Auriculotherapy Manual

3rd Edition

Chinese and Western Systems of Ear Acupuncture

Authors: Terry Oleson
Hardcover ISBN: 9780443071621
eBook ISBN: 9780702036378
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 10th March 2003
Page Count: 448

Description

Health professionals from a wide range of backgrounds apply auriculotherapy to successfully relieve chronic pain and treat addictions. The most popular book on the subject, this practical handbook combines information on Chinese and French systems of ear acupuncture to offer treatment plans for over 250 medical conditions. Presenting the ear reflex points based on extensive research conducted at the UCLA Pain Management Center, it provides a standardized auricular nomenclature system for designating different anatomical zones of the ear, and it represents each ear reflex point with both a number and an auricular zone location.

Key Features

  • Detailed descriptions are offered on the principles and practice of auriculotherapy.
  • Exceptionally illustrated, it features drawings and photos that are easily interpreted.
  • A wide range of types and principles of ear acupuncture are presented.
  • The author is a well-known and respected auriculotherapy teacher.

Table of Contents

Overview and history of auriculotherapy
Theoretical basis of auriculotherapy
Anatomy of the auricle
Auricular zones
Somatotopic representation on the ear
Nogier phases of auricular medicine
Auricular diagnosis procedures
Auriculotherapy treatment techniques
Auriculotherapy treatment protocols
Treatment protocol index
Index of ear reflex points

Details

No. of pages:
448
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Churchill Livingstone 2003
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
eBook ISBN:
9780702036378
Hardcover ISBN:
9780443071621

About the Author

Terry Oleson

Affiliations and Expertise

Chair, Department of Psychology and the Division of Behavioral Medicine, California Graduate Institute; Faculty member, Emperor’s College of Traditional Chinese Medicine; President, Centre for Oriental Medicine Research and Education, Los Angeles, CA