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Hand Acupuncture Therapy







156 pages, 2002.  






Author, Qiao Jinlin

Published by Beijing Foreign Languages Press.






Chapter 1 Introduction

Section 1 Definition of Hand Acupuncture Therapy

Section 2 Origin and Development of Hand Acupuncture Therapy

Chapter 2 Theories of Hand Acupuncture Therapy

Section 1 Hand and Theory of Jiu Gong and Ba Gua

I. What is Ba Gua?

II. Invention of Jiu Gong and Ba Gua

III. Distribution of Jiu Gong and Ba Gua on the Palm

IV. Correlation Between Ba Gua on the Palm and Diseases

Section 2 The Hand and the Theory of Zangfu and Jingluo

I. Links Between the Hand and the 12 Meridians

II. Links Between the Hand and the 12 Meridianal Muscles

III. Links Between the Hand and the 12 Meridianal Skin Regions

Section 3 The Hand an the Holographic Embryo System for Local Acupuncture

I. The Biological Holographic Principle and the Holographic Embryo

II. The Hand and the Human Holographic Embryo System for Local Acupuncture

Chapter 3 Location, Name and Indications of Hand Acupuncture Points

Section 1 Hand Acupuncture Points of the Three Hand Yin and Three Hand Yang Meridians

Section 2 Specific and Extra Meridianal Hand Acupuncture Points

Section 3 Points and Areas of Hand Holographic Embryo System for Local Acupuncture

Chapter 4 Hand Observation Diagnosis

Section 1 Observation Diagnosis on the Palm

I. Shape of the Palm

II. Thickness of the Palm

III. Veins on the Palm

IV. Color of the Palm

Section 2 Hand Diagnosis by Observation of Holographic Areas

I. Analysis of the Five Colors and Their Indications

II. Changes of Color and Appearance in Holographic Areas on the Hand and Differential Diagnosis of Syndroms

III. Remarks

Chapter 5 Hand Acupuncture Therapy Introduction

Section 1 Therapeutic Methods Applied to Acupuncture Points on the Hand

I. Acupuncture

II. Bleeding Therapy

III. Moxibustion

IV. Aqua-acupuncture

V. Electroacupuncture

VI. Photo-acupuncture

VII. Massage

VIII. Magnetic Therapy

Section 2 Hand Acupuncture Therapy Indications and Contraindications

I. Indications of Hand Acupuncture Therapy

II. Contraindications of Hand Acupuncture Therapy

Section 3 Principles for Selection of Acupuncture Points and Holographic Areas

I. According to the Involved Organs

II. According to the Theories of Zangfu and Jingluo in Traditional Chinese Medicine

III. According to Specific Functions of Acupuncture Points

IV. According to Basic Theories of traditional Chinese Medicine

Section 4 Treatment of Fainting Caused by Needling in Hand Acupuncture Therapy

I. Causes of Fainting During Needling

II. Manifestations of Fainting During Needling

III. Treatment of Fainting

IV. Prevention of Fainting During Needling

Chapter 6 Clinical Application of Hand Acupuncture Therapy

Section 1 Common Diseases of Internal Medicine

I. Diseases of the Respiratory System

1. Bronchitis

2. Bronchial asthma

3. Pneumonia


5. Pulmonary emphysema

II. Diseases of the Cardiovascular System

1. Hypertensive disease

2. Hypotensive diseases

3. Coronary heart disease

4. Heart neurosis

5. Cardiac arrhythmia

6. Myocarditis

7. Chronic rheumatic heart disease

III. Diseases of the Digestive System

1. Gastritis

2. Peptic ulcer of stomach and duodenum

3. Acute enteritis

4. chronic colitis

5. Constipation

6. Chronic cholecystitis

7. Hiccups

8. Acid reflux

9. Ptosis of stomach

10. Cholelithiasis (gallstone)

IV. Diseases of the Endocrine System

1. Diabetes mellitus

2. Menopausal syndrome

V. Diseases of the Urogenital System

1. Urinary tract infection

2. Retention of urine

3. Vesical stone

4. Kidney and ureter stone

5. Prostatitis

6. Chronic glomerulonephritis (Bright's disease)

7. Chronic pyelonephritis

VI. Diseases of the Nervous System

1. Neurasthenia

2. Trigeminal neuralgia

3. Vascular headache

4. Sequelae of stroke

5. Sequelae of brain injury

6. neuralgia sciatica

7. Facial palsy

8. Facial spasm

9. neuralgia of the greater occipital nerve

10. Senile dementia

11. Spasm of diaphragmatic muscles

VII. Infectious Diseases

1. Influenza

2. German measles

3. Whooping cough

4. Pulmonary tuberculosis

5. Viral hepatitis

6. Bacillary dysentery

7. Malaria

Section 2 Common Disorders Related to Surgery and Orthopedics

1. Postoperative abdominal distention

2. Hyperplasia of breast

3. Hemorrhoids

4. Acute lumbar sprain

5. Stiff neck

6. Cervical spondylosis

7. Periarthritis of shoulder

8. Strain of the lumbar muscles

9. Prolapse of lumbar intervertebral disc

10. Heel pain

11. Sprain of the ankle joint

12. Chronic appendicitis

13. Prolapse of the rectum

14. External humeral epicondylitis

15. Hyperplastic spondylitis

Section 3 Common Diseases of Gynecology

1. Dysmenorrhea

2. Profuse leukorrhea

3. Pelvic inflammation

4. Chronic cervicitis

5. Uterine contraction pain after childbirth

6. Dysfunctional uterine bleeding

7. Hysteromyoma

8. Amenorrhea

Section 4 Common pediatric Diseases

1. Persistent pneumonia in children

2. Diarrhea in children

3. Asthma in children

4. Convulsions in children

5. Anorexia in children

6. Bed-wetting in children

7. Poor nutrition in children

8. Cerebral dysgenesis

Section 5 Common Diseases of the Eye, Nose, Ear, Oral Cavity and Throat

1. Myopia

2. Hordeolum (sty)

3. Conjunctivitis

4. Trachoma

5. Electric ophthalmitis


7. Retinal periphlebitis

8. Allergic rhinitis

9. Atrophic rhinitis

10. chronic sinusitis

11. Nasal bleeding

12. Foreign body sensation in throat

13. Acute tonsillitis

14. Acute pharyngitis

15. Toothache

16. Tinnitus and deafness

17. Inner ear vertigo

18. Supraorbital neuralgia

Section 6 common Diseases of the skin

1. Urticaria

2. Cutaneous pruritus

3. Herpes zoster

4. Eczema

5. Neurodermatitis

6. Acne

Section 7 Diseases Due to Bodily Dysfunction

1. Insomnia

2. Tired neck and shoulder muscles

3. Copiopia (eye fatigue)

4. Reduction of vitality