By Tang Xue-zhang & Yu tian-yuan
Trade paperback book
125 pages, 6.00 x 9.00″
Degeneration of the cervical vertebrae and intervertebral discs is a common result of aging. The neck pain and arm and hand problems that often result can be suceessfully relieved using tuina – traditional Chinese massage therapy. This book and DVD set uses image, illustration, and demonstration to cover the pathology and clinical manifestation of cervical spondylosis, the fundamentals of treatment, essential aspects of the meridians and collaterals, acupoints, and basic therapeutic manipulations. Tuina therapy techniques are fully elucidated, along with tips on avoidable errors or misapplications. A chapter on prevention of cervical spondylosis includes helpful guidelines, self-massage techniques, and functional exercises for optimal care of the neck.