Preface. Section One: Foundations. 1. Foundations and Development of Tui na. Section Two: Techniques and Methods. 2. Introduction to Tui na Techniques. 3. Basic Techniques. 4. Compound Techniques. 5. Coordinated Techniques. 6. Passive Movements. 7. Area Foundation Routines. 8. Ancillary Therapies. 9. External Herbs. Section Three: Tui na Treatment - General Principles for Creating and Planning Treatments. 10. Introduction to Section Three. 11. Muscular Skeletal Ailments. 12. Digestive Disorders. 13. Gynecological Problems. 14. Headaches and Hypertension. 15. Coughs, Colds and Asthma. 16. Combining Acupuncture and Tui na in Practice. Index.
A comprehensive handbook for students and practitioners of Tui na working in the West
Sarah Pritchard, Lic Ac., MBAcC. Dip Tui na (Nanjing) MRTCM, was one of the first Westerners to practice Tui na in the UK. She trained in both the UK and in Nanjing, China, and has been working as a professional Tui na practitioner and acupuncturist since 1994. She is the Tui na course co-ordinator and senior lecturer at the City College of Acupuncture, and the founder and director of Blackheath Complementary Health Centre, London. She is the chair and a founder member of the UK Register of Tui na Chinese Massage.