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Illustrations of Tuina Therapy (English Edition)

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Language: English
Page: 184
Publication Date: 10/2009
ISBN: 9787532399567,7532399567
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This book introduces easy to administer tuina methods for 66 common
diseases. There is a Chinese saying that states, 'sharp tools make good
works; this edition, with colored illustrations, aims to serve as a
sharp tool for those who prefer to deal common conditions using tuina
manipulation.
Table of Contents
Part A Commonly Used Tuina Manipulations
1 Rolling (Gun) manipulation
2 Kneading (Rou) manipulation
3 Circular rubbing (Mo) manipulation
4 Rubbing (Ca) manipulation
5 Pushing (Tui) manipulation
6 Twisting (Cuo) manipulation
7 Vibrating (Don) manipulation
8 Pressing (Ya) manipulation
9 Digital pressing (Dian) manipulation
10 Pinching (Nie) manipulation
11 Twirling (Nian) manipulation
12 Grasping (Na) manipulation
13 Patting (Pal) manipulation
14 Tapping (Ji) manipulation
15 Shaking (Yao) manipulation
16 Pulling (Ban) manipulation
17 Plucking (Tan) manipulation
18 Pulling and stretching (Ba Shen) manipulation
19 Pressing and kneading (An Rou) manipulation
20 Grasping and kneading (Na Rou) manipulation

Part B Tuina Therapy for Common Conditions
1 Stiff neck
2 Cervical spondylosis
3 Acute lumbar sprain
4 Chroniclumbar muscle strain
5 Degenerative spondylitis
6 Transverse process syndrome of the 3rd lumbar vertebra
7 Herniation of the lumbar intervertebrai disc (slipped disk)
8 Closed chest and hypochondrium injury
9 Subluxation of the sacroiliac joints
10 Piriformis syndrome
11 Lumbar myofasciitis
12 Shoulder periarthritis (frozen shoulder)
13 External humeral epicondylitis
14 Internal humeral epicondylitis
15 Sprain/contusion of the wrist joint
16 Carpal-tunnel syndrome
17 Strain of the iliotibial band
18 Osteoarthritis of the knee
19 Sprain/contusion of the ankle joint
20 Tenosynovitis of the long head of the biceps brachii
21 Injury to the medial head of the biceps brachii
22 Supraspinatus tendonitis
23 Subacromial bursitis
24 Bursitis of the olecranon
25 Stenosing tendosynovitis of the radial styloid
26 Phalangeal tendosynovitis
27 Ganglion cyst
28 Sprain of the interphalangeal joint
29 Separation of the distal radioulnar joint with ligament injury
30 Vertebral subluxation
31 Hip joint pain
32 Tarsal tunnel syndrome
33 Sprain of the Achilles s tendon
34 Traumatic synovitis
35 Strain of the intrapatellar fat pad
36 Meniscus injury
37 Gastric pain
38 Gastroptosis
39 Diarrhea
40 Constipation
41 Hypertension
42 Headache
43 Insomnia
44 Post-stroke sequela
45 Biliary colic
46 Infantile cough
47 Infantile fever
48 Infantile diarrhea
49 Infantile vomiting
50 Infantile constipation
51 Infantile enuresis
52 Infantile myogenic torticollis
53 Infantile subluxation of the radial head
54 Infantile night crying
55 Chronic prostatitis
56 Impotence
57 Depression syndrome
58 Irregular menstruation
59 Chronic pelvic inflammation
60 Acute mastitis
61 Dysmenorrhea
62 Menopausal syndrome
63 Toothache
64 Temoporomandibularjoint disorder
65 Peripheral facial palsy
66 Myopia
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Sample pages of Illustrations of Tuina Therapy (English Edition) (ISBN:9787532399567,7532399567)

Sample pages of Illustrations of Tuina Therapy (English Edition) (ISBN:9787532399567,7532399567)
Tuina manipulations are used by practitioners toprevent and treat conditions using hands or other bodyparts over the treatment area.
The quality of tuina manipulation is vital to ensure theeffect of the treatment. Effective manipulations need tobe lasting, forceful, even, soft, and penetrating to dredgemeridians, circulate qi and blood, lubricate joints andregulate the functions of zang-fu organs.
The practice of tuina involves moving technique andincreased force of the fingers, wrist and arm. Beginners canpractice on a sandbag first and then on the human body. Forsandbag practice, one needs to prepare a muslin bag sizedin 8 cunx5 cun containing clean yellow sand (small piecesof sponge can make the sandbag more elastic). Tighten thebag at first and gradually loosen it. After that, one can startto do comprehensive practice on the human body, such ashead, face, neck and nape, arms, legs, shoulder and back,low back and buttocks, chest and hypochondriac region,and abdomen.
In addition to manipulation techniques, tuinapractitioners should also practice increasing the forceof fingers, wrist and arms by doing push-ups, dumbbellraises and pinch meter. Furthermore, they should practiceimproving coordination through Yi Jin Jing and Shao LinNei Gong.
1. Rolling (Gun) manipulation
Operation: With naturally-bent fingers and arelaxed shoulder, place the dorsal aspect of the 5thmetacarpophalangeal joint over the treatment area androll the hypothenar and dorsum of hand back and forthcontinuously.
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