Acupuncture Point Dynamics: A Point Selection Approach Informed by Historical Clinical Evidence

This Course provides a short review of the historical acupuncture literature which provides a rich source of clinical information to inform acupuncture point selection.

Acupuncture Point Dynamics: A Point Selection Approach Informed by Historical Clinical Evidence

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Course Overview

This Course provides a short review of the historical acupuncture literature which provides a rich source of clinical information to inform acupuncture point selection.

Although some modern acupuncture courses emphasise point functions as a basis for point selection, in fact, most of the historical literature refers to point indications for signs, symptoms and diseases. While some traces of what might be called point functions can be found in earlier literature the process of systematically assigning functions to acupuncture points did not occur until the 1950s or even later.

When used as a general guide to point selection, point functions can be a useful shorthand. However when taken out of the context of the signs, symptoms and diseases from which they were derived, point functions can lead to errors in point selection.

This course also introduces briefly the use of rhymed verse, the Odes and Songs, as a means of memorising clinical information about acupuncture.


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Great overview

Rated 5 out of 5
April 17, 2022

Great overview about point selection. I really loved the rap and the songs in the end. Thank you

Corinne

A great video. AAA+

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March 24, 2021

A great video. AAA+

Siriyada

Very impress and helpful study

Rated 5 out of 5
March 24, 2021

such great knowledge and information to learn. Very impressive and helpful study. Thank you so much in deed.

Siriyada

Thank you Dr.

Rated 5 out of 5
October 19, 2020

Very informative in short time,. Thank you Dr.

Kalpana Aravinth

Useful information and revision

Rated 5 out of 5
August 7, 2020

Useful information and revision

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