Traditional Chinese Medicine Cupping Therapy   E Book Book

Traditional Chinese Medicine Cupping Therapy E Book


  • Author : Ilkay Z. Chirali
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2014-06-27
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 372
  • ISBN 10 : 9780702058349

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Traditional Chinese Medicine Cupping Therapy E Book Excerpt :

This new edition explores and describes techniques of cupping in the context of TCM theory. It provides a clear and detailed set of practical guidelines to applying this technique for various common conditions, and looks closely at issues of safety, expectation and theoretical principles of action. This new edition includes new scientific research on cupping therapy and the effect on the immune system as well as new material on muscular pain, stress management and cupping therapy and sports medicine. A dedicated website complements the text with video clips showing the eleven methods of cupping therapy. DVD containing 12 video clips showing the use of cupping in practice. Unique scienfitic research on cupping therapy and the effect on the immune system. LI>16 page colour plate section containing 63 halftones. New page layout including new features. Thoroughly revised and updated throughout with more details allocated to individual treatment and methods. LI>New material on muscular pain, stress management and cupping therapy and sports medicine.

Traditional Chinese Medicine Cupping Therapy Book

Traditional Chinese Medicine Cupping Therapy


  • Author : Ilkay Zihni Chirali
  • Publisher : Churchill Livingstone
  • Release Date : 2014-06-15
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 321
  • ISBN 10 : 0702043524

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Traditional Chinese Medicine Cupping Therapy Excerpt :

This new edition continues to offer readers a comprehensive exploration and description of techniques of cupping in the context of Traditional Chinese Medicine theory. Extensively updated throughout, and with a new website containing videos and a downloadable image bank, this volume will be ideal for students and practitioners of Traditional Chinese Medicine, and all other complementary health practitioners looking to expand their skill base. Explains cupping therapy clearly, allowing the practitioner immediate access to a set of skills for everyday application Well illustrated to support the guidelines discussed in the text Includes website containing video clips showing 11 methods of cupping therapy plus picture gallery of more than 150 colour photographs Gives practical guidelines on the use of cupping in helping to treat more than 30 common conditions Looks closely at issues of safety, expectation and theoretical principles of action Text clarified and updated throughout, with an expanded artwork program and improved layout and design New chapters by specialist contributors cover Cupping's Folk Heritage, Buddhist Medicine, and Thai Lanna Medicine New chapter on Cosmetic Cupping Techniques New section addressing Frequently Asked Questions An expanded discussion about the benefits of cupping therapy, including the treatment of new pathological conditions including myofascial pain Includes new evidence-based research on the effects of cupping therapy, including a systematic review

Cupping Therapy for Muscles and Joints Book

Cupping Therapy for Muscles and Joints


  • Author : Kenneth Choi
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2021-03-23
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN 10 : 9781646042296

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Cupping Therapy for Muscles and Joints Excerpt :

The ultimate, step-by-step guide to understanding and using the traditional Chinese medicinal art of cupping to reduce pain and heal injuries. An important part of Traditional Chinese Medicine for thousands of years, cupping has recently gained widespread acclaim for its many benefits. It may look like some kind of torture and temporarily leave strange circles on your skin, but it’s so effective that everyone from professional athletes to famous celebrities is using it to improve their health and well being. In this book, you will discover what cupping is, how it works, and which cupping techniques would be best for you. You will learn the science behind the suction and the many conditions and ailments it can alleviate, including: • Lower Back Strain • Tennis Elbow • Wrist and Forearm Pain • Neck and Shoulder Injuries • Sore Hamstrings • Knee Pain • Allergies • Insomnia • Anxiety and Stress • Constipation • Eczema • Menstruation

A Practical Guide to Cupping Therapy Book

A Practical Guide to Cupping Therapy


  • Author : Wu Zhongchao
  • Publisher : Tuttle Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-01-14
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 200
  • ISBN 10 : 9781602200418

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A Practical Guide to Cupping Therapy Excerpt :

This comprehensive guide to Chinese cupping therapy details this traditional and effective treatment with extensive clinical examples, commentary, and detailed diagrams. Cupping therapy delivers healing effects by improving blood circulation, promoting smoother flow of qi through meridian points and dispelling cold and dampness in the body. It involves local suction on the skin through vacuum created by heating and subsequent cooling of the air in the cup. Because of its easy application and immediate effects, cupping therapy has been practiced in China since time immemorial and remains to this day as a form of traditional medicine for treating illnesses and enhancing health. With solid grounding in both theory and clinical practice, the author introduces the fundamental principles of cupping therapy and areas that require special attention, which are followed by techniques of cupping for targeted ailments. The book covers nine areas: internal medicine, surgery, ENT and ophthalmology, dermatology, andrology, gynecology, and pediatrics (with 73 common illnesses), as well as sub-health condition and health and complexion enhancement, with cupping options for various target skin areas. A Comprehensive Guide to Cupping Therapy contains: A therapy for healing, enhancing health and improving quality of life through the natural way of traditional Chinese medicine Techniques of cupping that can be quickly mastered to help yourself heal, with easy to follow illustrations Tips from a medical professional on having a better diet and life style to prevent illness and gain a healthy complexion.

Gua sha   E Book Book

Gua sha E Book


  • Author : Arya Nielsen
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2014-09-05
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : 9780702052965

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Gua sha E Book Excerpt :

‘Sometimes called coining, spooning or scraping, Gua sha is defined as instrument-assisted unidirectional press-stroking of a lubricated area of the body surface that intentionally creates ‘transitory therapeutic petechiae’ representing extravasation of blood in the subcutis.’ Gua sha has been used for centuries in Asia, in Asian immigrant communities and by acupuncturists and practitioners of traditional East Asian medicine worldwide. With the expansion of traditional East Asian medicine, Gua sha has been used over broad geographic areas and by millions of people. It is valuable in the treatment of pain and for functional problems with impaired movement, the prevention and treatment of acute infectious illness, upper respiratory and digestive problems, and many acute or chronic disorders. Research has demonstrated Gua sha radically increases surface microperfusion that stimulates immune and anti-inflammatory responses that persist for days after treatment. The second edition expands on the history of Gua sha and similar techniques used in early Western Medicine, detailing traditional theory, purpose and application and illuminated by science that focuses its relevance to modern clinical practice as well as scholarly inquiry. This book brings the technique alive for practitioners, with clear discussion of how to do it – including correct technique, appropriate application, individualization of treatment – and when to use it, with over 50 case examples, and superb color photographs and line drawings that demonstrate the technique. NEW TO THIS EDITION • New chapter on immediate and significant Tongue changes as a direct result of Gua sha • Research and biomechanisms • Literature review from Chinese language as well as English language medical journal database • New case studies • Over 30 color photographs

A Compendium of Essays on Alternative Therapy Book

A Compendium of Essays on Alternative Therapy


  • Author : Arup Bhattacharya
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2012-01-20
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 294
  • ISBN 10 : 9789533078632

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A Compendium of Essays on Alternative Therapy Excerpt :

A Compendium of Essays on Alternative Therapy is aimed at both conventional and alternate therapy practitioners, besides serving as an educational tool for students and lay persons on the progress made in the field. While this resource is not all-inclusive, it does reflect the current theories from different international experts in the field. This will hopefully stimulate more research initiatives, funding, and critical insight in the already increasing demand for alternate therapies that has been evidenced worldwide.

Cupping Therapy for Bodyworkers Book

Cupping Therapy for Bodyworkers


  • Author : Ilkay Zihni Chirali
  • Publisher : Singing Dragon
  • Release Date : 2018-08-21
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN 10 : 9780857013163

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Cupping Therapy for Bodyworkers Excerpt :

Cupping therapy is a Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) technique that has been used for thousands of years as a highly effective treatment for a variety of conditions, including skin conditions and musculoskeletal complaints. Many bodyworkers are very interested in learning about how to use Cupping Therapy within their own specialties, and this book is for them. Drawing on 40 years of expertise, Ilkay Chirali provides a wealth of information on cupping for those without TCM knowledge, covering safety information, equipment and the different variations of cupping and their best uses. Beautifully illustrated with over 120 full-colour photos, it empowers physiotherapists, massage therapists, sports medicine professionals and beauty therapists to add cupping therapy to their toolbox of techniques.

The Guide to Modern Cupping Therapy Book

The Guide to Modern Cupping Therapy


  • Author : Shannon Gilmartin
  • Publisher : Robert Rose
  • Release Date : 2017-09
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 0778805832

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The Guide to Modern Cupping Therapy Excerpt :

An ancient technique has found its place in the modern world of healing. In recent years countless high profile athletes and celebrities have been sporting distinctive circular "cupping" welts on their bodies -- the back and shoulder area being most common. Dating back thousands of years, cupping is a form of alternative medicine. The cups create suction and help with pain, inflammation, blood flow, deep relaxation and can even provide relief for sciatica and sinus congestion. Massage Cupping body therapy is a modern and modified version of cupping therapy that creates suction and negative pressure through the use of both stationary and moving cups. These cups are available at pharmacies and do not use heat like old-fashioned glass cupping -- making them entirely safe and easy for home use. Shannon Gilmartin is a Certified Massage Cupping and MediCupping Educator who teaches this wonderfully diverse therapy and has witnessed the positive outcomes for patients. This book shares all her extraordinary professional and hands-on experience, so that everyone can experience the positive benefits of cupping. Nearly 200 step-by-step photos and full color pages make it easy to follow this expert instruction. The book includes: The history of cupping, the types of cups and the many therapeutic benefits of cupping from skeletal and muscular to the digestive and nervous systems What to expect after a cupping session including comprehensive safety and techniques information Applications for common conditions that range from stress and back tension to frozen shoulder, carpal tunnel syndrome, TMJD (temporomandibular joint dysfunction) and even acid reflux A section for speciality applications like athletic performance, prenatal therapy and working with inflammation (acute vs. chronic).

Ba Guan Book

Ba Guan


  • Author : Grit Nusser
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2018-08-31
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 92
  • ISBN 10 : 9783752873016

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Ba Guan Excerpt :

For more than 3000 Years Ba Guan or the Cupping is an important part of the national medicine in many cultures. The blood circulation is improved, muscle pain and tensions are relieved, the pores of the skin are opened and the formation of sweat leads to inner detoxification. The balance between Yin and Yang is established. This book does not claim to replace the doctor or the non-medical practitioner, but it is a simple and useful guide as you can use Ba Guan in many complaints. This method is - if following the rules - simple, safe, inexpensive, very successful and helps to prevent, relieve or support a prescribed therapy.

Practical Pain Management Book

Practical Pain Management


  • Author : C. David Tollison
  • Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 860
  • ISBN 10 : 0781731607

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Practical Pain Management Excerpt :

Thoroughly revised to reflect contemporary diagnostics and treatment, this Third Edition is a comprehensive and practical reference on the assessment and management of acute and chronic pain. This edition features 14 new chapters and is filled with new information on invasive procedures...pharmacologic interventions...neuraxial pharmacotherapy...physical and occupational therapies...diagnostic techniques...pain in terminally ill patients...cancer pain...visceral pain...rheumatologic disorders...managed care...and medicolegal issues. Reorganized with two new sections focusing on diagnostics and cancer pain. A Brandon-Hill recommended title.

Islamic Cupping   Hijamah Book

Islamic Cupping Hijamah


  • Author : Dr Feroz Osman-Latib
  • Publisher : EDI Publishers
  • Release Date : 2013-10-31
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 132
  • ISBN 10 : 9780991145508

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Islamic Cupping Hijamah Excerpt :

This text is the most complete and up to date book on Hijamah at this time, it cuts straight into the subject and quenches the curiosity of the reader whether it be a layperson, prospective patient or seasoned medical professional. Dr Latib's experience and insight into Hijamah and traditional medicine as well as his rigor in correlating it with scientific findings is reflected throughout this guide. He shares with us the complete and comprehensive depth to this topic and empowers the reader in understanding and applying the concepts, rules and guidelines regarding Hijamah in order to improve general health and benefit from this oft misunderstood and sometimes feared medical procedure

Cupping Therapy Book

Cupping Therapy


  • Author : Eckert Jordan
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020-09-05
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 38
  • ISBN 10 : 9798683085261

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Cupping Therapy Excerpt :

CUPPING THERAPYThe Comprehensive Guide to Natural Healing Approach and Traditional Chinese Medicine Cupping therapy is an antiquated type of elective medication where an advisor puts unique cups on your skin for a couple of moments to make attractions. Individuals get it for some, reasons, incorporating to help with torment, irritation, blood stream, unwinding and prosperity, and as a sort of profound tissue rub.GET YOUR COPY TODAY

Treating Children with Chinese Dietary Therapy Book

Treating Children with Chinese Dietary Therapy


  • Author : Sandra Robertson
  • Publisher : Singing Dragon
  • Release Date : 2021-06-21
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9781787753198

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Treating Children with Chinese Dietary Therapy Excerpt :

Chinese Dietary Therapy is one of the pillars of Chinese medicine and has a large role to play in health. This comprehensive book allows practitioners to add this important element to their paediatric practice and to advise parents on positive food choices for their children. With childhood allergies, asthma, ADHD, obesity and childhood diabetes on the rise, this indispensable resource provides advice on using food as medicine for particular common ailments - such as chronic coughs, colds, stomach aches and constipation. It describes how to use food to prevent illness in children and for long-term health benefits, with a focus on strengthening digestion for a resilient immune system. It also demonstrates how diet can bring the body closer to a state of balance by living in accordance with seasons and the world around us, and listening to the body's intuitions. Focusing on the pivotal role of digestion in a resilient and better immune system for optimal health, Treating Children with Chinese Dietary Therapy gives practitioners of Chinese medicine a resource to bring this ancient awareness to today's parents.

Sports Cupping Book

Sports Cupping


  • Author : Maggie Hansen
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2018-06-03
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN 10 : 1720495432

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Sports Cupping Excerpt :

Have you ever hurt yourself while working out? Are you looking for a simple, inexpensive treatment method? Cupping could be the answer! For thousands of years, cupping has been practiced in countries like China, Egypt, and Greece. By heating a glass cup and pressing it against pressure points on the body, therapists can encourage healing and promote good health. If you're cupping at home, you will use the vacuum-cupping method, which replaces glass cups with plastic, rubber, or silicone, so you don't need to involve fire. This therapy has become increasingly popular among athletes who frequently deal with sore muscles, stretched ligaments, and other health problems. In Sports Cupping - A Beginner's Guide to Cupping Therapy for Athletes at Any Level, you'll learn about the history of cupping and all its benefits. According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, all of life is sustained by energy known as "qi," and the human body is no exception. Unfortunately, the flow of qi can stagnate because of injuries and cause symptoms like pain, dizziness, and decreased athletic performance. By applying cupping, you can activate healthy qi flow again, strengthen your immune system, and prevent diseases. In this book, you'll learn how to treat injuries like: Hamstring strains Groin pulls Shin splints Lower back pain Knee injuries Tennis elbow Neck pain We'll also cover health conditions that can affect an athlete's performance, like anxiety, depression, nausea, and insomnia. If you're an active person or a professional athlete, you are at risk for injuries. This book provides you with detailed guides on where to cup and other treatment options like changes in your diet and herbal medicine. You'll also learn about specific essential oils and herbs that can enhance your cupping experience, and complementary treatments that therapists often offer. An injury shouldn't stop you from achieving your athletic goals. Educate yourself on an ancient and effective treatment method, and become s

Chinese Nutrition Therapy Book
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Chinese Nutrition Therapy


  • Author : Joerg Kastner
  • Publisher : Thieme
  • Release Date : 2011-01-01
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 292
  • ISBN 10 : 9783131475619

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Kastner's Chinese Nutrition Therapy is an excellent introduction to Chinese dietetics for both students and practitioners of Chinese medicine ... I whole-heartedly endorse his book.--Nigel Wiseman For millennia, the Chinese have taught that a healthy, appropriate diet is an integral part of maintaining good health and healing various disorders. Here, the author demystifies Chinese dietetics, one of the pillars of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Joerg Kastner provides an introduction to the principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine and the energetics of foods. Emphasizing a holistic approach throughout, Chinese Nutrition Therapy provides readers with tools for integrating the principles of Chinese dietetics into their daily lives. The book includes a comprehensive classification of more than 300 readily available foods such as vegetables, grains, herbs and spices, fruit, meat, seafood, dairy products, oils and fats, and more. Numerous clinical examples and treatment suggestions artfully combine Western medical conditions with Chinese diagnostic techniques. For this second edition the section on clinical examples has been expanded by detailed chapters on the treatment of obesity and physical and / or emotional fatigue. The explanation of causes of diseases according to Traditional Chinese Medicine, the different symptoms, and the lists of recommended foods and foods to avoid are supplemented by advice on the adequate acupuncture treatment. Highlights: Descriptions of Chinese dietetics in practice and discussions of dietary factors, such as seasonal adaptations and differing requirements for children and seniors Practical tips on how to adapt Chinese nutrition therapy to Western products and cooking methods Clinical examples covering the major organ systems A handy A to Z list of common foods and their healing characteristics An essential reference for students and practitioners of Traditional Chinese Medicine, this user-friendly book will also be valued by nutritionist