Category: Acupuncture Courses

Adverse reactions to acupuncture in perspective

| February 8, 2010 | 0 Comments | 250 views
Adverse reactions to acupuncture in perspective

The US National Institutes of Health (1997) stated that "one of the advantages of acupuncture is that the incidence of adverse effects is substantially lower than that of many drugs or

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Difficulties With The Evaluation of Adverse Reaction Reports

| February 8, 2010 | 0 Comments | 301 views
Difficulties With The Evaluation of Adverse Reaction Reports

Die stelsel van rapportering negatiewe reaksies aan dwelms en behandeling in die ortodokse medisyne is 'n gebied waar trek' n groot deel van die debat in die mediese wêreld,

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Other Adverse Reactions of Acupuncture

| February 8, 2010 | 0 Comments | 169 views
Other Adverse Reactions of Acupuncture

A range of other adverse events has been documented which are perhaps less serious than those documented here. These include bleeding on withdrawal of the needle (Chung, 1980),

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Contraindications of Acupuncture

| February 8, 2010 | 0 Comments | 820 views
Contraindications of Acupuncture

Acupuncture is contraindicated in a number of situations which practitioners should be well aware of, and include: when patients are taking anticoagulant medication

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Traditional Chinese Medicine

| February 3, 2010 | 3 Comments | 1,083 views
Traditional Chinese Medicine

Complementary medicine and 'natural therapies' have their origins in the civilisations of Babylon, Egypt and China, of about 3,000 years ago. The Chinese developed a system of medicine based on an extraordinarily detailed knowledge of herbal remedies,

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Location Methods and Cun Measurements

| January 22, 2010 | 0 Comments | 3,011 views
Location Methods and Cun Measurements

One of the basic prerequisites for any successful acupuncture treatment,besides a differential Chinese Medicine diagnosis and the relevant point selection,is the correct point location. Location Methods for Body Acupuncture There are various methods for locating acupuncture points: Anatomical approach:many acupuncture points are situated at clearly defined anatomical locations,for example in depressions, at muscle and tendon [...]

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