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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 expert within the place or use of all of the issues. -- Lorrie Hale-Mitchell, DVM, college of Illinois collage of Veterinary Medicine

Skillfully integrating conventional ideas of chinese language drugs with medical event and smooth medical learn, Acupuncture for canine and Cats brings jointly all present info in a single handy e-book. Its atlas-style structure, highlighted by way of hundreds of thousands of full-color photos and assisting textual content, makes it excellent as a short, straightforward reference within the sanatorium or education program.

Special Features:

  • An easy-to-use, double-page unfold designed for quick retrieval of information--on the left, concise textual content describes the consequences, symptoms, localization, procedure, and intensity of insertion for every acupuncture aspect; at the correct, top of the range images show all recommendations
  • Bones and muscle tissues were accurately drawn into each one photo, a important software for localization of issues
  • A accomplished dialogue of all acupuncture issues in all channels guarantees that you've got complete mastery of the sphere
  • A whole creation to the foundations of conventional chinese language drugs (TCM), channel platforms, TCM diagnostics, aspect choice, and aspect different types (such as Ting or Luo issues) supply a robust starting place within the innovations of veterinary TCM

The basically booklet to concentration exclusively on acupuncture for small animals, this useful, pocket-size atlas is exclusive within the box. It deals a wealth of useful 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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Correlated organs are the liver and gall-bladder. Wind disorders are marked by sudden changes. They can be caused by exposure to wind and drafts, leading to symptoms like lumbago and stiff neck, but they can also be due to internal causes and then lead to, for example, epilepsy, migraines, itching, and apoplexy. Wind is the vehicle by which all pathological factors can more easily penetrate into the body. It is not rare for alcoholics, for example, to have disturbed aggressive behavior. ” Fire The key notion here is heat as an environmental influence, but also as an internal factor.

Metal restrains/splits wood. Wood restrains/dams, penetrates earth. Earth restrains/dams water. The ke cycle guarantees that the equilibrium is maintained. An interdependent relationship results between the sheng and the ke cycle: under physiological conditions, this interrelation creates a continuously self-regulating equilibrium. Cheng and Wu Cycles These two cycles represent the disturbed equilibrium of the sheng and ke cycle (Fig. 4): Cheng Cycle Cycle of overcoming, over-control, or invasion.

The acupuncturist hereby has the role of showing the diseased organism the path to healing by means of the needle. Ideally, if identical problems reappear later, the patient's self-healing powers will “remember” this path and start functioning on their own in the way that they have learned earlier. During acupuncture treatment, fine needles are inserted at precisely localized acupuncture points and retained there for a certain amount of time. The length of time that the needles remain in the body depends on the indication and condition of the patient.

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