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The Treatment of External Diseases with Acupuncture and Moxibustion

The Treatment of External Diseases with Acupuncture and MoxibustionThe Treatment of External Diseases with Acupuncture and Moxibustion

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This book is a clinical manual for the treatment of traumatic injuries, muscle-joint problems, dermatological conditions, and post-operative complaints. It has been written by Yan Cui-lan, a well-known acupuncturist specializing in external diseases from Tangshan, Hebei. Dr. Yan has written this book specifically with Western practitioners in mind. In fact, the English language version of this book is being printed in the United States before the Chinese language version in the People’s Republic of China. Practitioners will find this book a useful addition to their library, allowing them to treat an even wider variety of diseases

Table of Contents
Editor’s Preface
Book One: Introduction
1 A Short History of Chinese External Medicine vis à vis Acumoxatherapy
2 Disease Causes & Disease Mechanisms
3 The Essentials of Pattern Discrimination
4 A General Discussion of Treatment
5 Acupuncture
6 Moxibustion
7 Cupping
8 Point Selection

Book Two: Dermatoses & Infectious Sores
1 Introduction
2 Nodulations (Furuncles)
3 Welling Abscesses (Carbuncles)
4 Flat Abscesses (Acute Cellulitis)
5 Headless Flat Abscesses (Pyogenic Osteomyelitis & Arthritis)
6 Clove Sores (Pyogenic Infection or Malign Boils)
7 Cinnabar Toxins (Erysipelas)
8 Scrofulous Lumps
9 Bloated Cheeks (Mumps)
10 Sloughing Flat Abscesses (Thromboangitis Obliterans)
11 Breast Welling Abscesses (Acute Mastitis)
12 Shank Sore (Varicosity Syndrome
13 Seeping Sap Sore (Eczema)
14 Addictive Papules (Urticaria)
15 Snake Cinnabar (Herpes Zoster)
16 Oxhide Lichen (Neurodermatitis)
17 Warts
18 Chicken’s Eyes (Corns)
19 Bedsores
20 Drinker’s Nose (Acne Rosacea)
21 Frozen Sore(Frostbite & Hypothermia)
22 Pricking Powder (Acne Vulgaris)
23 White Patch Wind (Vitiligo)
24 White Sores (Psoriasis)
25 Wet Foot Qi (Athlete’s Foot)
26 Wind Glossy Scalp (Alopecia Areata)

Book Three: Animal Bites
1 Bee & Wasp Sting
2 Poisonous Snake Bite
3 Rabid Dog Bite (Rabies)

Book Four: Orthopedics & Traumatology
1 Fracture
2 Wrenching of the Low Back (Acute Lumbar Sprain)
3 Forked Qi (Upper Back Sprain)
4 Sinew Binding (Ganglion Cyst)
5 Heel Pain
6 Tail Bone Pain
7 Damaged Sinews (Wrist & Ankle Sprain)
8 Flaccid Body (Traumatic Paraplegia)

Book Five: Impediment
1 Exposed Shoulder Wind (Periarthritis of the Shoulder)
2 Taxed Elbow (Tennis Elbow)
3 Jumping Round Wind (Sciatica)
4 Skin Impediment (Cutaneous Neuritis) (1)
5 Skin Impediment (Localized & Systemic Scleroderma) (2)
6 Sinew Impediment (Myotenositis Musculi Supraspinati) (1)
7 Sinew Impediment (Rhomboideus Strain) (2)
8 Neck & Shoulder Pain (Cervical Spondylosis)
9 Articular Wind (Rheumatic Arthritis)
10 Deformation Impediment (Rheumatoid Arthritis)
11 Thigh Wind (Piriformis Syndrome)
12 Chest & Rib-Side Pain (Costal Chondritis)
13 Mandibular Pain (Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome)
14 Crick in the Neck (Torticollis)
The Treatment of External Diseases with Acupuncture & Moxibustion

Book Six: Anal Diseases
1 Prolapse of the Rectum
2 Hemorrhoids
3 Splitting of the Anus (Anal Fissure)
4 Sitting Wind (Perianal Eczema)

Book Seven: Tumors
1 Goiter
2 Tofu-dregs Tumor (Sebaceous Cyst) .
3 Mammary Node (Mammary Fibroadenoma) (1)
4 Mammary Node (Fibrocystic Breast Condition) (2)

Book Eight: Postoperative & Miscellaneous Troubles
1 Helping Heal the Cut .
2 Postoperative Nausea, Retching & Vomiting
3 Postoperative Abdominal Distention & Constipation
4 Hiccough
5 Urinary Block (Urinary Retention)
6 External Kidney Welling Abscess (Acute Orchitis)
7 Intestinal Welling Abscess (Appendicitis)

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