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The Acupressure Atlas

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A fully illustrated and comprehensive reference guide to acupressure andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;and#8226; Provides acupressure treatments tailored for a wide variety of health disorders, including back pain, heart and circulatory problems, and even the common cold andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;and#8226; Contains step-by-step instructions illustrated in full color for self-treatment or treatment of a partner andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;and#8226; A simultaneous hardcover and paperback release andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Trouble sleeping, sensitive stomach, headaches, joint problems, allergies: Sensory ailments such as these have been steadily increasing in Western countries for decades. Acupressure--massage along the bodyand#8217;s meridians in accordance with traditional Chinese medicine--can effectively prevent and treat all of these disorders, and more. andlt;Iandgt;The Acupressure Atlasandlt;/Iandgt; is a fully illustrated and comprehensive reference guide that demonstrates how acupressure techniques activate and accelerate the bodyand#8217;s self-healing powers to alleviate many health problems, including even the common cold.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Acupressure confers a holistic health benefit that prevents disorder from arising by harmonizing and balancing the bodyand#8217;s energies. It is particularly suited to self-treatment, the treatment of a partner, and especially the treatment of children. Along with an introduction to the origins and principles of traditional Chinese medicine, andlt;Iandgt;The Acupressure Atlasandlt;/Iandgt; provides the most important basic techniques as well as step-by-step instructions, illustrated in full color, of the practical and specific information needed to put the healing techniques of acupressure at your fingertips.

Synopsis:

Acupressure confers a holistic health benefit that prevents disorder from arising by harmonizing and balancing the body& #8217; s energies. < em> The Acupressure Atlas< /em> is a fully illustrated and comprehensive reference guide that demonstrates how acupressure techniques activate and accelerate the body& #8217; s self-healing powers to alleviate a wide variety of health problems, including even the common cold.

About the Author

Bernard C. Kolster, M.D., is a physical therapist and doctor. He has written a number of books on acupressure and reflexology in German and is the author in English of andlt;Iandgt;Partner Massageandlt;/Iandgt; and andlt;Iandgt;Look After Your Backandlt;/Iandgt;. Dr. Kolster is also a coauthor, in English, of andlt;Iandgt;The Reflexology Atlasandlt;/Iandgt;. He lives in GermanyAstrid Waskowiak, M.D., is a doctor and medical scientific editor. She writes about general medicine, natural healing methods, and medical tips for travelers. Dr. Waskowiak is also a coauthor, in English, of andlt;Iandgt;The Reflexology Atlasandlt;/Iandgt;. She lives in Germany.

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction

     Activating Body and Life Energies Naturally

        Preventive Approaches of Chinese Medicine

The Basics of Acupressure

      The Origins and Principles of Acupressure

          Traditional Chinese Medicine

          Meridians: The Body’s Energy Pathways

          How Acupressure Works

          Using Acupressure

Acupressure Step by Step

      Applying Acupressure

          Preparation

          The Basic Techniques

          Ground Rules for Treating Yourself or a Partner

          Moxibustion

          Acupressure on Different Parts of the Body

Targeting Ailments with Acupressure

     Sleep Problems, Headaches, Fatigue

          Sleep Problems

          Headaches and Migraines

          Fatigue

     Breathing Problems

          Bronchitis and Bronchial Asthma

          Sinus Ailments

          Colds and the Flu

     Problems in the Urogenital System

          Menstrual Problems and Premenstrual Syndrome

          Urinary Tract Infections

     Problems in the Digestive Tract

          Digestive Problems

          Gastrointestinal Problems

          Motion Sickness and Nausea

     Problems in the Musculoskeletal System

          Neck Pain

          Back Pain/Lumbago

          Tennis Elbow

     Wellness Massage

          The Head and Neck Massage

          Relaxation Exercises

          Whole-Body Massage

Appendix

    

     Overview of Acupressure Points

    

     The Skeletal and Meridian Systems: Illustrations

Glossary

Resources

Bibliography

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9781594772078
Author:
Kolster, Bernard C.
Publisher:
Healing Arts Press
Author:
Waskowiak, Astrid
Subject:
Acupressure & Acupuncture
Subject:
Acupressure
Subject:
Massage & Reflexotherapy
Subject:
Holistic Medicine
Subject:
Reflexology (Therapy)
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Massage and Bodywork
Subject:
ACUPRESSURE;ALTERNATIVE;BODYWORK;ENERGY MEDICINE;HEALTH
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
20071031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full color throughout
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
13 x 10 x 0.5 in 43.33 oz

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"Synopsis" by , Acupressure confers a holistic health benefit that prevents disorder from arising by harmonizing and balancing the body& #8217; s energies. < em> The Acupressure Atlas< /em> is a fully illustrated and comprehensive reference guide that demonstrates how acupressure techniques activate and accelerate the body& #8217; s self-healing powers to alleviate a wide variety of health problems, including even the common cold.
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