Cosmetic Acupuncture - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780443069543

Cosmetic Acupuncture

1st Edition

A TCM approach to cosmetic and dermatological problems

Authors: Radha Thambirajah
Paperback ISBN: 9780443069543
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 6th October 2008
Page Count: 208

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Key Features

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.

Table of Contents

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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About the Author

Radha Thambirajah

Affiliations and Expertise

Sutton Coldfield, UK and visiting lecturer in Germany, Spain, Greece, Switzerland, Norway, Denmark and Brazil