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Thai Healing Arts Reference BookFirst published: May 2019
Last updated: November 2021
Length: 230 pages
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This reference guide offers you a complete, in-depth overview of all Thai Traditional Healing Arts modalities, Thai Traditional Medicine theoretical concepts, and the social, cultural and historical context wherein the Thai Healing Arts appear in Thailand.

This book is not a training course and doesn't contain instructions of techniques, but aims at providing you with a thorough understanding of the topic presented.

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PREFACE
CONCEPTS
~ Thai Traditional Medicine 7
~ Branches of Thai Traditional Medicine 9
~ Traditional Massage and Bodywork 12
~ Thai Traditional Massage 15
~ Thai Traditional Midwifery 18
~ Thai Herbal Medicine 20
~ Thai Traditional Pharmacy 23
~ Holistic Approach in Traditional Medicine 25
~ Body, Mind and Energy in Thai Traditional Medicine 31
~ Lom Pran and Prana Life Energy 33
~ The Four Body Elements: Earth, Water, Wind, Fire 35
~ Traditional Diagnostics in Thailand 41
~ Thai Acupressure Techniques 45
~ Pancha Kosha Philosophy and Thai Medicine 47
~ The Concept of Regaining Heat 50
~ Sib Sen Energy Lines (Sen Sip) 52
~ Sib Sen Energy Lines Diagnosis 56
MODALITIES
~ Thai Abdominal Binding 60
~ Thai Amatarot Massage 62
~ Thai Baby and Infant Massage 63
~ Thai Bamboo Massage 65
~ Thai Barefoot Massage (Walking Massage) 67
~ Thai Breast Care and Breastfeeding Practices 68
~ Thai Breast Massage for Lactation 73
~ Thai Cannabis (CBD) | Herbal Practices 75
~ Thai Chair Massage 77
~ Thai Chi Nei Tsang Abdominal Detox Massage 79
~ Thai Cupping 82
~ Thai Ekgakraohm Herbal Steam Baths 83
~ Thai Facial Massage 85
~ Thai Fire Therapy Massage (Yam Khang) 86
~ Thai Folk Massage (Nuad Chaloeisak) 88
~ Thai Foot Massage and Reflexology 90
~ Thai Hand Massage 92
~ Thai Head, Neck, and Shoulder Massage 93
~ Thai Heated Clay Pot Compresses 95
~ Thai Herbal Baths 97
~ Thai Herbal Compress Massage (Luk Pra Kob) 99
~ Thai Herbal Sitz Baths 101
~ Thai Herbal Steam and Heat Treatments 103
~ Thai Jabkasai Testicles Massage 105
~ Thai Jap Sen or Nerve Touch Massage 107
~ Thai Kao Krachome Steaming 108
~ Thai Karsai Nei Tsang Genital Detox Massage 109
~ Thai Kon Sau – Hot Stone Compresses 112
~ Thai Kud Thong Childbirth Massage 114
~ Thai Lanna Detox Massage (Ched Haek) 116
~ Thai Lanna Folk Healing Arts 117
~ Thai Lanna Massage 120
~ Thai Loincloth Stretching Massage (Pa Kao Mah) 122
~ Thai Massage Fusions 124
~ Thai Massage Northern and Southern Style 131
~ Thai Oil Massage and Aromatherapy 134
~ Thai Ovary Massage 136
~ Thai Postpartum Care and Massage (Yu Fai) 138
~ Thai Prenatal Massage (Pregnancy Massage) 140
~ Thai Royal Massage (Nuad Rajasamnak) 143
~ Thai Scraping 146
~ Thai Table Massage 147
~ Thai Tok Sen 149
~ Thai Traditional Bone Setting (Thai Chiropractic) 150
~ Thai Traditional Intrapartum Care and Massage 152
~ Thai Traditional Postpartum Confinement (Yu Duan) 154
~ Thai Traditional Vaginal Steaming 157
~ Thai Traditional Yoga (Reusi Dat Ton) 159
~ Thai Vipassana Meditation 161
~ Thai Wissum Nuad Tong Boran 164
~ Thai Womblifting 165
~ Thai Ya Dong Lao 166
~ Thai Yoga Massage 168
~ Thai Yok Thong (Uterus Massage) 171
CONTEXT
~ The History of Wat Pho 173
~ Origins of the Thai Healing Arts 176
~ The Historic Thai Massage Revival Project 181
~ The Ancient Reusi Hermits from Thailand 185
~ Origins of Reusi Dat Ton (Thai Yoga) 188
~ Jivaka – Father Doctor of Thai Medicine 190
~ The Wai Khru Ceremony 193
~ Buddhism and the Thai Healing Arts 197
~ Ayurveda and the Thai Healing Arts 201
~ Traditional Chinese Medicine and Thai Medicine 203
~ How Thai People Learn Thai Massage 205
~ Beliefs around Pregnancy and Childbirth 209
~ The Genital Massage Industry in Thailand 212
~ Thai Massage and Erotic Sex Work in Thailand 214
~ Thai Massage Practitioner Code of Ethics 216
~ Thai Massage Associations and Organizations in Thailand 219
~ Thai Traditional Medicine Clinics and Hospitals 224
~ The Future of the Thai Healing Arts in Thailand 226
APPENDIX

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