By Dr. med. Gabriel Stux, Prof. Bruce Pomeranz (auth.)
Following an advent to the philosophical and theoreti- cal history of conventional chinese language drugs, the dia- gnostic procedure is gifted: the chinese language approach of channels and useful organs, the importance of pointsand aspect different types, equipment of needling and moxibustion. there's a bankruptcy on therapy in response to western analysis.
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22 Scientific Basis of Acupuncture 8. Bifurcation point of peripheral nerve. 9. Ligaments (muscle tendons, joint capsules, fascial sheets, collateral ligaments), as they are rich in nerve endings. 10. Suture lines of the skull. It is obvious from this list that no particular structure dominates at acupuncture points. Perhaps the major correlate is the presence of nerves, be they in large nerve bundles (items 1-8) or nerve endings (items 9 and 10). The abolition of AA by injection of local anaesthetics into an acupoint before stimulation begins [37, 151] strongly suggests that nerves are important for this phenomenon (see Sect.
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