By Christina Matern
Praise for this book:
This is a welcome pocket reference for veterinarians who've already accomplished acupuncture education, yet will not be but educated within the situation or use of all of the issues. -- Lorrie Hale-Mitchell, DVM, college of Illinois collage of Veterinary Medicine
Skillfully integrating conventional recommendations of chinese language drugs with scientific event and sleek medical learn, Acupuncture for canines and Cats brings jointly all present info in a single handy ebook. Its atlas-style layout, highlighted by way of hundreds and hundreds of full-color images and assisting textual content, makes it perfect as a brief, simple reference within the health facility or education program.
- An easy-to-use, double-page unfold designed for quick retrieval of information--on the left, concise textual content describes the results, symptoms, localization, method, and intensity of insertion for every acupuncture element; at the correct, top quality images reveal all suggestions
- Bones and muscle mass were accurately drawn into each one photo, a precious device for localization of issues
- A finished dialogue of all acupuncture issues in all channels guarantees that you've got complete mastery of the sphere
- A entire creation to the foundations of conventional chinese language drugs (TCM), channel platforms, TCM diagnostics, element choice, and aspect different types (such as Ting or Luo issues) offer a robust origin within the options of veterinary TCM
The in simple terms publication to concentration completely on acupuncture for small animals, this convenient, pocket-size atlas is exclusive within the box. It bargains a wealth of useful wisdom and a pictorial reference for veterinarians, animal acupuncturists, scholars, and trainees whose objective is to supply the top point of remedy to the animals of their care.
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Here I also want to thank Leon, our Podenco, for his patient collaboration and our kitty Smilla for her voluntary posing. You have done a fantastic job! My dear family members, Hans-Karl, Anika, and Carina, deserve my deepest gratitude as well here. They supported me and always granted me the space to work on this book in important moments. I thank my parents who have always believed in me and have given me the feeling that everything that is truly important is within my reach. Lastly, I thank Angelika Findgott and Anne Lamparter from Thieme Publishers, who have produced and optimized this wonderful translated edition with exceptional dedication and professionalism.
I have compared relevant information from the leading educational organizations and educators for animal acupuncture with the experiences from my own practice and taken this as a basis. This approach was utilized both for point localizations as well as for their effect and indications. In addition, for the effect and indications of acupuncture points, I have also taken into consideration the practical and Western-scientific experiences of modern animal acupuncturists. Among all the possible justifications for the efficacy of acupuncture, however, one point is of particular importance to me: Acupuncture is an energy-based system of healing.
At the foot, it then flows into the yin channel, which again brings the qi back forward to the thorax to start a new cycle. In this way, three main cycles are formed, beginning with the lung, heart, and pericardium channels respectively (Figs. 2), evenly supplying the entire body. The path of qi through the body along the main channels follows three major cycles: 1st cycle: LU–LI–ST–SP 2nd cycle: HT–SI–BL–KI 3rd cycle: PC–TB–GB–LR The Organ Clock Within the three cycles and from one cycle to the next, qi is passed on consecutively through the 24 hours of the day.