Basics of Acupuncture

  • Gabriel Stux
  • Bruce Pomeranz

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XI
  2. B. Pomeranz
    Pages 1-3
  3. B. Pomeranz
    Pages 4-37
  4. G. Stux
    Pages 49-165
  5. G. Stux
    Pages 166-175
  6. G. Stux
    Pages 176-229
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 241-272

About this book


Following an introduction to the philosophical and theoretical background oftraditional Chinese medicine, the diagnostic system of acupuncture is presented. The Chinese system of channels and functional organs and the significance of the points are described. The 14 main channels with the most important acupuncture points for daily practice are presented with didactic emphasis on morphology and clinical applicability. The methods of needing and moxibustion are described in detail with their clinical applications. The most important acupuncture points are given for the different diagnoses.


Akupunktur Akupunkturpunkte Behandlung Chinese medicine Traditionelle chinesische Medizin acupuncture complication complications diagnosis medicine moxibustion pain therapy traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) treatment

Authors and affiliations

  • Gabriel Stux
    • 1
  • Bruce Pomeranz
    • 2
  1. 1.Acupuncture CentrumDüsseldorfFederal Republic of Germany
  2. 2.Dept. of Physiology (Faculty of Medicine) Dept. of Zoology (Faculty of Arts and Science)University of TorontoTorontoCanada

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1988
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-19336-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-97115-0
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