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By Claudia Focks

This excellently designed Atlas of Acupuncture is straightforward to entry and offers transparent info at the complete variety of acupuncture issues and major channels in a scientific and transparent means. each one of those issues mix anatomical drawings and images of floor anatomy. This acupuncture atlas not just presents rookies with an summary of crucial acupuncture issues, yet skilled practitioners may also find out about seldom used acupuncture issues and hence expand their knowledge.

transparent details at the complete diversity of acupuncture issues and major channels in a scientific and transparent way
each one element combines anatomical drawings and images of floor anatomy
appealing two-colour design
hugely illustrated

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It is important, however, to use the patient’s fingers, not the practitioner’s fingers, for reference. If the fingers of both the practitioner and the patient have approximately the same width, the width of the practitioner’s fingers can be applied for point location. Otherwise, measurements have to be adapted to correct minor deviations, for example by adjusting the spaces (narrow or wide) between the practitioner’s fingers when using finger cun measurements. The body or proportional cun is based on the proportions of particular sections of the body, which are divided into a specific number of units (➞ Fig.

20 Maxilla (upper jaw) Mandibular angle (➞ Fig. 22) The mandibular angle corresponds to the area where the lower jaw line changes its direction from horizontal to vertical. It is located markedly inferior and anterior to the ear lobe. -16 (level with the mandibular angle). Fig. -16 ST-5 ST-6 Fig. 1 Head Masseter muscle (➞ Fig. 23) By firmly clenching the jaw, the contours of the masseter muscle become well defined, stretching from the lateral aspect of the lower jaw to the zygomatic bone. It originates at the zygomatic arch (➞ Fig.

The 12 bilateral sinew channels are connected to and named after their pertaining primary channel. Each sinew channel has its own pathway, which generally follows the trajectory of its pertaining primary channel. 6) on the tips of the fingers and the toes. 1). They cover a larger area than the primary channels, in the shape of a band and binding (jie) like a spindle at the joints and other areas of the body. This allows them to cover areas of the body which are not reached by the primary channels or the divergent channels.

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