ISBN: 9780702065620
Page Count: 372
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
List Price: $80.95

Traditional Chinese Medicine Cupping Therapy - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 3rd Edition

by Ilkay Z. Chirali, MBAcC RCHM
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
ISBN: 9780702065620
Page Count: 372
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
List Price: $80.95
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This new edition continues to offer readers a comprehensive exploration and description of techniques of cupping in the context of Traditional Chinese Medicine theory. Extensively updated throughout, and with a new website containing videos and a downloadable image bank, this volume will be ideal for students and practitioners of Traditional Chinese Medicine, and all other complementary health practitioners looking to expand their skill base.

    • Explains cupping therapy clearly, allowing the practitioner immediate access to a set of skills for everyday application
    • Well illustrated to support the guidelines discussed in the text
    • Includes website containing video clips showing 11 methods of cupping therapy plus picture gallery of more than 150 colour photographs
    • Gives practical guidelines on the use of cupping in helping to treat more than 30 common conditions
    • Looks closely at issues of safety, expectation and theoretical principles of action
    • Text clarified and updated throughout, with an expanded artwork program and improved layout and design
    • New chapters by specialist contributors cover Cupping’s Folk Heritage, Buddhist Medicine, and Thai Lanna Medicine
    • New chapter on Cosmetic Cupping Techniques
    • New section addressing Frequently Asked Questions
    • An expanded discussion about the benefits of cupping therapy, including the treatment of new pathological conditions including myofascial pain
    • Includes new evidence-based research on the effects of cupping therapy, including a systematic review
  • Chapter 1 Traditional Chinese Medicine Cupping Therapy

    Chapter 2 Cupping’s folk heritage, Bruce Bentley

    Chapter 3.1 Cupping in Buddhist Medicine, Pedro Pavia

    Chapter 3.2 Cupping in Thailand’s Traditional Lanna Medicine, Kei Ngu

    Chapter 4 Benefits of Cupping Therapy

    Chapter 5 Preparing the patient for cupping treatment

    Chapter 6 Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) therapies

    Chapter 7 The Cupping Procedure

    Chapter 8 What to Expect During and After Cupping Therapy

    Chapter 9 Twelve Methods of Cupping Therapy

    Chapter 10 Cupping Therapy on Children and Adults

    Chapter 11 Cosmetic Cupping Therapy

    Chapter 12 Cupping Therapy in the Treatment of Common Disorders

    Chapter 13 Treating Miscellaneous Disorders with Cupping Therapy

    Chapter 14 Sports Injuries

    Chapter 15 Myofascial Trigger Points Cupping Therapy

    Chapter 16 Cupping Therapy Evidence-Based Research Ilkay Chirali,

    Roz Gibbs, Mark Bovey, Hossam Metwally, Hujian Cao and team

    Chapter 17 Part 1 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)/Part 2 Precautions and Contraindications

  • Ilkay Z. Chirali, MBAcC RCHM, Member of the Register of British Acupuncture Council, Member of the Register of Chinese Herbal Medicine; Private practitioner, Acupuncture and Stress Therapy Clinic, London; Lecturer, Cupping and Traditional Chinese Medicine
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