Chasing the Dragon's Tail Theory and Practice of Acupuncture in the Work of Yoshio Manaka

ISBN-10: 0912111321

ISBN-13: 9780912111322

Edition: 1995

Authors: Yoshio Manaka, Kazuko Itaya, Stephen Birch

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List price: $59.95
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Paradigm Publications
Publication date: 7/1/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 350
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.442
Language: English

Glossary of Terminology
Acupuncture, Tradition and Transmission
The X-Signal System
Yin-Yang Theory
The Channel System: Jingluo Theory
The 8 Extraordinary Vessels and the Octahedral Model
The Five Phases
Synthesizing Diagnosis and Treatment
Diagnostic Assessment
Clinical Treatment: Step One
Clinical Treatment: Steps Two and Three
Symptom Control Treatment: Step Four
Home Therapies: Step Five
Case Studies for Steps One and Two
Illustrative Case Studies for Total Treatment
Appendix 1: Pressure Pain: Patterns, Interpretations, Origins
Appendix 2: Selected Research Papers of Manaka and Itaya
Appendix 3: Yi Jing Symbols and Signals in Acupuncture
Appendix 4: On the Sayoshi Agent
Appendix 5: A Mathematical Model for the Five Phases
Appendix 6: Further Thoughts About the Nature of the X-Signals
Biography of Yoshio Manaka
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