Below I’ll give you my selections for the best Acupuncture books by a few categories. I will cover these and other great books more in depth later.
1. Acupuncture Points Handbook: A Patient’s Guide to the Locations and Functions of over 400 Acupuncture Points (Natural Medicine) (2017)
Did you ever wonder how acupuncture works? This book strips away the mystery. Each acupuncture point has unique functions, which are explained in plain English for the non-acupuncturist. How to do acupressure effectively to treat yourself. —- New Book Available: Acupressure Made Simple. This book explains which points are the best to treat different ailments. Acupuncture treats pain, stress, fatigue, emotional disorders, insomnia, digestive problems, and many internal disorders….
2. The Spark in the Machine: How the Science of Acupuncture Explains the Mysteries of Western Medicine (2014)
Why can salamanders grow new legs, and young children grow new finger tips, but adult humans can’t regenerate? What is the electricity that flows through the human body? Is it the same thing that the Chinese call Qi? If so, what does Chinese medicine know, that western medicine ignores? Dan Keown’s highly accessible, witty, and original book shows how western medicine validates the theories of Chinese medicine, and how Chinese medicine explains the mysteries of the body that western medicine largely ignores. He explains the generative force of…
3. Color Atlas of Acupuncture: Body Points, Ear Points, Trigger Points (Complementary Medicine (Thieme Paperback)) (2008)
A wealth of information on acupuncture in a single pocket-sized text!A flexi textbook that contains information on all the major body and ear acupuncture points, as well as an extensive coverage of trigger points. The text is augmented by 126 illustrations pertaining to body acupuncture, 48 illustrations on ear acupuncture, and 114 illustrations on trigger points. The description of each point includes: The different schools of ear acupuncture (e.g., Chinese vs. Nogier), often a source of confusion for many practitioners, are presented side-by-side.While the…
4. Advanced Acupuncture a Clinic Manual (2013)
The first book of its kind, the Advanced Acupuncture Clinic Manual contains detailed protocols for the application of the Complement Channels of acupuncture: the Sinew, Luo, Divergent and Eight Extraordinary Vessels. The book includes over one hundred drawings, diagrams, theory of the Complement Channels, guides for diagnosis, needling techniques, and much more. 466 pages….
Your handbook to heal with acupunctureHow does acupuncture work? Does it hurt? And can it really help you? If you’re just discovering the wonders of this ancient Chinese practice, this book will teach you everything you need to understand and fully feel the benefits of holistic healing.A Patient’s Guide to Acupuncture offers a comprehensive introduction to acupuncture, including its history and fundamental principles, what to expect during treatment, and how it can help a variety of common ailments. This book is an illuminating reference for anyone who is just beginning to…
This is a self-learning guide of cosmetic acupuncture for an acupuncturist. This book explains cosmetic acupuncture points and insertion techniques with the various pictures and surface anatomy to help the readers easily apply these maneuvers in the clinical field….
Neuropuncture is the clinical manual of a groundbreaking acupuncture system that incorporates neuroscience into its clinical applications for pain management, orthopaedic conditions and internal medicine. It shows acupuncturists how to apply research into the neurophysiological mechanisms of acupuncture and electrical acupuncture to the traditional TCM model of healthcare. The book explains how acupuncture works using Western medical science and illustrates how to apply this knowledge to clinical cases with electrical acupuncture, creating evidence-based acupuncture protocols. These protocols are clinically proven and…
8. Acupressure Card Deck: 50 Pressure Points That Alleviate Pain, Ease Stress and Anxiety, and Restore Health (2010)
Acupressure, the practice of applying finger pressure to specific pressure points throughout the body, has been used for thousands of years to relieve pain, promote relaxation, and heal illness. This card deck shows readers how to use acupressure techniques on themselves or others to naturally alleviate physical and emotional conditions from PMS, to migraines, to carpal tunnel syndrome. Each individual card has a photo that identifies each pressure point or massage technique so that the reader can execute it easily and conveniently while in action. On the flip side, the card explains the technique for…
9. Chinese Scalp Acupuncture (2011)
This new book could make a difference in the life of a patient when no other therapies will help. The authors, who have a combined 60 years of experience using Chinese scalp acupuncture, have given us a true gift: a thorough clinic manual for learning this amazing tool for patients who suffer from seriously debilitating conditions such as the sequelae of stroke, phantom limb pain, PTSD, Meniere’s syndrome, multiple sclerosis, herpes zoster, seizures, essential tremor, and Parkinson’s Disease. Features of this book include: * an introduction to the neuroanatomy and neurophysiology of the brain and scalp for non-Western medical practitioners…
A foundation textbook explaining how point combinations work in acupuncture practice. The book explains how each point works and how best to combine points for good clinical results. Students and practitioners need to respond to clinical challenges in creative and flexible ways and this book guides them in the art of construction of effective treatment protocols. Clinically useful combinations are presented throughout, along with case studies showing the application of theory to practice….
Best Acupuncture Books Worth Your Attention
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Pain, Managed with Acupuncture: Cases of Success
Author(s): Gong, Yinjia
Publisher: , Year: 2020, Size: 26 Mb, Download: epub
Translational Acupuncture Research
Author(s): Ying Xia
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2019, Size: 12 Mb, Download: pdf
Alternative Healing in American History: an Encyclopedia From Acupuncture To Yoga
Author(s): Michael Shally-Jensen
Publisher: Greenwood, Year: 2019, Size: 13 Mb, Download: pdf
Multi-Modality Neuroimaging Study on Neurobiological Mechanisms of Acupuncture
Author(s): Jie Tian (eds.)
Publisher: Springer Singapore, Year: 2018, Size: 9 Mb, Download: pdf
Natural Therapies for Overcoming Opioid Dependency: Control Pain and Recover from Addiction with Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture, Herbs, Nutritional Supplements & Meditation and Lifestyle Practices
Author(s): Catherine Browne DAOM
Publisher: Storey Publishing, LLC, Year: 2018, Size: 4 Mb, Download: pdf
Acupuncture Hack: The Easiest Way To Learn Classical Theories Of Acupuncture
Author(s): Hafiz Fizalia
Publisher: , Year: 2018, Size: 13 Mb, Download: pdf
Acupuncture for Babies, Children and Teenagers: Treating both the Illness and the Child
Author(s): Rebecca Avern; Sarah Hoyle
Publisher: Singing Dragon, Year: 2018, Size: 11 Mb, Download: epub
Natural therapies for overcoming opioid dependency: control pain and recover from addiction with Chinese medicine, acupuncture, herbs, nutritional supplements & meditation and lifestyle practices
Author(s): Catherine Browne;Doctor of Acupuncture;Oriental Medicine
Publisher: , Year: 2018, Size: 4 Mb, Download: epub
The Fundamentals of Acupuncture
Author(s): Ching, Nigel;Buck, Charles
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers;Singing Dragon, Year: 2017;2016, Size: 2 Mb, Download: epub
Digital Urban Acupuncture: Human Ecosystems and the Life of Cities in the Age of Communication, Information and Knowledge
Author(s): Salvatore Iaconesi, Oriana Persico
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2017, Size: 5 Mb, Download: pdf
Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are really hot items according to USA Today, others are drafted by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.