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By Claudia Focks

This excellently designed Atlas of Acupuncture is straightforward to entry and offers transparent info at the complete diversity of acupuncture issues and major channels in a scientific and transparent method. each one of those issues mix anatomical drawings and images of floor anatomy. This acupuncture atlas not just offers rookies with an summary of an important acupuncture issues, yet skilled practitioners may also find out about seldom used acupuncture issues and hence expand their knowledge.

transparent info at the complete diversity of acupuncture issues and major channels in a scientific and transparent way
every one aspect combines anatomical drawings and pictures of floor anatomy
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26 Meeting points of the sinew channels Functions The main function of the sinew channels is to distribute Qi and Blood (xue) over the surface of the body as well as to integrate the muscles, sinews and ligaments with the joints. Generally, the sinew channels join groups of synergistic muscles, supporting their mobility and natural movement while also serving the function of integrating the surface of the body. At the same time they protect the bones and skeletal structure, linking the structures of the body.

14. -15 Lateral border Clavicle Inferior angle Anterior extremity of the acromion Fig. -10 Abduct arm Fig. -9 End of the axillary fold Fig. -14 Lateral fibres Posterior fibres Fig. -14 Triceps brachii, long head Triceps brachii, lateral head Biceps Latissimus dorsi Biceps brachii Triceps brachii, tendon Fig. -15 LU-2 Deltoid Fig. -9 Triceps brachii, lateral head Teres major Fig. -10 Fig. 53) The anterior aspect of the elbow is marked by the cubital crease, extending from the lateral to the medial epicondyle of the humerus.

Examples: ● For locating points on the upper abdomen, stretch the tape so that eight units cover the distance between the sternocostal angle and the centre of the umbilicus (➞ Fig. 4). ● For locating points on the lower abdomen, stretch the tape so that five units cover the distance between the upper border of the pubic symphysis and the centre of the umbilicus (➞ Fig. 5). 34 Umbilicus Upper border of the pubic symphysis Fig. 2 Patient Positioning and Body Movements To locate certain points, it can be very helpful to ask the patient to assume a particular position or to perform a specific movement.

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