The ultimate, step-by-step guide to understanding and using the traditional Chinese medicinal art of cupping to reduce pain and heal injuries.
An important part of Traditional Chinese Medicine for thousands of years, cupping has recently gained widespread acclaim for its many benefits. It may look like some kind of torture and temporarily leave strange circles on your skin, but it’s so effective that everyone from professional athletes to famous celebrities is using it to improve their health and well being.
In this book, you will discover what cupping is, how it works, and which cupping techniques would be best for you. You will learn the science behind the suction and the many conditions and ailments it can alleviate, including:
• Lower Back Strain • Tennis Elbow • Wrist and Forearm Pain • Neck and Shoulder Injuries • Sore Hamstrings • Knee Pain • Allergies • Insomnia • Anxiety and Stress • Constipation • Eczema • Menstruation
Kenneth Choi is a Registered Acupuncturist (R.Ac), as well as a Registered Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner (R.TCMP) with the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario (CTCMPAO).
Kenneth graduated from University of Toronto with his Honors Bachelor of Science in Human Biology, specializing in Genes, Genetics and Biotechnology. He then went on to graduate from McGill University with his Masters of Science in Biotechnology. He received his Chinese Medicine training from the Toronto School of Traditional Chinese Medicine, where he graduated with the 4 year Advanced diploma.
He is the Director of the Acupuncture Program and Chinese Herbology Program at the Shiatsu School of Canada and SSC Acupuncture Institute. He also practices Acupuncture and TCM at his clinic, Richmond Hill Acupuncture and Natural Therapy Clinic in Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada.