The Essentials of Chinese Massotherapy


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Author: Jin Yicheng and Peng Jian
Language: English
ISBN/ISSN: 7119014161
Published on: 2002-01


This book is a systematic summing-up of the achievements of Chinese massotherapy and a comprehensive and detailed research into its academic origin and development, basic theories, fundamental knowledge, basic manipulations, physical exercises, and its concrete application in clinical practice and health maintenance. It includes the main massotherapic works and a wealth of other documents of the various periods in China, brings together the fruits of modern massotherapic research from home and abroad in the past five decades, summarized the clinical experience of massotherapists of various periods, and brings to light hundreds of almost-lost methods of treatment.

【Main Contents】

Part One Historical Survey
Part Two Fundamentals
Chapter One Basic Knowledge
Chapter Two Fundamental Theory
Chapter Three Modern Researches
Part Three Meridians and Acupuncture Points
Chapter One Meridians
Chapter Two Acupoints
Chapter Three Specific Points
Part Four Menipulations
Chapter One Nomenclatures and Classification of Manipulations
Chapter Two Methods of Manipulative Training
Chapter Three Massage Manipulations
Chapter Four Manipulation Methods of Massotherapy
Part Five Herbal Massotherapy
Part Six Physical Exercises
Chapter One Introduction
Chapter Two Muscle-Transforming Exercises
Chapter Three The Shaolin Internal Exercises
Chapter Four Functional Expercises
Part Seven Massotherapy Treatment for Injuries and Diseases
Chapter One Traumas
Chapter Two External Diseases
Chapter Three Internal Diseases
Chapter Four Pediatric Diseases
Part Eight Health Preservation
Chapter One Massotherapy for Health Preservation on Different Parts of the Body
Chapter Two Self-Massotherapy for Common Diseases

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