Dr Clare Stephenson, General Practitioner, Oxford, UK and author of The Complementary Therapist's Guide to Clinical Medicine
Peter Mole has written a perfect introduction to acupuncture for anyone interested in understanding its ancient origins, principles, methods and why it is still a potent therapy relevant for people in the 21st century. With its clear structure and accessible language, this book is an ideal introduction for anyone planning to have acupuncture. I would readily recommend it to any of my patients considering acupuncture treatment to inspire confidence and to dispel any misconceptions about this profound system of medicine.
John Hicks, PhD, Joint Principal and Co-Founder of the College of Integrated Chinese Medicine, Reading, UK
For students and anyone considering treatment or undergoing acupuncture, this book is a must-read. For students, this overview make study more meaningful. For patients, understanding the process of treatment makes the experience richer.
Lynn Walmsley, doctor of Western Medicine, Bristol, UK
This book is a fascinating and detailed exploration of the philosophy, principles, and practice of acupuncture. Punctuated with cases and enriched with quotes from ancient texts, the book reveals why this ancient system of medicine remains effective and relevant for those seeking health of mind, body and spirit today.