Chinese Pediatric Massage Therapy: A Parent's and Practitioner's Guide to the Treatment and Prevention of Childhood Disease

Chinese Pediatric Massage Therapy: A Parent's and Practitioner's Guide to the Treatment and Prevention of Childhood Disease

Fan Ya-li

Chinese pediatric massage becomes accessible for both professional practitioners of Chinese medicine and parents in this guide to its basic theories and techniques. It explains specific Chinese massage techniques for the treatment of many pediatric complaints, including diarrhea, colic, vomiting, constipation, excessive drooling, bed-wetting, night crying, and colds. Illustrations show how to apply each treatment.

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Contents

Acknowledgments v
Preface vii
Introduction 1

Book One
The Basics of Chinese Pediatric Massage
Chapter 1: The Basic Theory of Chinese Pediatric Massage 7
Chapter 2: Common Manipulations in Pediatric Tui Na 15

Book Two
The Treatment of Common Pediatric Diseases
Chapter 1: Diarrhea 25
Chapter 2: Abdominal Pain 41
Chapter 3: Vomiting 55
Chapter 4: Lack of Appetite 67
Chapter 5: Constipation 73
Chapter 6: Excessive Drooling 81
Chapter 7: Common Cold 87
Chapter 8: Cough 95
Chapter 9: Fever 107
Chapter 10: Bedwetting 121
Chapter 11: Night Crying 127
Chapter 12: General Infant Massage for a Healthy Baby 141

Concluding Remarks 145
Index 147

Overview

AuthorFan Ya-li
PublisherBlue Poppy Press
Number Of Pages152
Book FormatSoftback
ISBN978-0936185545

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