The Acupressure Atlas
By Bernard C. Kolster & Astrid Waskowiak. 10 x 13, 240 pages, paperback. A fully illustrated and comprehensive reference guide to acupressure. Provides acupressure treatments tailored for a wide variety of health disorders, including back pain, heart and circulatory problems, and even the common cold. Contains step-by-step instructions illustrated in full color for self-treatment or treatment of a partner.Trouble sleeping, sensitive stomach, headaches, joint problems, allergies: Sensory ailments such as these have been steadily increasing in Western countries for decades. Acupressure--massage along the bodys meridians in accordance with traditional Chinese medicine--can effectively prevent and treat all of these disorders, and more. The Acupressure Atlas is a fully illustrated and comprehensive reference guide that demonstrates how acupressure techniques activate and accelerate the bodys self-healing powers to alleviate many health problems, including even the common cold.Acupressure confers a holistic health benefit that prevents disorder from arising by harmonizing and balancing the bodys energies. It is particularly suited to self-treatment, the treatment of a partner, and especially the treatment of children. Along with an introduction to the origins and principles of traditional Chinese medicine, The Acupressure Atlas provides the most important basic techniques as well as step-by-step instructions, illustrated in full color, of the practical and specific information needed to put the healing techniques of acupressure at your fingertips.