Thai Healing Arts Reference Book | eBook


Author: Marce Ferreira
First Published: May 2019
Last Updated: January 2020
Length: 190 pages
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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
~ Pancha Kosha Philosophy and Thai Medicine 24
~ The Concept of Regaining Heat 26
~ Thai Sib Sen Energy Lines Trajectories and Purpose 28
~ Thai Sib Sen – Sen Sumana 30
~ Thai Sib Sen – Sen Ittha 31
~ Thai Sib Sen – Sen Pingkhala 33
~ Thai Sib Sen – Sen Kalathari 35
~ Thai Sib Sen – Sen Lawusang / Junthapusunk 37
~ Thai Sib Sen – Sen Ulangka / Ruchum 39
~ Thai Sib Sen – Sen Sahatsarangsi 41
~ Thai Sib Sen – Sen Thawari 43
~ Thai Sib Sen – Sen Nanthakrawat 45
~ Thai Sib Sen – Sen Khitchanna 46
~ General Treatment Precautions & Contraindications 47
MODALITIES
~ Thai Abdominal Binding 51
~ Thai Amatarot Massage 52
~ Thai Baby & Infant Massage 53
~ Thai Bamboo Massage 54
~ Thai Barefoot Massage (Walking Massage) 55
~ Thai Breast Care and Breastfeeding Practices 56
~ Thai Breast Massage for Lactation 60
~ Thai Chi Nei Tsang Abdominal Detox Massage 62
~ Thai Cupping 65
~ Thai Ekgakraohm Herbal Steam Baths 66
~ Thai Facial Massage 67
~ Thai Fire Therapy Massage (Yam Khang) 68
~ Thai Foot Massage & Reflexology 70
~ Thai Hand Massage 72
~ Thai Herbal Applications After Childbirth 73
~ Thai Herbal Baths 79
~ Thai Herbal Compress Massage (Luk Pra Kob) 80
~ Thai Herbal Medicine 82
~ Thai Herbal Steam & Heat Treatments 85
~ Thai Jabkasai Testicles Massage 86
~ Thai Jap Sen or Nerve Touch Massage 87
~ Thai Karsai Nei Tsang Genital Detox Massage 88
~ Thai Kao Krachome Steaming 91
~ Thai Kon Sau – Hot Stone Compresses 92
~ Thai Kud Thong Childbirth Massage 93
~ Thai Lanna Detox Massage (Ched Haek) 94
~ Thai Oil Massage & Aromatherapy 95
~ Thai Postpartum Care & Massage (Yu Fai) 97
~ Thai Prenatal Massage (Pregnancy Massage) 99
~ Thai Loincloth Stretching Massage (Pa Kao Mah) 101
~ Thai Scraping 102
~ Thai Table Massage 103
~ Thai Tok Sen 104
~ Thai Traditional Bone Setting (Thai Chiropractics) 105
~ Thai Traditional Intrapartum Care & Massage 107
~ Thai Traditional Massage (Nuad Thai) 109
~ Thai Traditional Midwifery (Moh Tum Yae) 112
~ Thai Traditional Pharmacy & Herbal Medicine 114
~ Thai Traditional Postpartum Confinement (Yu Duan) 116
~ Thai Traditional Vaginal Steaming 118
~ Thai Traditional Yoga (Reusi Dat Ton) 120
~ Thai Vipassana Meditation 122
~ Thai Womblifting 125
~ Thai Ya Dong Lao 126
~ Thai Yok Thong & Uterus Massage 127
STYLES & LINEAGES
~ Traditional Thai Massage Styles 129
~ Northern Style and Southern Style 129
~ Royal Style and Rural Style 129
~ Traditional Style Variations 130
~ Reusi Datton Styles and Applications 131
~ Thai Lanna Folk Healing Arts 134
~ Traditional Lanna Thai Massage 137
~ Thai Royal Massage (Nuad Rajasamnak) 138
~ Thai Folk Massage (Nuad Chaloeisak) 141
~ Hybrid and Crossbreed Thai Massage Styles 143
CONTEXT
~ The History of Wat Pho 150
~ The Origins of the Thai Healing Arts 153
~ The Historic Thai Massage Revival Project 157
~ The Ancient Reusi Hermits from Thailand 161
~ The Origins of Thai Yoga Reusi Dat Ton 163
~ The Wai Khru Ceremony 165
~ How Thai People Learn Thai Massage 168
~ Spiritual Beliefs and Superstitions Around Pregnancy & Childbirth 172
~ The Genital Massage Industry in Thailand 175
~ Thai Massage and Erotic Sex Work in Thailand 176
~ Thai Massage Practitioner Code of Ethics of Thailand 178
~ Thai Massage Associations and Organizations in Thailand 181
~ Thai Traditional Medicine Clinics and Hospitals 185
~ The Future of the Thai Healing Arts in Thailand 187
APPENDIX

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