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By Christina Matern

Praise for this book:

This is a welcome pocket reference for veterinarians who've already accomplished acupuncture education, yet aren't but trained within the position or use of the entire issues. -- Lorrie Hale-Mitchell, DVM, college of Illinois university of Veterinary Medicine

Skillfully integrating conventional strategies of chinese language drugs with medical adventure and sleek medical examine, Acupuncture for canine and Cats brings jointly all present info in a single handy publication. Its atlas-style structure, highlighted via countless numbers of full-color photos and helping textual content, makes it perfect as a brief, easy reference within the hospital or education program.

Special Features:

  • An easy-to-use, double-page unfold designed for speedy retrieval of information--on the left, concise textual content describes the results, symptoms, localization, strategy, and intensity of insertion for every acupuncture element; at the correct, top quality images reveal all techniques
  • Bones and muscle mass were accurately drawn into each one photo, a precious device for localization of issues
  • A entire dialogue of all acupuncture issues in all channels guarantees that you've complete mastery of the sector
  • A whole advent to the rules of conventional chinese language drugs (TCM), channel structures, TCM diagnostics, element choice, and element different types (such as Ting or Luo issues) offer a powerful origin within the ideas of veterinary TCM

The in basic terms ebook to concentration completely on acupuncture for small animals, this useful, pocket-size atlas is exclusive within the box. It bargains a wealth of sensible wisdom and a pictorial reference for veterinarians, animal acupuncturists, scholars, and trainees whose aim is to supply the top point of remedy to the animals of their care.

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Additionally, you must understand yin and yang and acquire the ability to recognize life's fortune (to read a person's fortune from their face), to use the Yi Jing (Classic of Changes) (fortune-telling). You must know the meaning of justice, humaneness, and virtue. As well as compassion, sorrow, luck, and giving. You must also study the five phases of change as well as geography and astronomy …” These realizations are 1300 years old and still hold true today. Well-founded knowledge, life experience, and insight into human nature are indispensable for the correct evaluation of any state of health.

The mere application of standardized needling formulas without knowledge of their background carries the risk of exacerbating the disorder and carrying it deeper into the body instead of improving or let alone healing it. The complex system of Chinese medicine was developed over several thousand years, partly on the basis of observations and experiences gathered and documented by individual practitioners. Over a long period of time, a large number of patients provided huge amounts of informative data.

1 Cycles in the dog. Fig. 2 Yin and yang correlations of the channels according to their location. Fig. 3 Organ clock (from: Ergil M, Ergil K. Pocket Atlas of Chinese Medicine. Stuttgart–New York: Thieme Publishers; 2009). 3) function as reservoirs and compensatory vessels for qi and blood and follow their own course. They intersect with the main channels, also connecting these to each other; however, they lie deeper within the body. The extraordinary vessels protect the body. 4). This form of acupuncture activates the respective extraordinary vessel and its highly specific characteristics.

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