TCM Bookstore, China:

Chinese Family Acupoint Massage, Traditional Chinese Medicine Books

       
 

 

 

 

18.8cm¡Á25.8cm,

232 pages, 1992. 

ISBN

7-119-01439-0/R.78

Published by Beijing Foreign Languages Press.

 

         

 

 

Contents

Chapter One

Introduction

1. What is acupoint massage?

2. Origin and development of acupoint massage

3. Theory and action of acupoint massage

4. Main divisions of the body surface

5. Directions for acupoint massage

Requirements

Medium substances

Contraindications

Chapter Two

Meridians, Collaterals and Acupoints

1. Meridians and collaterals

2. Acupoints

3. Paths of the superficial portions of the Fourteen Meridians and the acupoints commonly used

4. Location of acupoints

Chapter Three

Manipulation

1. Pressing

2. Stroking

3. Kneading

4. Pushing

5. Grasping

6. Pinching

7. Rubbing

8. Kneading-Pinching

9. Point-Pressing

10. Tapping

Chapter four

Treatment of Common Diseases

1. Internal diseases

Common cold

Headaches

Bronchial asthma

Hypertension

Angina pectoris

Gastroptosis

Diabetes mellitus

Hiccups

Gastrointestinal neurosis

Constipation

Hemiplegia

Leukopenia

Neurasthenia

Insomnia

Hysteria

Biliary colic

Facial paralysis

Raynaud's disease

Prostatitis

Retention of urine

Impotence

Seminal emission

Premature ejaculation

2. Gynecological diseases

Chronic pelvic inflammation

Menstrual disorders

Dysmenorrhea

Menopausal syndrome

Amenorrhea

Excessive leukorrhea

3. Pediatric diseases

Bronchitis in children

Infantile indigestion

Enuresis in children

Sequelae of infantile paralysis

Infantile malnutrition

Night crying of babies

Vomiting in children

Myopia in teen-agers

4. Orthopedic diseases

Stiff necks

Cervical spondylosis

Periarthritis of the shoulder

External humeral epicondylitis

Thecal cyst on the dorsum of the wrist

Stenosing tenovaginitis at the styloid process of the radius

Acute lumbar sprain

Prolapse of the lumbar intervertebral disc

Systremma

Sprain of the ankle

Pain in the heel

5. Others

Toothaches

Dysfunction of temporomandibular joint

Tinnitus with impaired hearing

Acupoint massage for preventing diseases and guaranteeing longevity

Acupoint massage for preserving hearing and vision