This is the first English edition of legendary Chinese doctor Shi Xue-min’s traditional and modern TCM techniques, compiled in two comprehensive volumes. This textbook may serve as an academic and practical reference for the serious student and senior practitioner alike, in both their clinical and teaching work.
Shi Xue-min’s Comprehensive Textbook of Acupuncture and Moxibustion provides a detailed explanation of point locations, functions, and indications along with vivid illustrations. The text describes ancient and recently developed needling and moxibustion techniques along with their clinical applications. The author clearly illustrates the “Xing Nao Kai Qiao” needling technique known as “activating the mind and opening the orifices”; a clinically proven effective technique for apoplexy and paralysis as well as other commonly known diseases.
Professor Shi Xue-min is a highly honored and qualified clinician, researcher, and an academician, with a distinguished record of over 40 years in the field. Dr. Shi’s remarkable accomplishments are well-founded in the ancient theories of Chinese medicine. Noted for his meticulous scholarship as well as his ability to blaze new professional trails throughout his career, Dr. Shi is the recipient of numerous awards, and has published more than 30 articles and authored 17 books.