Traditional Chinese Medicine Cupping Therapy, Paperback

Traditional Chinese Medicine Cupping Therapy Paperback


Traditional Chinese Medicine Cupping Therapy 3e provides a clear and detailed set of practical guidelines for the application of techniques of cupping in the context of TCM theory.

Exploring the role of cupping in a variety of clinical contexts - which range from the treatment of children to the effective management of sports injuries and myofascial pain - this well-established, highly successful volume retains its useful step-by-step approach to the effective application of traditional cupping techniques with special emphasis on issues of safety, expectation and theoretical principles of action.

Richly illustrated throughout, the latest edition of Traditional Chinese Medicine Cupping Therapy has been broadened to include discussion of the role of cupping in the management of an expanded range of pathological disorders and includes new chapters on Cupping Therapy Evidence-Based Research,Cupping's Folk Heritage, Cupping in Buddhist Medicine, Cosmetic Cupping Techniques and Cupping in Thailand's Traditional Lanna Medicine . Retaining the clear, accessible writing style that so readily characterised the success of earlier editions, Traditional Chinese Medicine Cupping Therapy 3e now comes with a website which contains a selection of practical videos showing the techniques explored and a fully downloadable image bank.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 372 pages, Approx. 210 illustrations (150 in full color)
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Complementary medicine
  • ISBN: 9780702043529



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