TCM China:

Traditional Chinese Hand and Foot Massage, Traditional Chinese Medicine Books

 

           

 

 

 

 

14cm¡Á20.2cm,

300 pages, 2001. 

ISBN

7-119-01945-7/R.143

 

Published by Beijing Foreign Languages Press.

 

 

ABOUT THE AUTHORS

Wu Gengwei was born in Beijing in 1966 and began learning traditional Chinese medicine from his grandfather Zhang Dingwen when he was 12 years old. He received his medical education at the Beijing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine where he received a medical bachelor's degree. Mr. Wu is presently a postgraduate student of pedagogy at Ziho University in Japan. He is a member of the Japanese Research Society of Physical and Mental Anxiety, the Japanese Society of Human Body Sciences, The Japanese Society of Sport psychology, and the Japanese Society of Medical Qigong.

Hao Dongfang, born in Beijing in 1966, is a physician for the Chinese National Swimming Team. He graduated from the Beijing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine whit a bachelor's degree in 1989.

CONTENTS

Foreword

CHAPTER 1 ANCIENT MASSAGE

1. Development of Traditional

Hand and Foot massage

2. Concepts and Characteristics

of Hand and Foot Massage

3. Indications for Hand and Foot Massage

CHAPTER 2 ANATOMY AD LOCATION OF ACUPOINTS AND REFLECTING AREAS ON HAND AND FOOT

I. Anatomy, Acupoints and Reflecting

Areas of Hand

II. Anatomy, Acupoints and Reflecting

Areas of Foot

III. Therapeutic Mechanisms of Hand

and Foot Massage

IV. Correlation Between Divisions of Hand

and Foot and Internal Organs

CHAPTER 3 THERAPEUTIC MANEUVERS AND PRECAUTIONS FOR MANIPULATION

I. General Discussion of Massage Maneuvers

II. Supplemental Instruments and Tools

III. Massage Preparation and Soaking with Herbal Decoctions

IV. Precautions and Contraindications

CHAPTER 4 DIAGNOSIS OF DISEASES AND RESPONSES ON HAND AND FOOT

I. Outline of Diagnosis

II. Correspondent Responses of Diseases on Hand

III. Correspondent Responses of Diseases on Foot

IV. Relation Retween Psychological Factors and Therapeutic Effects

CHAPTER 5 TREATMENT OF COMMON DISEASES BY HAND AND FOOT MASSAGE

1. Influenza

2. Pneumonia

3. Bronchial Asthma

4. Lung Cancer

5. Coronary Heart Disease

6. Hypertension

7. Hypotension

8. Heart Palpitations

9. Sequelae Cerebral Stroke

10. Leukemia

11. Anemia

12. Chronic gastritis

13. Peptic Ulcer of Stomach and Duodenum

14. Gastrointestinal Neurosis

15. Regurgitation of Sour Fluid

16. Hiccups

17. Neurogenic Vomiting

18. Diarrhea

19. Constipation

20. Indigestion

21. Chronic Enteritis

22. Viral Hepatitis

23. Dysentery

24. Urinary Tract Infection

25. Chronic Glomerulonephritis

26. Incontinence of urine

27. Prostatitis

28. Diabetes Mellitus

29. Male Sexual Dysfunction

30. Facial Palsy

31. Trigeminal Neuralgia

32. Epilepsy

33. Neurasthenia

34. Hysteria

35. Mental Depression

36. Hyperthyroidism

37. Rheumatoid Arthritis

38. Headache

39. Low Fever

40. Menstrual Disorder

41. Dysmenorrhea

42. Amenorrhea

43. Functional Uterine Bleeding

44. Menstrual breast Distension and Pain

45. Menstrual Headache

46. Menopausal Syndrome

47. Leukorrhea Disorder

48. Pregnancy vomiting

49. Threatened Abortion

50. Abnormal Position of Fetus

51. Reactions After Artificial Abortion

52. Postpartum Care

53. Hypogalactia

54. Prolapse of Uterus

55. pelvic Inflammation

56. Hysteromyoma

57. Pruritus Vulva

58. Sexual Dysfunction in Women

59. Appendicitis

60. Cholecystitis

61. Urinary Stone

62. Acute Mastitis

63. Varicocele

64. Hemorrhoids

65. Cervical Spondylotic Syndrome

66. Acute Lumbar Sprain

67. Furuncles and Furunculosis

68. Urticaria

69. Acne

70. Oral Aphtha

71. Pharyngitis

72. Toothache

73. Rhinitis

74. Otitis media

75. Myopia

76.Glaucoma

77. Simple Obesity

78. Chronic Alcoholism

79. Addiction to Tobacco

CHAPTER 6 HAND AND FOOT MASSAGE FOR COSMETICS AND HEALTH CARE

I. Cosmetics and Health Care

II. Child health Care

III. Hand and foot Hygiene

IV. Hand and Foot massage Helpful for Maintaining Health and Prolonging Life