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The Active Points Test
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The Active Points Test
A Clinical Test for Identifying and Selecting Effective Points for Acupuncture and Related Therapies
Stefano Marcelli

The Active Points Test is a clinical instrument for identifying and selecting the points on the skin that are most effective for treatment. These points may be close to the seat of the disease, for example on the shoulder for periarthritis, or far away, for example on the ear or head for stomach pain or a cough.

2014, Paperback: £19.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-233-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Subject: Acupuncture and herbal medicine


Heavenly Stems and Earthly Branches - TianGan DiZhi
Heavenly Stems and Earthly Branches - TianGan DiZhi
The Heart of Chinese Wisdom Traditions
Master Zhongxian Wu and Dr Karin Taylor Wu

Essential reading for serious students of Chinese practical arts, including medicine, martial arts and FengShui, Master Zhongxian Wu and Dr Karin Taylor Wu provide a detailed explanation of the 22 GanZhi symbols in this book, outlining the characteristics of each, and their interactions and relationships.

2014, Hardback: £40.00/ $65.00
ISBN: 978-1-84819-151-8, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 268pp

Subjects: Chinese medicine overviews and diagnosis , Professional development and multidisciplinary, Martial arts


Qigong and Chinese Self-Massage for Everyday Health Care
Qigong and Chinese Self-Massage for Everyday Health Care
Ways to Address Chronic Health Issues and to Improve Your Overall Health Based on Chinese Medicine Techniques
Compiled by Zeng Qingnan

Discover the quick and easy Chinese exercise approach to common daily health problems in this fully-illustrated and easy-to-follow handbook. Based on millennia of effective Chinese medicine and health practice, the Qigong and self-massage techniques described take just a few minutes a day, and can resolve on-going issues such as knee pain, hemorrhoids, insomnia, sciatica and lower back pain. More immediate problems such as a stiff neck or a headache can be addressed straight away, and there is even a remedy for grey hair.

2013, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-199-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 200pp

Subjects: Medical qigong, Qigong , Self-help and general interest


Heavenly Stems and Earthly Branches - TianGan DiZhi
Heavenly Stems and Earthly Branches - TianGan DiZhi
The Keys to the Sublime
Master Zhongxian Wu and Dr Karin Taylor Wu

TianGan (Heavenly Stems) and DiZhi (Earthly Branches), commonly abbreviated to GanZhi, originated in the ancient Chinese cosmological sciences and is a complex calendrical system which was created to codify the patterns of life and of the universe itself. The ten symbols of Gan express the Yin or Yang perspective of Five Elements and embody the Way of Heaven. The 12 symbols of Zhi, made manifest in the 12 animals of the Chinese zodiac, hold the root of each Element and embrace the Way of Earth.

2013, Card Set: £14.99 + VAT = £17.99/ $25.00
ISBN: 978-1-84819-150-1, 144 x 104mm (portrait)

Subjects: Chinese medicine overviews and diagnosis , Professional development and multidisciplinary, Martial arts


Principles of Chinese Medicine
Principles of Chinese Medicine
What it is, how it works, and what it can do for you
2nd edition
Angela Hicks

Acupuncture, Chinese herbs, qigong, tui na massage and diet therapy have been used by the Chinese for over 2000 years, and they are still the treatments of choice for millions of people throughout the East. Now, Westerners are becoming aware of the many benefits of these potent therapies and the popularity of Chinese medicine is spreading rapidly.

2013, Paperback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-130-3, 197mm x 130mm / 7.75in x 5in, 224pp

Subject: Self-help and general interest


Celestial Healing
Celestial Healing
Energy, Mind and Spirit in Traditional Medicines of China, and East and Southeast Asia
Marc S. Micozzi, MD, PhD with Kevin Ergil, MA, MS, LAc (Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture, Qi, and Qi Gong), Laurel S. Gabler, BA, MSc (Thai Medicine) and Kerry Palanjian, BA, MBA (Shiatsu)

Historically, the influence of Chinese medical traditions, thought to be revealed from divine sources, extended East to Korea and Japan and as far South as Indochina, the Malay Peninsula and the Indonesian Archipelago. As the distinct medical traditions of these regions encountered the ancient medicine of mainland China, they absorbed and transformed them based on their own indigenous healing practices, and herbal and plant resources.

2011, Hardback: £18.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-060-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp
2013, Paperback: £11.99/ $18.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-157-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

Subjects: Acupuncture and herbal medicine, Nutrition, integrative and Ayurvedic medicine, Self-help and general interest


Qigong Massage for Your Child with Autism
Qigong Massage for Your Child with Autism
A Home Program from Chinese Medicine
Louisa Silva

Qigong massage has been used in China for thousands of years as a means to achieve health and wellbeing, and to treat a wide variety of ailments. This book teaches parents a simple qigong massage programme that has been developed specifically for the needs of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs).

2011, Paperback: £17.89 + VAT = £19.05/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-070-2, Crown SD, 144pp

Subjects: Medical qigong, Qigong , Yoga and bodywork


Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork for Autism Spectrum Disorders
Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork for Autism Spectrum Disorders
A Guide for Parents and Caregivers
Virginia S. Cowen

Massage techniques are widely and effectively used in treatment of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) to address sensory issues, motor problems and touch receptivity. However, the variety of different styles of massage available often leaves parents baffled and unsure about which touch therapy treatment is best for their child.

2011, Paperback: £13.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-049-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Subjects: Family life , Books for children , Yoga and bodywork


Illustrated Treatment for Cervical Spondylosis Using Massage Therapy
Illustrated Treatment for Cervical Spondylosis Using Massage Therapy
Tang Xuezhang and Yu Tianyuan

Cervical Spondylosis is a condition in which cervical vertebrae and invertebral discs in the neck degenerate. The condition is an almost inevitable part of aging and can cause extreme neck pain and lead to arm and hand problems. Unlike any form of Western medical treatment, Massage Therapy from Traditional Chinese Medicine is a non-invasive, successful method of relieving this pain and increasing the movement and daily comfort of sufferers.

2011, Paperback: £17.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-062-7, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 128pp

Subject: Yoga and bodywork


Illustrated Treatment for Migraine using Acupuncture, Moxibustion and Tuina Massage
Illustrated Treatment for Migraine using Acupuncture, Moxibustion and Tuina Massage
Cui Chengbin and Xing Xiaomin

Migraine is a condition that Western medicine finds notoriously difficult to treat, and acupuncture, moxibustion and Tuina massage can all be effective methods of bringing about relief. This clear and comprehensive guide will enable practitioners to carry out treatment and significantly ease symptoms and suffering.

2011, Paperback: £19.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-061-0, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 208pp

Subjects: Acupuncture and herbal medicine, Yoga and bodywork

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