Auriculotherapy Manual : Chinese and Western Systems of Ear Acupuncture

ISBN-10: 0962941557

ISBN-13: 9780962941559

Edition: 2nd 1996

Authors: Terry Oleson

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List price: $42.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Health Care Alternatives
Binding: Paperback
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Forewordp. ix
Prefacep. xi
Overview and history of auriculotherapyp. 1
Introduction to auriculotherapyp. 1
Healthcare practitioners using auriculotherapyp. 1
Historical overview of auriculotherapyp. 2
Ear acupuncture developments in Chinap. 4
Auriculotherapy and auricular medicine in the Westp. 7
Comparison of ear acupuncture to body acupuncturep. 12
Theoretical perspectives of auriculotherapyp. 17
Micro-acupuncture systemsp. 17
Traditional Oriental medicine and qi energyp. 30
Ayurvedic medicine, yoga and prana energyp. 44
Holographic model of microsystemsp. 49
Neurophysiology of pain and pain inhibitionp. 54
Endorphin release by auricular acupuncturep. 67
Embryological perspective of auriculotherapyp. 69
Nogier phases of auricular medicinep. 72
Integrating alternative perspectives of auriculotherapyp. 76
Anatomy of the auriclep. 79
The spiral of lifep. 79
Neuro-embryological innervations of the external earp. 82
Anatomical views of the external earp. 83
Depth view of the external earp. 83
Anatomical regions of the external earp. 84
Anatomical regions of the posterior earp. 87
Curving contours of the antihelix and antitragusp. 87
Somatotopic correspondences to auricular regionsp. 89
Determination of auricular landmarksp. 91
Anatomical relationships of auricular landmarksp. 94
Standard dimensions of auricular landmarksp. 94
Auricular zonesp. 99
Overview of the auricular zone systemp. 99
International standardization of auricular nomenclaturep. 100
Anatomical identification of auricular zonesp. 107
Somatotopic correspondences to auricular zonesp. 109
Representation of Nogier phases in auricular zonesp. 110
Microsystem points represented in auricular zonesp. 121
Auricular diagnosis proceduresp. 135
Visual observation of skin surface changesp. 135
Tactile palpation of auricular tendernessp. 136
Electrical detection of ear reflex pointsp. 137
Nogier vascular autonomic signal (N-VAS)p. 140
Auricular diagnosis guidelinesp. 140
Assessment of oscillation and laterality disordersp. 142
Obstructions from toxic scars and dental focip. 143
Scientific investigations of auricular diagnosisp. 144
Auriculotherapy treatment proceduresp. 145
Auricular acupressurep. 145
Ear acupuncture needling techniquesp. 146
Auricular electroacupuncture stimulation (AES)p. 148
Transcutaneous auricular stimulation (TAS)p. 150
Auricular medicinep. 153
Seven frequency zonesp. 153
Semipermanent auricular proceduresp. 158
Selection of auricular acupoints for treatmentp. 158
Tonification and sedation in auriculotherapyp. 158
Relationship of yin organs to ear acupointsp. 160
Geometric ear pointsp. 160
Inverse and contrary relationships of the ear and bodyp. 162
Precautions associated with auriculotherapyp. 163
Hindrances to treatment successp. 163
Overall guidelines for auriculotherapy treatmentsp. 164
Somatotopic representations on the earp. 165
Master points on the earp. 167
Auricular representation of the musculoskeletal systemp. 174
Auricular representation of internal visceral organsp. 198
Auricular representation of endocrine glandsp. 218
Auricular representation of the nervous systemp. 226
Auricular representation of functional conditionsp. 242
Clinical case studies of auriculotherapyp. 258
Relief of nauseap. 259
Myofascial trigger pointsp. 261
Back painp. 262
Peripheral neuropathy and neuralgiap. 263
Weight controlp. 266
NADA addiction protocolp. 266
Alternative addiction protocolsp. 267
International Consensus Conference on Acupuncture, Auriculotherapy, and Auricular Medicine (ICCAAAM)p. 267
Auriculotherapy Certification Institutep. 270
Auriculotherapy treatment protocolsp. 271
Addictive behaviors and drug detoxificationp. 272
Acute and chronic pain in upper and lower limbsp. 274
Back pain and body achesp. 277
Head and neck painp. 279
Dental painp. 282
Neurological disordersp. 284
Stress-related disordersp. 286
Psychological disordersp. 288
Eyesight disordersp. 290
Hearing disordersp. 292
Nose and throat disordersp. 294
Skin and hair disordersp. 296
Heart and circulatory disordersp. 298
Lung and respiratory disordersp. 300
Gastrointestinal and digestive disordersp. 302
Kidney and urinary disordersp. 304
Abdominal organ disordersp. 306
Gynecological and menstrual disordersp. 308
Glandular disorders and sexual dysfunctionsp. 310
Illnesses, inflammations and allergiesp. 312
Appendicesp. 315
Treatment protocol indexp. 315
Index of ear reflex pointsp. 321
Resourcesp. 332
Clinical formsp. 333
Referencesp. 344
Indexp. 349
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