Pricking the Vessels - Bloodletting in Chinese Medicine - 2

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Bloodletting is an essential acupuncture therapy, and has played a key role in Chinese medical practice from the earliest times. Since bloodletting works directly to quicken the blood and expel stasis, it is especially important in the treatment of chronic degenerative diseases, and pain conditions, diseases in which blood stasis is a primary pattern. This will be an in depth look at bloodletting and its clinical applications.

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McCann, H.

Dr. Henry McCann is a licensed acupuncturist and Oriental medicine practitioner in the United States. Dr. McCann completed his entry-level trainig at the New England School of Acupuncture, and then a doctorate in acupuncture and Oriental medicine with specialties in women´s health and geriatric medicine at the Oregon College of Oriential Medicine. He is also a graduate of Oberlin College (BA, BM) and was a Fulbright research fellow to Japan. Dr. McCann has thaught extensively in both the US and Europe. He is on the faculty of the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine (New York) and the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine doctoral program, and is the head lecturer for the Cork institue of Post-Graduate Acupuncture (Ireland). As a writer, Dr. McCann has been published several times in the international Journal of Chineses Medicine and is the author of Pricking the Vessels: Blootletting Therapy in Chinese Medicine. Madison, Amerika

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