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Acupuncture for Brain : Treatment for Neurological and Psychologic Disorders

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Tianjun Wang. --Cham: Springer , c2021.
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This book systematically introduces the Brain in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and its acupuncture treatments. It discusses the origin and development of the TCM Brain theory, and presents current research on brain and acupuncture, the unique brain related techniques such as scalp acupuncture and Dao-qi technique, the new developing acupuncture treatment methods for brain-related conditions, such as stroke, Parkinson’s, dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, multiple sclerosis, traumatic brain inj…
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Wang, Tianjun
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Tianjun Wang
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2021
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxxiv, 274 p.) : 33 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030546663
9783030546656 (Print ed.)
9783030546670 (Print ed.)
9783030546687 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Acupuncture Therapy - methods
Mental Disorders - therapy
Nervous System Diseases - therapy
Specialty
Complementary Therapies
Neurology
Psychiatry
Abstract
This book systematically introduces the Brain in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and its acupuncture treatments. It discusses the origin and development of the TCM Brain theory, and presents current research on brain and acupuncture, the unique brain related techniques such as scalp acupuncture and Dao-qi technique, the new developing acupuncture treatment methods for brain-related conditions, such as stroke, Parkinson’s, dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, multiple sclerosis, traumatic brain injury, autism, cerebral palsy and depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder among others. This book is of interest to TCM and acupuncture practitioners in the West, as well as acupuncture researchers and lecturers. It gives a new understanding of the brain and treatments for brain-related conditions from a complementary medicine point of view.
Contents
Part I. Acupuncture for the Brain, Introduction, Theory and Techniques -- 1. Brain in TCM Origin and Short History -- 2. Brain and Shen (Mind) -- 3. Du Mai (Governor Vessel) Is the Channel of the Brain -- 4. Acupuncture Research for the Brain -- 5. Scalp Acupuncture -- 6. Dao-qi Needling Technique with Du Mai and Ren Mai -- Part II. Acupunture Treatment for the Diseases of the Brain -- 7. Stroke -- 8. Parkinson’s Disease -- 9. Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias -- 10. Multiple Sclerosis -- 11. Traumatic Brain Injury -- 12. Autism -- 13. Cerebral Palsy -- 14. Epilepsy, Headache and Pain Associated with Neurological Disorders -- 15. Depression -- 16. Anxiety -- 17. Bipolar Disorder -- 18. Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, Insomnia and Substance Abuse.
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Acupuncture Therapy for Neurological Diseases

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edited by Ying Xia, Xiaoding Cao, Gencheng Wu, Jieshi Cheng. --Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag , c2010.
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Xia, Ying
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Cao, Xiaoding
Wu, Gencheng
Cheng, Jieshi
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edited by Ying Xia, Xiaoding Cao, Gencheng Wu, Jieshi Cheng
Place of Publication
Berlin, Heidelberg
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Date of Publication
c2010
ISBN
9783642108570
Subjects (MeSH)
Acupuncture Therapy - methods
Nervous System Diseases - therapy
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Acupuncture
Alternative medicine
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Contemporary medical acupuncture : a systems approach

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Guan-Yuan Jin, Jia-Jia X. Jin, Louis L. Jin. --Beijing, China: Higher Education Press , c2007.
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This book aims to connect and integrate classical acupuncture therapy and contemporary medicine. Based on updated reviews and systematic analyses, the meridians are actually systems of physiological and pathological reflexes in the body, and acupuncture therapy is a type of reflexotherapy. The systems methodology, together with the authors’ clinical expertise of 40 years, is applied to raise the reproducibility of effectiveness in treating various indications of acupuncture, especially intracta…
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Jin, Guan-Yuan
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Jin, Jia-Jia X.
Jin, Louis L.
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Guan-Yuan Jin, Jia-Jia X. Jin, Louis L. Jin
Place of Publication
Beijing, China
Publisher
Higher Education Press
Date of Publication
c2007
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxvi, 529 p. : ill.)
ISBN
9780387710297
9780387710280 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Acupuncture Therapy - methods
Medicine, Chinese traditional - methods
Abstract
This book aims to connect and integrate classical acupuncture therapy and contemporary medicine. Based on updated reviews and systematic analyses, the meridians are actually systems of physiological and pathological reflexes in the body, and acupuncture therapy is a type of reflexotherapy. The systems methodology, together with the authors’ clinical expertise of 40 years, is applied to raise the reproducibility of effectiveness in treating various indications of acupuncture, especially intractable cases. Incisive and concrete theory and technique descriptions, a novel systems approach, and many case studies are included.
Contents
Scientific Bases of Acupuncture -- Challenges in Advancing Classical Acupuncture -- Reflex Arcs: Basis of Acupuncture -- Reflex Zones: Essence of the Meridians -- Mechanisms of Acupuncture Functions -- Mechanisms of Propagation of Needling Sensations -- Systemic Methodology of Acupuncture -- Black Box of the Patient -- Gathering Reflex Information from the Body Surface -- Input of Intervening Information of Acupuncture -- Feedback Principle of Treatment -- Factors Influencing Effectiveness of Acupuncture -- Strategies to Raise Therapeutic Effectiveness -- Advanced Needling Techniques -- Clinical Trials and Case Studies -- Disorders of the Musculoskeletal System -- Disorders of the Nervous System -- Mental Disorders -- Disorders of Ophthamology -- Disorders of Otorinolaringology --Dental Disorders -- Disorders of Circulatory System -- Disorders of Respiratory System -- Disorders of Digestive System -- Disorders of Urogenital System -- Disorders of the Skin -- Disorders of Endocrine -- Other Disorders.
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Practice of acupuncture : point location, techniques, treatment options

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Hans-Ulrich Hecker ... [et al.] ; with the collaboration of Timm J. Filler, Lei Zhang, Dietrich H.W. Groenemeyer. --Stuttgart: Thieme , c2005.
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Hecker, Hans-Ulrich
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Hans-Ulrich Hecker ... [et al.] ; with the collaboration of Timm J. Filler, Lei Zhang, Dietrich H.W. Groenemeyer
Alternate Title
Acupuncture
Place of Publication
Stuttgart
Publisher
Thieme
Date of Publication
c2005
Physical Description
1 online resource, 652 p.
ISBN
9783131368218
Subjects (MeSH)
Acupuncture Therapy - adverse effects
Acupuncture Therapy - methods
Medicine, Chinese Traditional
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