By Christina Matern

ISBN-10: 3131546913

ISBN-13: 9783131546913

Praise for this book:

This is a welcome pocket reference for veterinarians who've already accomplished acupuncture education, yet usually are not but informed within the place or use of all of the issues. -- Lorrie Hale-Mitchell, DVM, collage of Illinois university of Veterinary Medicine

Skillfully integrating conventional recommendations of chinese language medication with scientific adventure and smooth clinical study, Acupuncture for canine and Cats brings jointly all present info in a single handy publication. Its atlas-style structure, highlighted via enormous quantities of full-color images and helping textual content, makes it excellent as a brief, trouble-free reference within the health center 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, process, and intensity of insertion for every acupuncture aspect; at the correct, high quality photos exhibit all strategies
  • Bones and muscle tissues were accurately drawn into every one photo, a worthwhile software for localization of issues
  • A complete dialogue of all acupuncture issues in all channels guarantees that you've got complete mastery of the sector
  • A whole advent to the rules of conventional chinese language drugs (TCM), channel platforms, TCM diagnostics, aspect choice, and aspect different types (such as Ting or Luo issues) supply a powerful beginning within the thoughts of veterinary TCM

The purely ebook to concentration completely on acupuncture for small animals, this convenient, 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 objective is to supply the top point of remedy to the animals of their care.

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Upper or lower extremity (hand/foot) 2. Associated viscus or bowel 3. 2. Relations Between the Channels Inside–Outside Relation An inside–outside relation exists between the yin channels and yang channels that refers both to the anatomical location of the channels and to the associated paired viscera and bowels. The bladder channel, for example, runs along the posterior outside of the hind-leg in the yang area, while the paired kidney channel is located on the posterior inside of the hindleg roughly across from it in the yin area.

The yin divergent channels of the yin channels: depart from the main channels at the extremities; partly enter the associated viscus; run together with the paired yang divergent channels; then connect to the paired yang main channel itself. The pathways of the divergent channels and their connections between the main channels and the organs or certain body regions explains the effect of several acupuncture points located on the main channels, which otherwise would not have any connection there.

In the same year, the first National Congress for Popular Veterinary Medicine was held in Beijing. Here, participants were urged to combine Traditional Chinese with conventional Western medicine, to join the respective advantages of each system together and to have them support each other. Each therapy has its strengths and weaknesses. TCVM can treat disorders and thereby reduce sensitivity to certain disturbances. Western Veterinary Medicine (WVM) has advanced diagnostic possibilities that can directly reveal the cause of a disease and pathogens.

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Acupuncture for Dogs and Cats: A Pocket Atlas by Christina Matern


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