Diagrams of Acupuncture Manipulations

TCM China:

Diagrams of Acupuncture Manipulations 

 

           

 

 

 

 

 

 

19.5cm¡Á26.8cm

164 pages; 9,2003

ISBN

7-5323-5418-0

Author, Liu Yan

Published by Shanghai Scientific and Technical Publishers

 

Contents 

CHAPTER 1  BASIC NEEDLING TECHNIQUES

SECTION 1  STRUCTURE AND SIZE OF THE FILIFORM NEEDLE

1.       Structure

2.       Size

SECTION 2  HOLDING TECHNIQUES

1.       Holding with double fingers

2.       Holding with three fingers

3.       Holding with four fingers

4.       Holding the handle and pressing the tail

5.       Holding the body

6.       Holding with double hands

SECTION 3  PACTICE OF NEEDLING SKILLS

1.       The paper-cushion and cotton-pack practice of needling

2.       Practice on oneself

3.       Practice on each other

SECTION 4  POSTURES

1.       Supination

2.       Pronation

3.       Side sleeping

4.       Supine sitting

5.       Prone sitting

6.       Side pronation

SECTION 5  TECHNIQUES OF  INSERTION

1.       The needing hand and pressing hand

2.       Inserting techniques

SECTION 6  THE NEEDLING ANGLE, DIRECTION AND DEPTH

1. Needling angles

2. Needling direction

3. Needling depth

 

SECTION  8  ACUPOINT  PENETRATION

1. Acupoint penetration on same meridian

2. penetratied needling on the meridians nearby

3. Penetration of the meridians in internal and external as well as yin and yang relation

 

SECTION 9 RETENTION OF THE NEEDLE

1. Static retention of the needle

2. Active retention of the needle

 

SECTION  10  WITHDRAWAL OF THE NEEDLE

 

CHAPTER  2  NEEDLING TECHNIQUES FOR THE FILEFORM NEEDLES

 

SECTION  1  BASIC TECHNIQUES FOR MANIPULATION

1. Lifting and thrusting techniques

2. Rotating techniques

 

SECTION  2  SUPLEMENTARY TECHNIQUES USED BEFORE AND AFTER NEEDLING

1. Pinching the acupoints

2. Nail scratching

3. Nailing

4.Holding by fingers

5.Seeking

6.Kneading

7.Pinching

8.Knocking

10.Pressing

11.Tapping

12.Rubbing

13.Scratching

 

SECTION  3  SUPPLEMENTARY TECHNIQUES FOR MANIPULATION

1.       Insertion

2.       Rotation

3.       Twisting

4.       Flicking

5.       Scraping

6.       Finger flicking

7.       Shaking

8.       Swinging

9.       Swaying

10.   Swaying for dissipation

11.   Swirling

12.   Tremoring

13.   Thrusting

14.   Pushing by rotation

15.   Pushing

16.   Pressing

17.   Knocking

18.   Flying

19.   Bending

20.   Scratching

21.   Fixed flicking

22.   Bending and cushioning

23.   Seeking

24.   Withdrawal

25.   Retention

26.   Lifting

27.   Pulling

28.   Pressing the acupoint

 

 

SECTION  4  GENERAL STRENGTHENING AND REDUCING TECHNIQUES

1.       Strengthening and reducing techniques by lifting and thrusting

2.       Strengthening and reducing techniques by rotation

3.       Strengthening and reducing techniques by speed

4.       Strengthening and reducing techniques by confrontation and following

5.       Strengthening and reducing techniques according to respiration

6.       Nine-Six strengthening and reducing techniques by nine plus six

7.       Strengthening and reducing techniques by opening and closing the needled qcupoint

8.       Normal strengthening and reducing techniques

 

 

SECTION  5  COMPLICATED NEEDLING TECHNIQUES

1.       Heat-inducing techniques

2.       Cool-inducing techniques

3.       Yin-hiding-in-yang method

4.       Yang-hiding-in-yin method

5.       Left-right rotating. Up-down thrusting-lifting method

6.       Dragon-tiger-struggle method

7.       Qi-pushing  method

8.       Retention of qi method

9.       Repeated lifting and pressing method

10.   Activating qi method

11.   Qi-lifting method

12.   Regulation of qi method

13.   Pyretic strengthening method

14.   Cold reducing method

15.   Strgngthening method by inducing heat

16.   Reducing method by inducing cool sensation

17.   Blue-dragon-wagging-tail method 

18.   White-tiger-shaking-head method

19.   Black-tortoise-seeking-for-hole method

20.   Red-phoenix-meeting-its-source method

 

 

SECTION  6  OTHER NEEDLING ECHNIQUES

1.       Needling ying and wei

2.       Single needling

3.       Rotatory needling

4.       Sparrow-pecking method

5.       Leakage-needling method

6.       Tremoring-needling method

7.       Irregular-needling method

8.       Intermittent-needling method

9.       Retaining-needlings method

10.   Close-open supplementary technique for promoting qi flow

 

 

CHAPTER 3 DESCRIPTION OF NEEDLING TECHNIQUES IN NEIJING

 

SECTION 1 NINE NEEDLING TECHNIQUES

1.       Shu needling

2.       Distal needling

3.       Meridian needling

4.       Collateral needling

5.       Muscular needling

6.       Major reducing needling

7.       Cutaneous needling

8.       Opposite-side needling

9.       Cauterized needling

Appendix: Nine needles

 

SECTION 2 TWELVE NEEDLING TECHNIQUES

1.       Symmetrical needling

2.       Trigger needling

3.       Rehabilitating needling

4.       Ranked needling

5.       Surrounded needling

6.       Perpendicular needling

7.       Shu needling

8.       Short needling

9.       Superficial needling

10.   Yin needling

11.   Accompanied needling

12.   Repeatedly sparse needling

 

SECTION 3 FIVE NEEDLING TECHNIQUES

1.       Semi-needling

2.       Leopard-spot needling

3.       Joint needling

4.       Hegu needling

5.       Shu needling

 

SECTION 4 TRIPLE NEEDLING AND QI-DIRECTING TECHNIQUES

1.       Triple needling techniques

2.       Qi-directing technique

 

CHAPTER 4 PENETRATED NEEDLING

1.       Vertex needling

2.       Impulsive needling

3.       Tongtian needling

4.       Tongtianzhen Duifengci needling

5.       Tongdingpang needling

6.       Brain-clearing needling

7.       Shuaigu Duifeng needling

8.       Ear-clearing needling

9.       Erlong needling

10.   Bazi needling

11.   T-shaped needling of Ermen and Xiaguan

12.   Crossed needling of Baihui

13.   Technique for improving eyesight

14.   Xiangwei needling

15.   Seven-needling techniques for asthma

16.   Needling of hardness

17.   T-shaped needling of Quchi

18.   Heart-strengthening technique

19.   Hypnosis needling

20.   Lung-clearing technique

21.   Yang-thrusting needling

22.   Spleen-invigorating needling

23.   Triple needling of the knee

24.   Crossed T-Shaped needling of Weizhong

25.   First Yang-Penetrating Needling

26.   Second Yang-Penetrating Needling

27.   Third Yang-Penetrating Needling

28.   Hidrosis-Stopping needling

29.   Leg-Strengthening needling

 

CHAPTER 5 QRTISTIC NEEDLING

1.       Needling four sides of Baihui

2.       Four-flowered needling toward Baihui

3.       Triple needling of nose

4.       Needling of neck sinus

5.       Group needling of the neck

6.       Four-flowered needling

7.       Five-flowered needling

8.       Needling of Baliao

9.       Sacral needling

10.   Five-flowered needling of jiquan

11.   Heart-soothing needling

12.   Needling for soothing the chest and regulating qi

13.   Needling for the promotion of lactation

14.   Needling for inducing lactation

15.   Needling of triple Wan

16.   Plum-needling of Zhongwan

17.   Needling of the upper abdominal triangle

18.   Needling of the middle abdominal triangle

19.   Needling of the lower abdominal triangle

20.   Square needling of the navel

21.   Needling of Zhongji triangle

22.   Pubic needling

 

CHAPTER 6 SPECIAL NEEDLING TECHNIQUES

1.       Needling with triple-edged needle

2.       Cutaneous needling

3.       Intradermal needling

4.       Needling with awn needle

5.       Warmed needling

6.       Heated needling

7.       Acupoint injection

8.       Incision of acupoint

9.       Acupoint catgut embedment

10.   Acupoint ligation

11.   Acupoint nailing therapy