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Traditional Chinese Medicine Cupping Therapy

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Traditional Chinese Medicine Cupping Therapy provides a clear and detailed set of practical guidelines for the application of techniques of cupping in the context of TCM theory.

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Traditional Chinese Medicine Cupping Therapy 3rd edition (2014) provides a clear and detailed set of practical guidelines for the application of techniques of cupping in the context of TCM theory.

Exploring the role of cupping in a variety of clinical contexts – which range from the treatment of children to the effective management of sports injuries and myofascial pain – this well-established, highly successful volume retains its useful step-by-step approach to the effective application of traditional cupping techniques with special emphasis on issues of safety, expectation and theoretical principles of action. Richly illustrated throughout, the latest edition of Traditional Chinese Medicine Cupping Therapy has been broadened to include discussion of the role of cupping in the management of an expanded range of pathological disorders and includes new chapters on Cupping Therapy Evidence-Based Research,Cupping’s Folk Heritage, Cupping in Buddhist Medicine, Cosmetic Cupping Techniques and Cupping in Thailand’s Traditional Lanna Medicine .

Retaining the clear, accessible writing style that so readily characterised the success of earlier editions, Traditional Chinese Medicine Cupping Therapy 3e now comes with a website which contains a selection of practical videos showing the techniques explored and a fully downloadable image bank.

KEY FEATURES
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

AUTHOR INFORMATION
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

Contents

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