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.
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
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