Chinese acupressure is an ancient therapy using kneading, rubbing, pressing, and stroking to stimulate different acupoints on the body. It is a great way to relieve pain, soothe the nerves, improve skin condition and even prevent disease!
In The Complete Guide of Self-Massage, the theories based on traditional Chinese medicine are explained in simple language to provide a basic knowledge of:
- The meridian system
- meridian pathways
- Body network
- Individual acupoints
Common massage techniques are demonstrated with detailed descriptions and illustrations. All techniques are self-massage methods—meaning that you can give yourself a massage without any help! A list of massage techniques that can combat the 50 most common illnesses is included along with suggestions on massage frequency and intensity.