Best Acupuncture & Acupressure Books
Here you will get Best Acupuncture & Acupressure Books For you.This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.
1. The Book of Lymph: Self-Care Practices to Enhance Immunity, Health, and Beauty
Author: by Lisa Levitt Gainsley
Harper Wave (May 4, 2021)
A first-of-its-kind guide that outlines and explains the health-promoting properties of lymphatic massage, featuring beautifully illustrated, five-minute self-massage sequences anyone can do at home. Thanks to the astonishing results it providesglowing skin, a flatter stomach, enhanced immunity, and full-body detoxthe practice of manually stimulating the lymphatic system has become one of the most popular wellness practices today.
Lymphatic drainage works because the lymphatic systema complex geography of rivers that snake throughout the body just beneath the surface of the skinconnects every other bodily system. When lymph flows, everything else flows, too. In this first-of-its-kind guide, veteran lymphatic drainage practitioner, educator, and advocate Lisa Levitt Gainsley explains how to maintain lymphatic health, sharing the five-minute self-massage techniques she originally developed for her high-powered Los Angeles clientele.
These simple sequences are tailored to address a number of specific and common issues: bloating, headaches, digestive problems, immune health, anxiety, weight loss, acne, inflammation, and more. Whether you just want to look and feel your best or are facing a more serious health issue such as cancer treatment or recovery, The Book of Lymph offers educational and practical instruction to help you cultivate a body free of pain and lethargy, activate a calmer state of being, and boost overall glowin just five minutes a day.
2. Trigger Point Therapy Workbook: Your Self-Treatment Guide for Pain Relief (A New Harbinger Self-Help Workbook)
Author: by Clair Davies
New Harbinger Publications
Trigger point therapy is one of the fastest-growing and most effective pain therapies in the world. Medical doctors, chiropractors, physical therapists, and massage therapists are all beginning to use this technique to relieve patients’ formerly undiagnosable muscle and joint pain, both conditions that studies have shown to be the cause of nearly 25 percent of all doctor visits.
This book addresses the problem of myofascial trigger pointstiny contraction knots that develop in a muscle when it is injured or overworked. Restricted circulation and lack of oxygen in these points cause referred pain. Massage of the trigger is the safest, most natural, and most effective form of pain therapy.
Trigger points create pain throughout the body in predictable patterns characteristic to each muscle, producing discomfort ranging from mild to severe. Trigger point massage increases circulation and oxygenation in the area and often produces instant relief. The Trigger Point Therapy Workbook, Third Edition, has made a huge impact among health professionals and the public alike, becoming an overnight classic in the field of pain relief.
3. Trigger Points (Quick Study Academic)
Author: by Inc. BarCharts
Loaded with beautifully illustrated diagrams clearly and concisely labeled for easy identification. Illustrations by award-winning medical illustrator Vince Perez.
4. Acupuncture Points Handbook: A Patient's Guide to the Locations and Functions of over 400 Acupuncture Points (Natural Medicine)
Author: by Deborah Bleecker
Did you ever wonder how acupuncture works? This book strips away the mystery. Each acupuncture point has unique functions, which are explained in plain English for the non-acupuncturist. How to do acupressure effectively to treat yourself. New Book Available: Acupressure Made Simple.
This book explains which points are the best to treat different ailments. Acupuncture treats pain, stress, fatigue, emotional disorders, insomnia, digestive problems, and many internal disorders.
5. Acupressure (Quick Study Academic Outline)
Author: by Inc. BarCharts
Complete, labeled illustrations of acupressure points in the human body. From pre-teen to pre-med, this chart is loaded with beautifully illustrated diagrams, clearly and concisely labeled for easy identification. Illustrations by award-winning medical illustrator Vince Perez.
6. The Complete Guide to Yin Yoga: The Philosophy and Practice of Yin Yoga
Author: by Bernie Clark
This second edition of the best selling The Complete Guide to Yin Yoga provides an in-depth look at the philosophy and practice of Yin Yoga with illustrated sections on how to practice Yin Yoga, including detailed descriptions and photographs of over 30 Yin Yoga asanas.
This is an updated version of the book that has become the go-to resource for Yin Yoga teachers all over the world and has been required reading in many teacher training programs. All forms of yoga can provide benefits physically, emotionally, and mentally, however Yin Yoga works the deeper levels of the body/heart/mind: the yin tissues of fascia, tendons, ligaments, joints and bones, as well as the energetic channels of the meridians, nerves and blood system.
One big difference noticed by students of Yin Yoga is the long-held, passive nature of the posture, which gives time for a deeper journey to unfold, a journey into the meditative aspects of yoga, a bridge to living life mindfully.
The second edition includesa more functional approach to the practice of yoga, emphasizing the concept of targeted areas; the importance of stress in reducing fragility and building antifragility; understanding the nature of creep and the importance of counterposes, with a revised list of effective counterpostures; many new photographs of the postures and their variations for different body types; a more current overview of the physiology of tissues and the energy body reflecting new understanding in the science of fascia and cellular signaling; and many other enhancements.
7. Acupressure's Potent Points: A Guide to Self-Care for Common Ailments
Author: by Michael Reed Gach
With your hands you have potential to relieve everyday aches, pains and ailments without taking drugs, to improve your health, and to increase your vitality. Acupressure is an ancient healing art that uses the fingers to stimulate key points on the skin that, in turn, activate the body’s natural self-healing processes.
With this book, it is a skill you can learn now-and use in your own home. In Acupressure’s Potent Points, Michael Reed Gach, founder and director of the Acupressure Institute of America, reveals simple techniques that enable you to relieve headaches, arthritis, colds and flu, insomnia, backaches, hiccups, leg pain, hot flashes, depression, and more-using the power and sensitivity of your own hands.
This practical guide covers more than forty ailments and symptoms, from allergies to wrist pain, providing pressure-point maps and exercises to relieve pain and restore function. Acupressure complements conventional medical care, and enables you to take a vital role in becoming well and staying well.
8. The Guide to Modern Cupping Therapy: Your Step-by-Step Source for Vacuum Therapy
Author: by Shannon Gilmartin
An ancient alternative technique that has found its right place in the modern world of healing. In recent years countless high profile athletes and celebrities have been sporting distinctive circular “cupping” welts on their bodies – the back and shoulder area being most common.
Dating back thousands of years, cupping is a form of alternative medicine. The cups create suction and help with pain, inflammation, blood flow, deep relaxation and can even provide relief for sciatica and sinus congestion. Massage Cupping body therapy is a modern and modified version of cupping therapy that creates suction and negative pressure through the use of both stationary and moving cups.
These cups are available at pharmacies and do not use heat like old-fashioned glass cupping – making them entirely safe and easy for home use. Shannon Gilmartin is a licensed and nationally certified massage therapist and certified vacutherapies educator who teaches this wonderfully diverse therapy and has witnessed the positive outcomes for patients.
9. Between Heaven and Earth: A Guide to Chinese Medicine
Author: by Harriet Beinfield
Comprehensive, encyclopedic, and lucid, this book is a must for all practitioners of the healing arts who want to broaden their understanding. Readers interested in the role of herbs and foods in healing will also find much to learn here, as I have….A fine work.
Annemarie Colbin, author of Food and HealingThe promise and mystery of Chinese medicine has intrigued and fascinated Westerners ever since the Bamboo Curtain was lifted in the early 1970s. Now, in Between Heaven and Earth, two of the foremost American educators and healers in the Chinese medical profession demystify this centuries-old approach to health.
Harriet Beinfeld and Efrem Korngold, pioneers in the practice of acupuncture and herbal medicine in the United States for over eighteen years, explain the philosophy behind Chinese medicine, how it works and what it can do. Combining Eastern traditions with Western sensibilities in a unique blend that is relevant today, Between Heaven and Earth addresses three vital areas of Chinese medicinetheory, therapy, and typesto present a comprehensive, yet understandable guide to this ancient system.
10. Rainbow® FOOT Reflexology/ Acupressure Massage CHART in the Inner Light Resources Rainbow® Cards & Charts Series. 8.5 x 11 in; 2-sided (Small Poster/ Large Card)
Author: by Yshkeyna Hamilla M.A
This chart is thorough and precise for professionals yet clear and easy to use by new-comers, this is the only Reflexology Chart (and Card) available that is truly color-coded by the Chakras (body-mind emotion correlation centers of the body). This special brilliant coding system illustrates the well-organized patterns of pressure points in our Feet/ Hands, making them quick and easy to learn (and teach).
Great nutshell guides to stress-relief, healing and natural health. Used internationally by massage schools and other professionals as well as by thousands for personal use. (For Spanish see below). Chart size has all info. On wallet-card-size Ft, plus special vivid color pictoral guides on both sides of special pressure point patterns used for key concerns, including: Stress, Headaches, PMS/ Cramps/nausea, Arthritis, Colds…A top seller!
11. The Complete Guide to Modern Massage: Step-by-Step Massage Basics and Techniques from Around the World
Author: by Ryan Jay Hoyme LMT BCTMB
Learn the healing power of touch with a new, up-to-date reference from The Complete Guide to Modern Massage. Massage is a natural method to relieve pain and reduce stressand anyone can learn how to do it. The Complete Guide to Modern Massage offers an updated reference to learn popular techniques and feel the physical and emotional benefits of massage.
From classic styles such as Swedish or Shiatsu to new favorites like Ayurvedic and Thai, this massage guide offers illustrated, step-by-step instruction to master techniques from around the world. Complete with massage practices for pain relief, you’ll learn how to heal your family, friends, partners, and even yourself of common ailments with your own two hands.
The Complete Guide to Modern Massage includes:An introduction to massage that outlines the history and basic principles of massage and how they relate to modern practice. World-famous massage techniques that include Deep Tissue, Reflexology, Tui Na, Cranialsacral, Reiki, and more!
12. Cardiac Drugs Made Ridiculously Simple
Author: by M.D. Chizner, Michael A.
Cardiac drugs are the cornerstone of modern cardiovascular therapeutics. The number of cardiac drugs used for the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease continues to grow at an unprecedented rate. Practitioners often feel overwhelmed trying to keep pace with the plethora of cardiac drugs and the difficult decisions of which drugs to choose for which conditions.
Cardiac Drugs Made Ridiculously Simple provides a lucid, practical summary of current cardiovascular drug therapy. It distills basic clinical concepts to a concise, clear minimum, while including essential information on the latest pharmacologic treatment recommendations to help guide clinical decision making in the hospital or outpatient setting.
13. Massage Therapy: Principles and Practice
Author: by Susan G. Salvo EdD LMT BCTMB
Make the essential principles of massage therapy more approachable! Covering massage fundamentals, techniques, and anatomy and physiology, Massage Therapy: Principles and Practice, 6th Edition prepares you for success in class, on exams, and in practice settings. The new edition of this student friendly text includes more than 700 images, expanded information on the latest sanitation protocols, critical thinking questions at the end of each chapter, and updated pathologies which reflect what you will encounter in the field.
UPDATED pathologies ensure they are current and reflect what you will see in the field as a practitioner. UPDATED Research Literacy and evidence-informed practice skills, emphasize how to locate and apply scientific data and the latest research findings in your massage practice.
Licensing and Certification Practice Exams on Evolve mimics the major high-stakes exams in format and content, builds confidence, and helps increase pass rates. Complete anatomy and physiology section, in addition to material on techniques and foundations, you all the information you need in just one book.
14. Trigger Point Therapy Made Simple: Serious Pain Relief in 4 Easy Steps
Author: by Richard Finn LMT CMTPT
A practical guide to at-home pain relief with trigger point therapy Whether you’re recovering from an injury, dealing with a chronic condition, or experiencing daily headachestrigger point therapy can provide pain relief. Those hidden, tender knots in your musclesalso known as trigger pointsmay be small but they can cause a huge amount of pain.
Trigger Point Therapy Made Simple puts healing in your hands so you can stop living in pain and get back to thriving in your life. Learn the ropes of trigger point therapy with an overview of what causes trigger points, how trigger point therapy works, and what to expect.
Organized by muscle, the illustrated, step-by-step instructions will help you find relief from injuries, fibromyalgia, and other myofascial pain conditions with gentle, easy motions and massage techniques. At-home treatment should be simple and effectiveand now it is. Trigger Point Therapy Made Simple includes: Beyond massageTreat your muscles and your nervous system in 4 easy steps for maximum long-lasting pain relief.
15. Cupping Therapy for Muscles and Joints: An Easy-to-Understand Guide for Relieving Pain, Reducing Inflammation and Healing Injury
Author: by Kenneth Choi
The ultimate, step-by-step guide to understanding and using the traditional Chinese medicinal art of cupping to reduce pain and heal injuries. An important part of Traditional Chinese Medicine for thousands of years, cupping has recently gained widespread acclaim for its many benefits.
It may look like some kind of torture and temporarily leave strange circles on your skin, but it’s so effective that everyone from professional athletes to famous celebrities is using it to improve their health and well being. In this book, you will discover what cupping is, how it works, and which cupping techniques would be best for you.
You will learn the science behind the suction and the many conditions and ailments it can alleviate, including: Lower Back Strain Tennis Elbow Wrist and Forearm Pain Neck and Shoulder Injuries Sore Hamstrings Knee Pain Allergies Insomnia Anxiety and Stress Constipation Eczema Menstruation
16. A Manual of Acupuncture
Author: by Peter Deadman
Once in a great while an extraordinary book is published that sets an entirely new standard in its field. A Manual of Acupuncture, published by Journal of Chinese Medicine Publications, is just such a book. Painstakingly researched over many years by Peter Deadman, editor-in-chief of The Journal of Chinese Medicine, and colleagues Mazin Al-Khafaji and Kevin Baker, this book has become the primary reference in the West for the study of acupuncture points and channels.
With the subtle use of color to illustrate the acupuncture points and anatomical features, the new second edition of A Manual of Acupuncture is even more attractive and user-friendly than the first. Introductory chapters describe and illustrate the channels and collaterals, the various categories of points, and methods of selection, location, and needling.
Ensuing chapters present each of the points of the 14 channels as well as the extra (miscellaneous) points, identified by their English and pinyin names, and Chinese characters. Each point is located in accordance with the most exacting anatomical standards to be found in any Western textbook.