By David Hartmann
130 pages, 7.00 x 9.00″
This quick reference guide for acupuncture students and qualified practitioners provides acupuncture treatments for 1000 TCM actions and biomedical signs, symptoms, and disease states. Treatments are listed alphabetically, and listed conditions range from the most common signs and symptoms such as neck pain to rarer and more chronic conditions such as Raynaud’s phenomenon. TCM indications include “Liver Yang Rising”, “Sanjiao”, “Qi Stagnation”, etc. The remaining disorders are Western signs, symptoms, and disease states, as well as treatment principles to adopt in certain situations. Basic signs and symptoms cover conditions such as memory loss and headache. Disease states cover conditions such as hepatitis and irritable bowel syndrome. Treatment principles cover conditions such as inducing labor and reducing lactic acid build-up. Each of the 1000 disorders is presented with TCM actions or indications (referenced), main acupoints (referenced), secondary acupoints, and additional notes necessary to better understand the condition.