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Acupressure Techniques

Acupressure is a form of touch therapy that utilizes the principles of acupuncture and Chinese medicine. In acupressure, the same points on the body are used as in acupuncture, but are stimulated with finger pressure instead of with the insertion of needles. Acupressure is used to relieve a variety of symptoms and pain.

Foot Reflexology Chart

Foot Reflexology Chart
This 8.5" X 11" double sided laminated chart shows the reflex zones on the soles and sides of the feet. Detailed representation of the spine and tissues, organs and glands affected by each spinal nerve.
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The Reflexology AtlasThe Reflexology Atlas
by Bernard C. Kolster, Astrid Waskowiak

The Reflexology Atlas is the first reference guide to provide an overview of and instructions for the many forms of reflexology. Included by Drs. Kolster and Waskowiak are reflexology techniques for allergies, joint problems, headaches, back pain, sleep disorders, and heart and circulatory problems. The Reflexology Atlas puts these techniques at your fingertips. Of all the ancient practices that have been revived by the growth of alternative healing, reflexology is one of the most popular. It is easy to learn, can be applied anywhere, and is especially well-suited to self-treatment or the treatment of a partner. It is also excellent for the treatment of children.
The Reflexology Atlas is the first reference guide to provide an overview of and instructions for the many forms of reflexology--foot reflexology, hand reflexology, ear reflexology, head reflexology, and the total massage known as Shiatsu.

Micro-Acupuncture in Practice Micro-Acupuncture in Practice

Unique and comprehensive, this resource thoroughly discusses the various micro-acupuncture systems with clear and clinically useful information for practice, including styles of practice throughout the world, overviews of each system, and treatment for common disorders. All micro systems are covered, including information on point locations and functions. Treatment protocols are given for more than 50 common diseases and conditions, providing the tools necessary for the most effective treatment of patients. The books readability, evidence-based approach, excellent organization, detailed illustrations, comprehensive coverage of all micro-systems, and practical therapeutic treatment guidelines for commonly seen conditions make it an essential for anyone treating patients with acupuncture.

Chinese Acupressure TherapyChinese Acupressure Therapy
by Wang Zhaopu

As physician in chief and professor at the Institute of Orthopedic Traumatology at China Academy of TCM, Dr. Wang exhibits his expertise in this field in the pages of this work. Following a general introduction section that includes details of specific orthopedic manipulations, the clinical study section of this book primarily describes treatments for diseases of the nervous system, spinal column, and bones and joints, including cerebral trauma and birth injury, sciatica, rheumatoid arthritis, and torticollis, and as well a short list of common conditions such as headache, toothache, shock, and dizziness.
Subsequently the author presents the outcome research from clinical trials on the effects of acupressure therapy in treating sequelae of cerebral trauma and cerebral birth injury.

Integrative AccupressureIntegrative Accupressure
by S. McClellan

Based on the principles of Qi, or balance, this complete guide is the first of its kind to blend traditional Chinese healing with a modern understanding of the body's structure.
Filled with illustrations and lists to help identify symptoms, Integrative Acupressure teaches--hands on--techniques for stimulating acupressure points and locating specific areas of energy.
Learn to: restore the body's Qi, or harmony and balancegive yourself a face lift with a quick daily treatmentrelieve asthma, allergies and other common ailmentsrecognize and relieve backaches, neck pain, and other structural imbalancesdetoxify the body of impuritiesidentify symptoms and prevent disorders associated with energy imbalances

Complete Guide to AcupressureComplete Guide to Acupressure
by Iona Teeguarden

Practitioners will find guidance on combining acupressure points for optimally potent treatments and the knowledge needed to deliver maximal benefit from acupressure, to utilize it as a relaxation therapy, as a complementary medical system, and as a catalyst for recovery.
The book covers key theories of acupressure as well as discussions of body-mind messages inherent in specific tensions and symptoms.

Acupressure Way of HealthAcupressure Way of Health
by Iona Teeguarden

Jin Shin Do is a discipline that aims to achieve and maintain health through the application of acupressure and other Oriental life arts, such as breathing and meditation methods, physical exercise techniques, and traditional dietary practices. The book is illustrated with numerous diagrams and photographs so that even an absolute beginner can understand and practice this therapeutic healing modality.
Topics covered range from healing stress and physical discomforts to acupoints for emotions.

Acupressure's Potent PointsAcupressure's Potent Points
by Michael Gach

This book offers an authoritative guide to self-care and wellness through acupressure. Illustrated with hundreds of photos and line drawings, and written in a clear, accessible language, it covers quick relief from everyday aches, pains and ailments, including common ailments such as backaches, colds and flu, PMS, arthritis, foot problems, eye strain, hangover and headaches, insomnia, anxiety and nervousness, shoulder tension, toothache, and indigestion.
Offering not only relief from pain and discomfort, stress, and fatigue, it saves readers from the unpleasant side effects and expense of some medications.

Acupressure, Clinical App. in Musculoskeletal CondAcupressure, Clinical App. in Musculoskeletal Cond
by John Cross, James Oschman

Focusing on integrative approaches for the practicing physical therapists, this text presents hands-on techniques in acupressure and reflexotherapy, including clinical techniques for treating spinal and non-spinal musculo-skeletal conditions.
It demonstrates how acupressure can facilitate post-operative and post-trauma healing, outlines contraindications to the use of acupressure, and advises when it is essential to delay its application.

Reflexology and AcupressureReflexology and Acupressure: Pressure Points for Healing
by Janet Wright

Many full-color photos accompany the text of this book; some are purely aesthetic, some designed for learning and locating hand, foot, and topical locations for specific points and areas.
The text itself is ideal for the general reader or beginning student. It provides clear, straightforward text that explains the techniques used to increase energy flow and describes treatment techniques for common ailments, including chronic and acute pain, headaches, insomnia, colds, depression, stress, CFS, PMS, and menopause.

Acupressure for Emotional HealingAcupressure for Emotional Healing :
A Self-Care Guide for Trauma, Stress, & Common Emotional Imbalances

Increased stress and traumatic events in our lives have resulted in many millions of people who suffer from insomnia, nightmares, anxiety attacks, depression, and tension headaches.
ACUPRESSURE FOR EMOTIONAL HEALING offers relief at your fingertips, quickly and safely, for a wide range of emotional problems. It explains how emotional distress becomes lodged in the body as muscular tension and blocked energy, and shows how acupressure can relieve not just the resulting physical symptoms, but also their emotional source--often without the need for extensive talk therapy or medication.

A Complete Guide to AcupressureA Complete Guide to Acupressure: Jin Shin Do
by Iona Teeguarden, Iona Marsaa Teegaurden, Pierluigi Duina

Acupressure stimulates the same points used in acupuncture, but instead of needles, firm finger pressure is used on the surface of the skin.
The pressure releases neurochemicals called endorphins that relieve pain. As in acupuncture, specific pressure points are connected with internal organs and energy pathways in the body (called meridians) that regulate the flow of electrical energy to all systems.
Unlike acupuncture, acupressure can be used safely by anyone, with only the hands as equipment.

Acupressure For Common AilmentsAcupressure For Common Ailments : A Gaia Original
by Chris Jarmey

Finally, the remarkable healing power of acupresssure is made accessible to everyone. This book shows you how the simple application of finger pressure to specific points on the surface of the body stimulates subtle energies that can alleviate many common ailments.
Acupressure for Common Ailments demystifies the Oriental origins of this therapy. It enables you to treat conditions that may otherwise require sophisticated forms of drug treatment. Clear illustrations make the body's pressure points easy to locate.
This self-help guide enables anyone, from a complete beginner to practicing therapists, to treat ailments from arthritis to asthma, and other health problems such as sinusitis, sore eyes, colds and influenza, indigestion, nausea and acidity, menstrual pain, cystitis and sciatica, depression, anxiety, and shock. It will appeal to all those who want to implement the healing powers of the body without recourse to the prescription pad.

Touch for HealthTouch for Health:
A Practical Guide to Natural Health Using Acupressure Touch and Massage to Improve Postural Balance and Reduce Physical and Mental Pain and Tension
by John F. Thie

For over 25 years, John Thie’s “Touch for Health” phenomenon has flourished worldwide to help more than 10 million people maintain physical balance by combining simple aspects of acupressure touch and massage.
From this book, you will learn the techniques that chiropractors, alternative health specialists, athletic trainers, and massage therapists have found invaluable in preventive health-care treatment. Size: 11 x 11"