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Traditional Chinese Medicine Cupping Therapy

This new edition explores and describes techniques of cupping in the context of TCM theory. It provides a clear and detailed set of practical guidelines to applying this technique for various common conditions, and looks closely at issues of safety, expectation and theoretical principles of action. This new edition includes new scientific research on cupping therapy and the effect on the immune system as well as new material on muscular pain, stress management and cupping therapy and sports medicine. A DVD complements the text with video clips showing the eleven methods of cupping therapy.

All TCM students
Acupuncturists and TCM practitioners

Paperback, 320 Pages

Published: June 2014

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-7020-4352-9


  • Section 1 Cupping therapy

    Chapter 1 History of cupping

    Chapter 2 Benefits of cupping therapy

    Chapter 3 Preparing for cupping

    Chapter 4 Therapies that benefit from cupping

    Chapter 5 The cupping procedure

    Chapter 6 What to expect during and after cupping therapy

    Chapter 7 Eleven methods of cupping therapy

    Chapter 8 Cupping therapy on children

    Chapter 9 Cupping therapy on adults

    Chapter 10 How often can cupping be applied?

    Section 2 Treatment of common disorders

    Chapter 11 Cupping therapy in the treatment

    Chapter 12 Notes on miscellaneous disorders

    Chapter 13 Precautions and contraindications

    Chapter 14 Sports injuries

    Chapter 15 Myofascial Trigger Points cupping therapy



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