Illustrations of Guasha Therapy

Based on the holistic view of traditional Chinese medicine, Guasha terhapy can be used in a full range of treatments to promote the body's self-healing ability. It is regarded as a convenient and reliable therapy, since it is safe, effective, and easy to oeprate. In addition, it does not cause any adverse reactions or side effects.
This book consists of three parts. Part A contains the essential theory of Guasha, including a brief introduction, an overview of commonly used tools, basic procedures, body parts and points, operational methods, and indications as well as precautions. Part B contains the practical applications of Guasha therapy in the treatment of common conditions and in health care in general. Finally, the attached chapter provides a collection of typical case studies illustrating the use of Guasha therapy.
With rich contents and straightforward descriptions, this book can serve as a sound reference book for clinicians and medical studetns as well as those who are interested in self care and treatment.

Table of Contents

1 Brief Introduction
2 Common Tools
3 Procedures
4 Common Body Parts and Points Used
5 Preparations Prior to Guasha Therapy
6 Operational Procedures
7 Indications
9 Guasha Therapy for Internal Diseases Sunstroke; Fever; Common cold; Cough; Asthma; Headache; Insomnia; Hypochondriac pain; Vomiting; Hiccups; Gastric pain; Constipation; Vertigo; Hypertension; Facial palsy; Trigeminal neuralgia.
10 Guasha Therapy for Traumatology and External Conditions Stiff neck; Cervical spondylosis; Sprain or strain; Frozen shoulder; Lower back pain; Sciatica; Tennis elbow; Sural spasm.
11 Guasha Therapy for Gynecological and Pediatric Conditions Dyspepsia (food retention); Whooping cough; Dysmenorrhea; Irregular menstruation; Lobula hyperplasia of the mammary gland.
12 Guasha Therapy for Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat Conditions Conjunctivitis; Stye; Toothache; Sore throat.
13 Guasha Therapy for Cosmetology and Health Care Weight loss; Hair loss; Acne; Guasha Therapy for health preservations.

ATTACHED CHAPTER CASE STUDIES OF GUASHA THERAPY 1 Insomnia; 2 Gastric pain; 3 Stiff neck; 4 Constipation; 5 Irregular menstruation; 6 Infantile dyspepsia REFERENCE

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ISBN: 9787532399543
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Published: 2009

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