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 DVD 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.
Section 1 Cupping therapy
Chapter 1 History of cupping
Chapter 2 Benefits of cupping therapy
Chapter 3 Preparing for cupping
Chapter 4 Therapies that benefit from cupping
Chapter 5 The cupping procedure
Chapter 6 What to expect during and after cupping therapy
Chapter 7 Eleven methods of cupping therapy
Chapter 8 Cupping therapy on children
Chapter 9 Cupping therapy on adults
Chapter 10 How often can cupping be applied?
Section 2 Treatment of common disorders
Chapter 11 Cupping therapy in the treatment
Chapter 12 Notes on miscellaneous disorders
Chapter 13 Precautions and contraindications
Chapter 14 Sports injuries
Chapter 15 Myofascial Trigger Points cupping therapy