours d?etude en Chine, notamment a l?universite de Nanjing dont il est devenu Professeur Honoraire. Ses ouvrages, de renommee internationale, sont traduits dans plusieurs langues. Il travaille actuellement aux Etats-Unis et anime de nombreux seminaires dans le monde entier.

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