A practical handbook for the diagnosis and treatment of cosmetic and skin problems according to Traditional Chinese Medicine. This book presents the TCM theory that provides the rationale behind the choice of treatment and offers step-by-step instruction on how to treat cosmetic and skin problems through the use of acupuncture. The needling techniques for face lifting, cellulites and more are described clearly and the text is supported by illustrations showing the techniques.
About the author. Preface. Chapter 1 - The Blood, Yin, Yang and Qi in all organs. Chapter 2 - Skin types. Chapter 3 - The Five Elements and their association with skin. Chapter 4 - Lung ascends and descends water. Chapter 5 - Acupuncture points, needle techniques and extraordinary therapies used in the treatment of dermatological and cosmetic problems. Chapter 6 - Common dermatological diseases - their analysis and therapy. Chapter 7 - Cosmetic acupuncture. Chapter 8 - Notes for patients. Chapter 9 - A personal note. Glossary. Index.
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- © Churchill Livingstone 2009
- 6th October 2008
- Churchill Livingstone
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