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Foundations of Acupuncture in Traditional Chinese Medicine

Foundations of Acupuncture in

Traditional Chinese Medicine

A Synopsis


Don Wetsel, MA, LAc, NCBTMB

Diplomate in Acupuncture (NCCAOM) , Educational Kinesiology Foundation International Faculty

Originally conceived as a national board preparation text (Foundations of Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture) for students at Jung Tao School of Classical Chinese Medicine, this book has much broader applications and is a much-needed synopsis on Acupuncture from a TCM perspective.   

This text provides excellent summary and review material for the Foundations of Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture national boards.  It provides a broad-based overview for those who want to learn Traditional Chinese Medicine, but haven’t attended acupuncture school.   It also makes an excellent synopsis for those who are now in private practice.  

If you are new to TCM, you may need additional support to familiarize yourself with the language of TCM. I found Maciocia’s: The Foundations of Chinese Medicine to be the most readable of the foundations texts.  He gives you a way to think about TCM.  Even when I disagreed with his statements or I had a more complete energetic understanding, his explanations were helpful to provide a basic understanding of TCM.

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