New PDF release: Tui Na: A manual of Chinese massage therapy

By Sarah Pritchard

ISBN-10: 0443069034

ISBN-13: 9780443069031

Tui na: The chinese language therapeutic massage Manual is a finished and good proven instruction manual for college students and practitioners of Tui na within the West.

the writer describes the roots and improvement of Tui na, the way it works therapeutically with the context of Chinse drugs, and the way to develop into an efficient Tui na practitioner.

The e-book includes targeted and obviously illustrated descriptions of Tui na recommendations, tips on how to perform them, their medical purposes and healing results. beginning region exercises are supplied to aid the advance and fluidity of handbook talents and to provide an preliminary constitution for development treatments.

The publication has a different method of developing and making plans Tui na remedies. heading off the prescriptive technique frequently hired, the writer discusses the rules of perform and permits the scholar practitioner to make offerings and formulate remedies via bringing jointly their wisdom and talents. Frameworks are supplied, and methods, tools and ways steered for providing styles of disharmony in the therapy of universal ailments.

The e-book features

- Over one hundred twenty photos basically illustrating the techniques

- the appliance of the ancillary treatments of cupping, gua sha and moxibustion

- the appliance of exterior natural media

- `Tips for perform' effortless connection with aid the educational of techniques

- Case histories illustrating the therapy of universal scientific ailments

- remedy beginning zone routines

- Yin and yang kinds of practice

- Demonstration of ways to mix Tui na and acupuncture in practice

- a similar sequence of video clips (available on-line) displaying tips to practice the entire significant techniques

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Use it for: Tips for practice • Digestive disorders like IBS, colitis, constipation and diarrhea, epigastric, abdominal, hypochondriac pain and distension and oppressive feelings in the chest • Menstrual and fertility problems to move Qi and Blood and warm the Lower Jiao and Kidneys • Headaches, insomnia, shock, anxiety and depression Ma fa wiping Ma fa, like Tui fa, is one of the easier techniques to acquire. It is a gentle, brisk technique used mainly on the face, head and neck to calm the mind and bring Qi and Blood to the sense organs, thereby improving their functions.

When someone injured themselves they would literally be rubbed better. As the healing properties of the natural environment were discovered, injuries would be treated by rubbing with herbal preparations – this became known as Gao mo. Mo fa is soothing, relaxing and comforting to receive and to give. It is generally applied by using the palm of one hand. In digestive or gynecological problems with underlying Deficiency, Mo fa is applied to the belly with the palms joined; this is often referred to as tai chi Mo fa.

Clinical application and therapeutic effects 51 Techniques and methods Basic techniques SECTION two Tips for practice • Remember, Tan bo fa often produces an intense sensation that some would describe as pain, so start gently and gradually increase the intensity of the plucking. • Work with your patient’s breath. • Even though the technique is quite harsh, keep your Qi and your hands soft. • Try to get in underneath the sinew then pluck over it like a guitar string. • Use dispersing techniques frequently when using a lot of Tan bo fa to clear and release stagnant and pathogenic Qi.

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