Acupressure for Common Ailments

Acupressure for Common Ailments

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A self-help guide to using the power of acupressure to alleviate common ailments and boost the immune system. With clear instructions, diagrams and a summary chart to make it easy to locate acupressure points, this is an essential guide for the complete beginner and handy reference for the practising therapist. It includes an introduction to the basic concepts of Oriental medicine. In this book you learn to treat health problems including sinusitis, sore eyes, colds and influenza, indigestion, nausea, menstrual pain, sciatica, anxiety and depression. Also learn to treat ailments from arthritis to asthma.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 188 x 244 x 10mm | 381.02g
  • Octopus Publishing Group
  • Gaia Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • Revised edition
  • 170 colour illustrations
  • 1856752437
  • 9781856752435
  • 301,847

Table of contents

Part 1 Oriental Medicine - the basic concepts; Causes of disease; The Channels and pressure points; Major acupressure points; Preparing to treat; Channel-opening techniques; Part 2 Treating Common Ailments; General vitality; Nervous and immune system; Respiration and circulation; Digestion and elimination; Reproductive systems; Bones, joints, muscles and sense organs.

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About John Tindall

CHRIS JARMEY IS THE FOUNDER OF THE EUROPEAN SHIATSU SCHOOL AND HAS BEEN TEACHING SHIATSU SINCE 1974. HE WAS THE FIRST PERSON TO PRACTISE SHIATSU IN THE BRITISH NHS, AND HAS TAUGHT EXTENSIVELY IN THE US, EUROPE AND THE FAR EAST. HIS MEDICAL QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE TRAINING IN PHYSIOTHERAPY JOHN TINDALL, A QUALIFIED PHYSIOTHERAPIST, HAS TRAINED IN SHIATSU AND REFLEXOLOGY AND HOLDS AN HONOURS DEGREE IN ACUPUNCTURE. HE HAS ESTABLISHED A ROLE FOR NATURAL MEDICINE IN THE TREATMENT OF DRUG AND ALCOLHOL ABUSE, USING THES SKILLS AND HIS KNOWLEDGE OF HERBALISM.

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