Chinese Tuina (Massage) (9787810106511)
Publisher: Shanghai College of Traditional Chinese Medicine
The introduction of this book gives a brief review of the development of Chine tuina, and its acting principles and research such as the relationship between tuina therapy and the theories of yin-yang, five elements, zang fu, qi, blood etc. Meridians and collaterals, commonly used points, approached of tuina liangong, diagnosis, reinforcing and reducing therapies, indications and contraindications of tuina are also introduced. Chapter two deals with commonly used manipulations for adults and infants, including the main points of manipulations, clinical applications, and methods and steps of manipulation practice. Chapter three discusses commonly used auxiliary tuina therapies such as ointment for massage, medicated hot compress, so as to expand clinical application and strengthen its therapeutic effects. Chapter four mainly presents clinical therapies of 38 common adult and infant diseases with tuina. Each disease is concisely interpreted from the view of etiology and pathology of TCM and modern medicine, and all the diagnostic points, basic therapeutic manipulations and modified manipulations with syndrome differentiation are made clear. The last chapter elucidates some easily operated effective self-tuina methods with syndrome differentiation that can be used to treat and prevent diseases in zang and fu organs, and other parts.
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