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. Also 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.
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Ilkay Zihni Chirali was born in 1946 in Lemba (Çirali) Gazi Baf, Cyprus. He grew up in a village by the sea where people, animals and plants were dependent upon each other. They shared the same simplicity and their environment was always treated with conviction, respect and love. He eventually left Cyprus to pursue his higher education, first in Turkey and then in Sweden and England. In 1982 he emigrated to Australia, where he studied Chinese Medicine with Professor Wong Lun and Master Danial Wong. Ilkay qualified as an acupuncturist in Melbourne, Australia, where he opened his first Acupuncture and Stress Therapy Clinic. He returned to England in 1987 and now runs a clinic in Bexleyheath, Kent, where he treats children as well as adults.
Ilkay's wide-ranging studies have brought him expertise in acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine, clinical hypnotherapy, the Lusher Personality Test, paediatric acupuncture and western medicine pathology. He has studied further in Nanjing, China, at the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and First Affiliated Hospital in the Internal Medicine, Dermatology and Gynaecology departments.
Ilkay has practiced cupping from an early age, gaining his first experience of the technique when employing the traditional Turkish folklore remedy for colds. He has been organizing regular cupping workshops both in the UK and overseas since 1988 and a BBC TV programme where he appeared as an "Expert”. To date, he has given over 60 public lectures and a BBC World Service Radio talk on the subject of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Cupping Therapy.
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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Descrizione libro Churchill Livingstone, 2007. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 2. Codice libro della libreria DADAX044310266X
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Descrizione libro Churchill Livingstone, 2007. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 044310266X
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