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Each of these books is one we consider especially valuable in the study and practice of Chinese medicine and related activities. Wherever possible we include contents pages, reviews and sample text.
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Packaging policy: please note that we use biodegradable packaging for all our shipments. This includes all-paper protective bags, paper-based sealing tape, cornstarch or paper fillers and recycled content card boxes.
Energy Medicine East and West: A Natural History of Qi provides a unique, comprehensive overview of Qi or bio energy for students and practitioners of energy medicines, Chinese and Oriental Medicine, and all disciplines of Complementary and Integrative Medicine.
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Pediatric Tui Na is a subfield of Tui Na with its own theoretical system. Safe, noninvasive, and extremely effective, pediatric Tui Na plays a very important role in preventing and treating children's diseases.
Written for physiotherapists who have already received a basic training in acupuncture and who wish to extend their practice and achieve an intermediate standard of knowledge.
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A clinical reference manual for the evaluation and treatment of muscle pain.
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Describes specific preparation instructions and uses for over 250 Chinese herbs.
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A multiple-choice format book to assist students preparing for certification exams in the USA, although as a self-study and self-testing manual it is invaluable for any student or studying practitioner.
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Every practitioner of acupuncture is confronted with the same problem: how do I choose points to treat a particular patient at a particular time? For the complex conditions most often seen in Western clinics, rote prescriptions are rarely effective. Through his decades-long experience as a practitioner, Dr. Jean-Marc Kespi has returned to the ancient roots of acupuncture and developed an approach to choosing the best points for a given situation.
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This book is a major step in the dissemination of Qin Bo-Wei’s ideas. Perhaps more importantly, it represents a highly refined vision of how Chinese medicine can be understood in the West
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Palpation is a crucial part of the four physical examinations, but many practitioners have not been adequately trained in this important diagnostic pillar. This DVD introduces diagnostic methods of palpation of the head and neck, chest and rib-sides, abdomen, muscles, skin, extremities, and acupoints.
Shoulder injury is a common reason patients seek Chinese medical care. Whether due to sports injuries,work or the wear and tear of life,. soft-tissue may produce significant and lasting discomfort. Tui Na is one of the most effective therapies for soft-tissue injuries of the shoulder, but thus far few English teaching materials have adequately covered the topic.
The Fu Ke Xin Fa Yao Jue is the gynaecology section of the imperial compilation known as the Golden Mirror of Orthodox Medicine.
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Written for acupuncturists and practitioners in the fields of complementary medicine searching for effective ways to guide patients through emotional, psychological, and spiritual difficulties as part of the healing process.
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The Great Compendium of Acupuncture and Moxibustion by Yang Jizhou is an encyclopaedic Ming dynasty work on Acupuncture and Moxibustion.
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Full colour acupuncture wall chart, including 12 regular channels and the Ren and Du vessels and their points. Extra points and a small auricular point illustration are also included. Alphanumeric designations and traditional Chinese characters are both presented. The three charts depict anterior, posterior, and lateral views. These are ideal for study or clinic decoration.
Set of 3 charts.
by Lorie Dechar, Lantern The Five Spirits are the Taoist map of the human psyche. The system provides a view of the nervous system and forms the basis of Chinese medical psychology. It also describes a precise and efficient technology for spiritual transformation, the process through which a human being rediscovers their essential wholeness and innate connection to the divine.
Accessible to the layman, yet a resource for the professional in any healing art, this book examines the natural energy functions of the human organism as a key to mental, emotional and spiritual health.
Meridian therapy is a school of Japanese acupuncture which is distinguished by its emphasis on the classics, its utilization of the five-phase points in treating the root of disease, and the importance which it attaches to palpatory skills in diagnosis and point location.
Introduces 33 common diseases which can be treated by foot massage, describes 15 manipulations used and gives helpful advice for diet and exercise.
Kampo: A Clinical Guide to Theory and Practice provides an excellent overview of Kampo in modern society and goes on to present an historical perspective from practitioners in Japan and the west.
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This DVD program demonstrates a wide range of acupuncture techniques. As a basic video covering virtually all the major acupuncture methods, this video is not only an essential foundation for any student, but also an important teaching tool for advanced practitioners.
Describes the development, flourishing, and decline of the Menghe medical lineage (dating from 1626) and its many branches, as well as that of the other medical lineages and families with which it merged over time to form the “current of Menghe learning” (Menghe xuepai).
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A unique approach to creating variations on classic herbal formulas. This simple yet elegant system allows practitioners to create extracting prescriptions for their patients and more precisely treat the individual patient's needs.
Moxibustion and Cupping are safe and effective methods of therapy for a wide range of diseases. This DVD offers valuable instruction on how and when to use moxibustion and cupping techniques for the treatment of various conditions.
Allergic rhinitis is a common illness that can be stubborn and challenging to treat. This DVD provides informative therapeutic techniques complemented by foundational information on the causes, pathomechanisms, diagnosis, and pattern identification of allergic rhinitis.
Tui Na is the primary treatment used in chinese medicine for cervical spondylosis and a variety of other neck disorders. As a generally safe and effective treatment. Tui Na is extremely popular in China but remains largely undeveloped in the West.
Whether a minor nuisance or a debilitating cause of stress, headaches are frequently seen in the acupuncture clinic. This DVD focuses on the treatment of common headaches with acupuncture therapy based on pattern identification. Mastery of the techniques seen in this DVD will allow practitioners to improve their ability to effectively treat common headaches.
Endometriosis is a common gynecological disease that frequently causes great discomfort to patients. This DVD program comprehensively covers the Chinese medical theories and therapies used in the treatment of endometriosis.
Introduces the aetiology and pathogenesis, diagnostic highlights, syndrome differentiation and treatment, selection of acupuncture points and therapeutic methods for 69 kinds of musculoskeletal injuries with commentary, acupuncture points and clinical explanations.
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Brings together authentic traditions of Asian medicine with current Western research on health and nutrition.
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This essential new book provides concise evidence-based information on complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in relation to pain. Each section has a clear and accessible design to enable quick decision-making, and includes an analysis of the most up-to-date research available.
A holistic approach to massage and bodywork in pregnancy.
Covers the historical development of meridian therapy, introduction to basic theories, channels and points, aetiology of disease, constitutional and other patterns, symptoms and pathology, diagnosis, pulse palpation, treatment strategies and procedures.
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Offers key advice for all therapists - chiropractors, osteopaths, massage therapists and complementary therapists. It is suitable for undergraduates, newly qualified practitioners and experienced practitioners looking to either start up or develop and grow their practice.
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The Moon Over Matsushima sets out on a journey of exploration, one with unexpected twists and turns. It adds up to much more than a standard or run-of-the-mill acumoxa text, its unusual approach subtly stitching together motifs which take it outside the conventions of most books in the genre.