Table of contents for The acupressure atlas / Bernard C. Kolster and Astrid Waskowiak ; translated from the German by Nikolas Win Myint.

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Contents
Preface	7
Introduction	8
Activating Body and Life Energies Naturally	8
Preventive Approaches of Chinese Medicine	9
The Basics of Acupressure	10
The Origins and Principles of Acupressure	10
Traditional Chinese Medicine	10
Meridians: The Body's Energy Pathways	33
How Acupressure Works	46
Using Acupressure	47
Acupressure Step by Step	50
Applying Acupressure	50
Preparation	50
The Basic Techniques	55
Ground Rules for Treating Yourself or a Partner	64
Moxibustion	65
Acupressure on Different Parts of the Body	68
Targeting Ailments with Acupressure	144
Sleeping Problems, Headaches, Exhaustion	144
Sleeping Problems	144
Headaches and Migraines	148
Exhaustion	152
Breathing Problems	156
Bronchitis and Bronchial Asthma	156
Sinus Ailments	161
Colds and the Flu	164
Problems in the Urogenital System	170
Menstrual Problems and Premenstrual Syndrome	170
Urinary Tract Infections	174
Problems in the Digestive Tract	178
Digestive Problems	178
Gastrointestinal Problems	182
Motion Sickness and Nausea	185
Problems in the Musculoskeletal System	188
Neck Pain	188
Back Pain/Lumbago	192
Tennis Elbow	195
Wellness Massage	200
The Head and Neck Massage	200
Relaxation Exercises	201
Whole-Body Massage	202
Appendix	210
Overview of Acupressure Points	210
The Skeletal and Meridian Systems: Illustrations	227
Glossary	232
Resources
Bibliography	235
Index	238

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Acupressure -- Atlases.
Reflexology (Therapy) -- Atlases.