By Cui Cheng-bin & Zing Xiao-min
Trade paperback book
204 pages, 6.00 x 9.00″
Migraine is a common disease condition that has a demonstrable relationship with the endocrine system, food intake, genetics, and psychological factors. It can lead to dysfunction of the inner or outer nerves and blood vessels of the brain, with a negative impact or work and daily life. Acumoxa therapy and tuina, as natural therapies, provide good therapeutic results, without the side-effects common to biomedical drug therapy. This book introduces both TCM and biomedical pathogenesis of migraine, traditional and modern therapies, and typical case studies that will deepen the reader’s understanding of migraine. Chapters include location of points, common and adjunctive varieties of acupuncture therapy, tuina therapy including one-finger manipulation, rolling manipulation, manipulation according to syndrome differential, manipulation along channels, acupressure, chest points, arm points, and self-tuina. A final chapter details a summary of treatments.The accompanying DVD illustrates precisely how to carry out treatment.