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Thai Healing Arts Reference Book
Modalities, Concepts, and Context
Thai Healing Arts Reference Book

Author: Marce Ferreira
First Published: May 2019
Last Updated: November 2019
Length: 150 pages
Formats: pdf, epub, mobi
Price: US$ 3.49


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This guide offers you a complete, in-depth overview and description of all Thai Traditional Healing Arts modalities, Thai Traditional Medicine theoretical concepts and the context wherein the Thai Healing Arts appear in Thailand.

Additionally, as for the conceptual framework, we have included maps/diagrams of each of the ten Thai Sib Sen energy lines with their respective trajectories and therapeutic indications.

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In the next paragraph you’ll find an overview of the Table of Contents and topics covered. A rough outline of the various Thai Healing Arts modalities is available in our article The Complete Thai Massage Treatments Reference List.

Table of Contents

PREFACE
CONCEPTS
~ WHAT IS THAI TRADITIONAL MEDICINE? 8
~ WHAT IS TRADITIONAL BODYWORK? 10
~ BODY, MIND AND ENERGY IN TRADITIONAL THAI MEDICINE 12
~ THE THEORETICAL FOUNDATION OF THAI MASSAGE 14
~ TRADITIONAL DIAGNOSTICS & TREATMENTS IN THAILAND 16
~ THE FOUR BODY ELEMENTS: EARTH, WATER, WIND, FIRE 19
~ THAI SIB SEN ENERGY LINES TRAJECTORIES AND PURPOSE 24
~ THAI SIB SEN – SEN SUMANA 26
~ THAI SIB SEN – SEN ITTHA 27
~ THAI SIB SEN – SEN PINGKHALA 29
~ THAI SIB SEN – SEN KALATHARI 31
~ THAI SIB SEN – SEN LAWUSANG / JUNTHAPUSUNK 33
~ THAI SIB SEN – SEN ULANGKA / RUCHUM 35
~ THAI SIB SEN – SEN SAHATSARANGSI 37
~ THAI SIB SEN – SEN THAWARI 39
~ THAI SIB SEN – SEN NANTHAKRAWAT 41
~ THAI SIB SEN – SEN KHITCHANNA 42
MODALITIES
~ THAI AMATAROT MASSAGE 44
~ THAI BABY & INFANT MASSAGE 45
~ THAI BAMBOO MASSAGE 46
~ THAI BAREFOOT MASSAGE (WALKING MASSAGE) 47
~ THAI CHI NEI TSANG ABDOMINAL DETOX MASSAGE 48
~ THAI CUPPING 51
~ THAI FACIAL MASSAGE 52
~ THAI FIRE THERAPY MASSAGE (YAM KHANG) 53
~ THAI FOOT MASSAGE & REFLEXOLOGY 55
~ THAI HAND MASSAGE 57
~ THAI HERBAL MEDICINE 58
~ THAI HERBAL COMPRESS MASSAGE (LUK PRA KOB) 61
~ THAI HERBAL STEAM & HEAT TREATMENTS 63
~ THAI JABKASAI TESTICLES MASSAGE 64
~ THAI JAP SEN OR NERVE TOUCH MASSAGE 65
~ THAI KARSAI NEI TSANG GENITAL DETOX MASSAGE 66
~ THAI LANNA DETOX MASSAGE (CHED HAEK) 69
~ THAI OIL MASSAGE & AROMATHERAPY 70
~ THAI POSTPARTUM CARE & MASSAGE (YU FAI) 72
~ THAI PRENATAL MASSAGE (PREGNANCY MASSAGE) 74
~ THAI LOINCLOTH STRETCHING MASSAGE (PA KAO MAH) 77
~ THAI SCRAPING 78
~ THAI TABLE MASSAGE 79
~ THAI TOK SEN 80
~ THAI TRADITIONAL BONE SETTING (THAI CHIROPRACTICS) 81
~ THAI TRADITIONAL MASSAGE (NUAD THAI) 83
~ THAI TRADITIONAL MIDWIFERY (MOH TUM YAE) 86
~ THAI TRADITIONAL PHARMACY & HERBAL MEDICINE 88
~ THAI TRADITIONAL POSTPARTUM CONFINEMENT (YU DUAN) 90
~ THAI TRADITIONAL YOGA (REUSI DAT TON) 92
~ THAI VIPASSANA MEDITATION 94
~ THAI WOMBLIFTING 97
~ THAI YOK THONG & UTERUS MASSAGE 98
~ TRADITIONAL LANNA THAI MASSAGE 99
~ TRADITIONAL THAI MASSAGE STYLES 100
~ THAI ROYAL MASSAGE (NUAD RAJASAMNAK) 102
~ THAI FOLK MASSAGE (NUAD CHALOEISAK) 105
~ HYBRID AND CROSSBREED THAI MASSAGE STYLES 107
CONTEXT
~ HISTORY OF WAT PHO – THE FIRST OFFICIAL THAI MASSAGE SCHOOL IN THAILAND 114
~ THE ORIGINS OF THE THAI HEALING ARTS 117
~ THE HISTORIC THAI MASSAGE REVIVAL PROJECT 121
~ THE WAI KHRU CEREMONY 125
~ THAI LANNA FOLK HEALING ARTS 128
~ HOW THAI PEOPLE LEARN THAI MASSAGE 131
~ THE GENITAL MASSAGE INDUSTRY IN THAILAND 135
~ THAI MASSAGE AND EROTIC SEX WORK IN THAILAND 136
~ THAI MASSAGE PRACTITIONER CODE OF ETHICS OF THAILAND 138
~ THAI MASSAGE ASSOCIATIONS AND ORGANIZATIONS IN THAILAND 141
~ THAI TRADITIONAL MEDICINE CLINICS AND HOSPITALS 145
~ THE FUTURE OF THE THAI HEALING ARTS IN THAILAND 147
APPENDIX

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