|Posted on Monday, July 30, 2007 - 18:52: |
Here is a picture of the anatomy of the ear giving salient features used to locate auricular points.
|Posted on Tuesday, November 11, 2008 - 00:53: |
The reason I have posted this is that an inaccuracy of nomenclature is creeping in under the guise of "Modern Auricular Acupuncture Nomenclature".
The Antihelix bifrecates into upper and lower legs or branches. The upper is called the upper leg or superior crus and the lower is called the lower leg or inferior crus. These two crura run either side of the triangular fossa. It is a body with two legs not a three legged body as has been deemed by some "Modern Acupuncture texts". This is consistent with the Lingua franca of Anatomy. The sad thing is that an inaccuracy of nomenclatrue like this is picked up and perpetrated by other writers.
|Posted on Sunday, November 23, 2008 - 18:27: |
Speaking to the issue of errors creeping into the Auricular Acupuncture Literature I've posted my say at: