Traditional Chinese Medicine Cupping Therapy 3e provides a clear and detailed set of practical guidelines for the application of techniques of cupping in the context of TCM theory.
Exploring the role of cupping in a variety of clinical contexts - which range from the treatment of children to the effective management of sports injuries and myofascial pain - this well-established, highly successful volume retains its useful step-by-step approach to the effective application of traditional cupping techniques with special emphasis on issues of safety, expectation and theoretical principles of action.
Richly illustrated throughout, the latest edition of Traditional Chinese Medicine Cupping Therapy has been broadened to include discussion of the role of cupping in the management of an expanded range of pathological disorders and includes new chapters on Cupping Therapy Evidence-Based Research,Cupping’s Folk Heritage, Cupping in Buddhist Medicine, Cosmetic Cupping Techniques and Cupping in Thailand’s Traditional Lanna Medicine .
Retaining the clear, accessible writing style that so readily characterised the success of earlier editions, Traditional Chinese Medicine Cupping Therapy 3e now comes with a website which contains a selection of practical videos showing the techniques explored and a fully downloadable image bank.
New to this edition
- Text clarified and updated throughout, with an expanded artwork program and improved layout and design
- New chapters by specialist contributors cover Cupping’s Folk Heritage, Buddhist Medicine, and Thai Lanna Medicine
- New chapter on Cosmetic Cupping Techniques
- New section addressing Frequently Asked Questions
- An expanded discussion about the benefits of cupping therapy, including the treatment of new pathological conditions including myofascial pain
- Includes new evidence-based research on the effects of cupping therapy, including a systematic review
Table of contents
Chapter 1 Traditional Chinese Medicine Cupping Therapy
Chapter 2 Cupping’s folk heritage, Bruce Bentley
Chapter 3.1 Cupping in Buddhist Medicine, Pedro Pavia
Chapter 3.2 Cupping in Thailand’s Traditional Lanna Medicine, Kei Ngu
Chapter 4 Benefits of Cupping Therapy
Chapter 5 Preparing the patient for cupping treatment
Chapter 6 Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) therapies
Chapter 7 The Cupping Procedure
Chapter 8 What to Expect During and After Cupping Therapy
Chapter 9 Twelve Methods of Cupping Therapy
Chapter 10 Cupping Therapy on Children and Adults
Chapter 11 Cosmetic Cupping Therapy
Chapter 12 Cupping Therapy in the Treatment of Common Disorders
Chapter 13 Treating Miscellaneous Disorders with Cupping Therapy
Chapter 14 Sports Injuries
Chapter 15 Myofascial Trigger Points Cupping Therapy
Chapter 16 Cupping Therapy Evidence-Based Research Ilkay Chirali,Roz Gibbs, Mark Bovey, Hossam Metwally, Hujian Cao and team
Chapter 17 Part 1 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)/Part 2 Precautions and Contraindications