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The Active Points Test

A Clinical Test for Identifying and Selecting Effective Points for Acupuncture and Related Therapies

Stefano Marcelli

Providing a comprehensive and effective system for point selection, this is essential reading for practitioners and students of acupuncture and related reflex and manual therapies. Dr Stefano Marcelli sets out the theory of The Active Points Test and offers detailed guidance on how to carry it out and how to interpret the results, as well as explaining how the test can be used in different... more »

September 2014, Paperback: £19.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-233-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 192pp

Keywords: acupuncture, bodywork, Chinese medicine, complementary therapies, energy work, health care, massage, meridians, moxibustion, Qi, reflexology, shiatsu, TCM diagnosis, traditional Chinese medicine, tuina

Baby Shiatsu

Baby Shiatsu

Gentle Touch to Help your Baby Thrive

Karin Kalbantner-Wernicke and Tina Haase
Illustrated by Monika Werneke
Translated by Anne Oppenheimer

This illustrated guide features step-by-step instructions to shiatsu techniques that have been adapted to encourage motor and sensory skills and support emotional and energetic foundations. Baby shiatsu can be highly effective at combating stomach pains, wind, colic, teething and sleep problems and techniques to help ease these symptoms are shown. more »

2012, Paperback: £13.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-104-4, 220 x 173mm (portrait), 160pp

Keywords: alternative therapies, bodywork, child development, children, complementary therapies, energy work, massage, meridians, parenting, sensory issues, shiatsu

New! Chair Yoga

Chair Yoga

Seated Exercises for Health and Wellbeing

Edeltraud Rohnfeld

With voiceover instructions and onscreen demonstrations, this DVD guides the viewer through two 40-minute chair yoga routines, which can be practiced by virtually anyone to stimulate physical and mental wellbeing. This versatile form of yoga is specially designed for those with limited mobility through age, illness, injury or physical disability. more »

2013, DVD: £9.16 + VAT = £10.99/ $17.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-184-6, 83 minutes

Keywords: adults, bodywork, cerebral palsy, complementary therapies, disability, energy work, health care, massage, movement, occupational therapy, older people, yoga

Comforting Touch in Dementia and End of Life Care

Comforting Touch in Dementia and End of Life Care

Take My Hand

Barbara Goldschmidt and Niamh van Meines
Illustrated by James Goldschmidt

The radiant energy in human touch can have a powerful therapeutic effect for those who are elderly, ill or dying. Explaining the benefits, practicalities and research behind touch therapy, this book teaches a simple hand massage sequence for all carers looking for an effective way to support and connect with a family member, friend or patient. more »

2011, Paperback: £15.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-073-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp

Keywords: alternative therapies, bodywork, carers, complementary therapies, dementia, energy work, families, health care, massage, nursing, occupational therapy, older people, palliative care

New! Complementary Therapies for Older People in Care

Complementary Therapies for Older People in Care

Sharon Tay

An invaluable companion to practice for novice complementary and beauty therapists working with older people in care, this book offers unique practical advice on issues that are often overlooked in training. It offers guidance on tackling common pitfalls and difficulties, as well as a wealth of practical tips and techniques for practice. more »

2013, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-178-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 216pp

Keywords: acupuncture, adults, alternative therapies, Alzheimer's disease, aromatherapy, bodywork, carers, Chinese medicine, complementary therapies, dementia, diet, face diagnosis, health care, herbal treatment, massage, nursing, nutrition, older people, palliative care, residential care, tai chi

Japanese Holistic Face Massage

Japanese Holistic Face Massage

Rosemary Patten

Japanese holistic face massage is based on the Chinese system of medicine and was originally used by geisha girls to maintain a youthful complexion. A comprehensive introductory guide, this book explains how to carry out the massage and explores the therapeutic benefits of this type of treatment. more »

2013, Paperback: £14.99/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-122-8, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 144pp

Keywords: alternative therapies, bodywork, Chinese medicine, complementary therapies, emotions, face diagnosis, health care, massage, meridians, prana, Qi

The Mystery of Pain

The Mystery of Pain

Douglas Nelson

Working on the principle that the more you understand about pain, the more power you have to influence it; this book presents a comprehensive yet accessible guide to the scientific research into pain. It covers everything from the physical and psychological processes to the different types of pain and key issues such as social support. more »

2013, Paperback: £15.99/ $25.00
ISBN: 978-1-84819-152-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Keywords: acupuncture, alternative therapies, anxiety, bodywork, Chinese medicine, complementary therapies, depression, emotions, energy work, health care, massage, mental health, migraine, occupational therapy, pain management, psychology, psychotherapy, sensory issues

Principles of Reflexology

Principles of Reflexology

What it is, how it works, and what it can do for you

Nicola Hall

This introductory guide covers the history and theory behind reflexology as well as the principles of practice. The book includes an outline of how treatment works and how it is given, a guide to the reflex areas, effective reflexology treatments and case studies, reflexology as a preventative therapy and how to find a reliable reflexologist. more »

2013, Paperback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-137-2, 197mm x 130mm / 7.75in x 5in, 144pp

Keywords: alternative therapies, bodywork, Chinese medicine, complementary medicine, complementary therapies, health care, massage, pain management, reflexology

Principles of Reiki

Principles of Reiki

What it is, how it works, and what it can do for you

Kajsa Krishni Boräng

Reiki is an ancient Japanese healing system based on channelling spiritual energy through the hands. This concise introduction covers the history and spiritual principles of Reiki, how it is taught and practiced and what to expect from treatment. It explains how Reiki can be used in healing in everyday life and how to find a Reiki teacher. more »

2013, Paperback: £9.99/ $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-138-9, 197mm x 130mm / 7.75in x 5in, 128pp

Keywords: bodywork, complementary therapies, energy work, massage, pain management, spirituality

Regrowing Hair Naturally

Regrowing Hair Naturally

Effective Remedies and Natural Treatments for Men and Women with Alopecia Areata, Alopecia Androgenetica, Telogen Effluvium and Other Hair Loss Problems

Vera Peiffer

This book contains a wealth of easy-to-understand tests and advice that people affected by hair loss can put into practice straightaway. It covers a full range of natural approaches, from nutrition and hypnotherapy, to detoxification and bodywork exercises and includes a self-hypnosis CD. more »

2013, Paperback: £14.07 + VAT = £14.98/ $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-139-6, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 160pp

Keywords: alternative therapies, anxiety, complementary therapies, depression, diet, drugs, energy work, health care, homeopathy, hypnotherapy, massage, nutrition

Sei-Ki

Sei-Ki

Life in Resonance - The Secret Art of Shiatsu

Akinobu Kishi and Alice Whieldon

Akinobu Kishi is regarded as one of the leading exponents of shiatsu, and his theory and practice of Seiki Soho are explained for the first time in this important book. The book consists of a dialogue about the fundamental principles and practice of Seiki Soho, and will be essential reading for all shiatsu practitioners and students. more »

2011, Paperback: £15.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-042-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 176pp

Keywords: bodywork, complementary therapies, energy work, massage, meridians, shiatsu

Sleep Difficulties and Autism Spectrum Disorders

Sleep Difficulties and Autism Spectrum Disorders

A Guide for Parents and Professionals

Kenneth J. Aitken

This comprehensive guide to the management of sleep difficulties focuses on the problems that are commonly found in Autism Spectrum Disorders and related conditions. The author explains sleep and everything that affects it and gives detailed outlines of all the proven medications and western and eastern non-pharmacological remedies available. more »

2012, Paperback: £26.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-84905-259-7, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 320pp

Keywords: ADHD, alternative therapies, Asperger syndrome, autism, biomedical intervention, challenging behaviour, child development, child psychiatry, child psychology, children, Chinese medicine, complementary therapies, counselling, depression, diet, early intervention, eating disorders, emotions, encopresis, epilepsy, families, health care, high functioning autism, massage, mental health, nonverbal learning disabilities, occupational therapy, parenting, personal hygiene, seizures, sleep, substance abuse

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Using the Bowen Technique to Address Complex and Common Conditions

John Wilks and Isobel Knight

This book shows how the Bowen technique can be used to treat different conditions including lower back pain, frozen shoulder, tennis elbow and carpal tunnel, hayfever, asthma, diabetes (type 2), migraines, stress and tension disorders, fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue, as well as in palliative care and performance enhancement in sport and dance. more »

August 2014, Paperback: £35.00/ $60.00
ISBN: 978-1-84819-167-9, 254mm x 177.8mm / 10in x 7in, 368pp

Keywords: acupuncture, alternative therapies, anxiety, bodywork, children, complementary medicine, complementary therapies, dance, depression, energy work, health care, massage, movement, nutrition, occupational therapy, pain management, palliative care, Parkinson's disease, trauma

Vital Face

Vital Face

Facial Exercises and Massage for Health and Beauty

Leena Kiviluoma

This is a fully-illustrated guide to stretching and massage techniques to relax the facial, neck and shoulder muscles. The exercises address health issues such as teeth clenching and grinding, pain in the face, jaw, head or neck, and can improve the effects of Bell's Palsy. They also help reduce facial lines and leave the skin healthy and glowing. more »

2013, Paperback: £12.99/ $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84819-166-2, 230 x 186mm, 192pp

Keywords: alternative therapies, bodywork, complementary therapies, health care, massage, migraine, movement, nutrition, occupational therapy, older people, pain management

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