The Acupuncture Handbook: How Acupuncture Works and How It Can Help You
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The Acupuncture Handbook: How Acupuncture Works and How It Can Help You

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From how to find the right practitioner to which of the "Five Element" types you are—all the basics of this widely accepted yet little understood therapy

Acupuncture is one of the most popular complementary therapies available to the general public, and yet many know little about it, what it can be used for, and how it works. Thisguideexplains how acupuncture works and what...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published February 1st 2011 by Piatkus Books (first published June 23rd 2005)
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I finally found one of my library books on acupuncture that taught me about the subject in an easy to understand sort of way - yae! If you're looking for a book that is a good overview about acupuncture this one qualifies. I read through it all in one sitting...a long sitting, but still it only took one night. I now have a better understanding of what happens and why when acupuncturists track your pulses and use the needles in different places. Glad I finally found an easy to understand book abo...more
I'm sure this would be an interesting read, but as the treatment I am having on my elbow is having no effect, I am no longer interested in knowing more about the subject.
Jun 25, 2011 Sasha rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: anyone who has already had a treatment
Pretty informative. There's a lot to process and the author could have explained a little more, but I understand the book is meant to be an overview and not a textbook.
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