By Christopher M Norris PhD MSc MCSP

Useful guide combines conventional chinese language and Western acupuncture with smooth physiotherapy concepts. comprises illustrations and medical suggestions. remedy protocols also are incorporated. For pros attracted to the topic. Softcover. DNLM: Acupuncture issues.

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This zone takes in the side of the head, the upper trapezius, upper back and latissimus dorsi, the side of the hip and the iliotibial band and the outer aspect of the lower leg and dorsum of the foot (Fig. 4c). The corresponding yin vessels in the 3rd circuit are the pericardium and liver. The ventral zone consists of the large intestine and stomach channels (1st circuit or yang ming) together with the penetrating vessel (Chong mai), conception vessel (Ren mai), yin linking vessel (yin wei mai), and the yin motility vessel (yin qiao mai).

The liver luo-connecting channel separates from the primary channel at LR-5 to connect with the gallbladder channel. The liver divergent channel separates from the primary channel on the dorsum of the foot to ascend to the pubic region and join with the gallbladder primary channel. Conception vessel (CV) The conception (CV) vessel (Fig. 14. Liver channel of the body. The meridian passes across the centre of the pubic symphasis (CV-2) and the umbilicus (CV-8) and rises to the sternocostal angle (CV-16) midpoint of the nipple line (CV-17) and jugular notch (CV-22).

Dry mouth. Pain in the lumbar region, spine, posterior thigh, calf and foot. Stiff neck, headache, ocular pain, altered micturition. Backpain, pain in the lateral gluteal region, pain in the posterior aspect of the thigh, pain in the soles of the feet. Shortness of breath, restlessness, abdominal distension. Impotence. Pain and stiffness in the neck. Limb spasm. Pain in the eyes. Subaxillary swelling. Fullness in the chest and lateral costal region. Palpitations. Pain on the posterior aspect of the shoulder and upper arm.

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