Tuina/Massage Manipulations: Basic Principles and Techniques

Tuina/Massage Manipulations:  Basic Principles and Techniques

Tuina/Massage Manipulations: Basic Principles and Techniques

Brand Singing Dragon
Unit Size 216mm x 138mm / 8.5in x 5.5in, 112pp
Properties 2011, paperback, ISBN: 978-1-84819-058-0
English name Tuina/Massage Manipulations: Basic Principles and Techniques
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Tuina/ Massage Manipulations Basic Principles and Techniques Editor in Chief: Li Jiangshan Tuina, also known as Chinese massage, is one of the cornerstones of Chinese medicine. This comprehensive introduction is written with the needs of the student and beginning practitioner in mind, and covers all the basic principles of the manipulation techniques required to practise Tuina. Manipulations are a core component of the study of Tuina as they are the primary method of carrying out treatment. They are also the most difficult skills to master. This book introduces the definitions, classifications and requirements of each Tuina manipulation, describing the main points, cautions and clinical applications, as well as providing detailed instructions for how each manipulation should be performed. Every explanation is accompanied by a diagram, and the accompanying DVD (for PC only) demonstrates all the techniques in action. This book will be an essential learning tool for students, and a handy reference for beginning practitioners. Contents 1. Concept of Chinese Tuina Manipulations. 2. Swinging Manipulations. 3. Rubbing Manipulations. 4. Vibration Manipulations. 5. Compression Manipulations. 6. Striking Manipulations. 7. Joint Manipulation Techniques. Author information Assistant Professor Li Jiangshan has a doctorate degree in Acupuncture, Moxibustion and Tuina. He is the assistant director of the Tuina Committee of the Hunan Province TCM Association and a member of the Tuina Committee of the Chinese Medical Association. His primary research focus is 'Research on the Physiological Effect of Tuina Manipulations' and 'Clinical Research on the Prevention and Treatment of Sub-Health Conditions with Tuina'. He has been awarded six provincial second and third place awards for Science and Technology Advancement.


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