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
Print ISBN:
9780702031083
Electronic ISBN:
9780702052965

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.