Table of Contents

1 Gua Sha and the History of Traditional Medicine West and East

2    Evidence for Gua Sha: English and Chinese Language Database

3 Physiology of Gua Sha: Western Biomodels and East Asian Functional Perspective

4 San Jiao

5 Sha Syndrome and Gua Sha, Cao Gio, Kerik, Khoud Lam, Ga Sal, Coining Scraping

6 Application of Gua Sha

7 Immediate and Significant Tongue Changes as a Direct Result of Gua Sha

8 Treatment of Specific Disorders by Location and Association

9 Cases

Appendix A: Gua sha handout

Appendix B: List of acupuncture points by number and name

Appendix C: Directions for Neti wash and Croup tent

Appendix D: Tabled articles and studies: Gua sha literature review

Glossary of Terms

Details

No. of pages:
174
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
eBook ISBN:
9780702052965
Print ISBN:
9780702031083

About the author

Arya Nielsen

Professor of East Asian Medicine, Adjunct Faculty and Senior Acupuncture Specialist, Beth Israel Medical Center's Continuum Center for Health and Healing, New York.

Affiliations and Expertise

Woodstock, NY, USA