100 DISEASE: SINGLE POINT ACUPUNCTURE AND MOXIBUSTION
By Decheng Chen
Single Point Acupuncture and Moxibustion for 100 Diseases offers a thorough description of the clinical application of single point acupuncture and moxibustion. Single point acupuncture and moxibustion therapy is defined by selecting one point during each acupuncture session for the treatment and prevention of specific ailments. The single point technique is noted for its quick therapeutic response and exceptional results. It is a simple protocol for practitioners to use and is readily accepted by patients.This book consists of five chapters: Painful Diseases; Internal Medicine; Surgical Applications; Obstetrics, Gynecology and Pediatrics; and Ophthalmic, Ear, Nose and Throat Ailments. Within these sections are included approximately 100 specific and common clinical ailments. Some of the pathologies include headache, neck pain, sciatica, abdominal pain, arrhythmia, hypertension, common cold, bronchitis, irregular menstruation, bronchial-asthma in children, infantile diarrhea, eczema, urticaria, tinnitus, deafness, toothache, smoking cessation, and weight loss. All of the disorders covered in this book are listed by their western medical disease names, most of which are explained in both Western medical and traditional Chinese medicine theories. Every chapter of this book is consistent with a simple and clear style and format. Each section consists of an introduction to the disease, the one point selected, detailed needle technique explanation, proven efficacy, case study of the treatment, and discussion. This edition puts a special emphasis on the acupuncture method and needle techniques. When applying the suggested prescriptions in clinical practice, the instructions should be followed step by step in the easy-to-use format of this book. In this way, the practitioner can expect to receive the same results that are mentioned in the book.