This is the first truly comprehensive textbook of Chinese acupuncture in the English language. The author, who practices acupuncture and osteopathy, describes in a clear and straightforward manner the complete range of acupuncture techniques, with anatomical references to the structure of the human body. Dr. Austin presents through text and many detailed illustrations the precise locations of all acupuncture points along the 12 organ meridians (or pathways of energy), as well as the points on the two major vessel meridians. When manipulated by needle, massage, percussion, or Moxa, these points can help balance deficiencies and excesses within the body. The text is well suited for doctors, nurses, students, and others interested in understanding this art and science of healing.
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