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Acupuncture-- Traditional Chinese Medicine

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Mavis U

on 21 March 2014

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Transcript of Acupuncture-- Traditional Chinese Medicine

Acupuncture is the treatment in Chinese medicine where fine needles piece through a few millimeter of the skin and then withdrawn
Acupuncture Points
Five Elements
Thesis Question
How does Chinese acupuncture and Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) reflect ancient Chinese beliefs about heath and healing?
Yin and Yang
core, sinking, condensed, and internal
Thesis Statement
Chinese acupuncture is an important treatment in Chinese traditional medicine, which utilizes ancient Chinese beliefs of the structure and cycle of the body, derived from Taoism; merging with contemporary medicinal science and neurology.
Acupuncture-- Traditional Chinese Medicine
2nd and 3rd century BCE in China
surface, rising, dispersed, and external
Energy of Life- Qi
Large Intestine 4
Large Intestine 11
Liver 8
Factors Influencing Acupuncture
Material of Needle
Angle of Insertion
Viscera- cutaneous reflex
More than 50 ways of needle work
Embryological, Physiological, Anatomical and Functional relationships
Nervous system
bio electric information- modulating system
Chinese Medicine
Western Medicine
By Mavis U
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