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Thai Healing Arts Reference Book

Written by: Marce Ferreira
First Published: May 2019
Last Updated: May 2020
Length: 210 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 social, cultural and historical 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.

Table of Contents

PREFACE
CONCEPTS
~ What Is Thai Traditional Medicine? 8
~ What Is Traditional Bodywork? 10
~ Holistic Approach 12
~ Body, Mind and Energy in Traditional Thai Medicine 17
~ Lom Pran and Prana Life Energy 19
~ Sib Sen Energy Lines – Foundation of Thai Massage 21
~ The Four Body Elements: Earth, Water, Wind, Fire 23
~ Traditional Diagnostics & Treatments in Thailand 28
~ Sen Energy Lines Diagnosis 31
~ Thai Acupressure 34
~ Pancha Kosha Philosophy and Thai Medicine 36
~ The Concept of Regaining Heat 38
~ Thai Sib Sen Energy Lines Trajectories and Purpose 40
~ ~ Sen Sumana 41
~ ~ Sen Ittha 43
~ ~ Sen Pingkhala 45
~ ~ Sen Kalathari 47
~ ~ Sen Lawusang 49
~ ~ Sen Ulangka 50
~ ~ Sen Sahatsarangsi 51
~ ~ Sen Thawari 53
~ ~ Sen Nanthakrawat 55
~ ~ Sen Khitchanna 56
~ General Treatment Precautions & Contraindications 57
MODALITIES
~ Thai Abdominal Binding 61
~ Thai Amatarot Massage 62
~ Thai Baby & Infant Massage 63
~ Thai Bamboo Massage 64
~ Thai Barefoot Massage (Walking Massage) 65
~ Thai Breast Care and Breastfeeding Practices 66
~ Thai Breast Massage for Lactation 70
~ Thai Chi Nei Tsang Abdominal Detox Massage 72
~ Thai Cupping 75
~ Thai Ekgakraohm Herbal Steam Baths 76
~ Thai Facial Massage 77
~ Thai Fire Therapy Massage (Yam Khang) 78
~ Thai Foot Massage & Reflexology 80
~ Thai Hand Massage 82
~ Thai Herbal Applications After Childbirth 83
~ Thai Herbal Baths 89
~ Thai Herbal Compress Massage (Luk Pra Kob) 90
~ Thai Herbal Medicine 92
~ Thai Herbal Steam & Heat Treatments 95
~ Thai Jabkasai Testicles Massage 96
~ Thai Jap Sen or Nerve Touch Massage 97
~ Thai Karsai Nei Tsang Genital Detox Massage 98
~ Thai Kao Krachome Steaming 101
~ Thai Kon Sau – Hot Stone Compresses 102
~ Thai Kud Thong Childbirth Massage 103
~ Thai Lanna Detox Massage (Ched Haek) 104
~ Thai Oil Massage & Aromatherapy 105
~ Thai Ovary Massage 107
~ Thai Postpartum Care & Massage (Yu Fai) 109
~ Thai Prenatal Massage (Pregnancy Massage) 111
~ Thai Loincloth Stretching Massage (Pa Kao Mah) 113
~ Thai Scraping 114
~ Thai Table Massage 115
~ Thai Tok Sen 116
~ Thai Traditional Bone Setting (Thai Chiropractics) 117
~ Thai Tradional Intrapartum Care & Massage 119
~ Thai Traditional Massage (Nuad Thai) 121
~ Thai Traditional Midwifery (Moh Tum Yae) 124
~ Thai Traditional Pharmacy & Herbal Medicine 126
~ Thai Traditional Postpartum Confinement (Yu Duan) 128
~ Thai Traditional Vaginal Steaming 130
~ Thai Traditional Yoga (Reusi Dat Ton) 132
~ Thai Vipassana Meditation 134
~ Thai Womblifting 137
~ Thai Ya Dong Lao 138
~ Thai Yok Thong & Uterus Massage 139
STYLES & LINEAGES
~ Traditional Thai Massage Styles 141
~ ~ Northern Style and Southern Style
~ ~ Royal Style and Rural Style
~ ~ Traditional Style Variations
~ Reusi Datton Styles and Applications 143
~ Thai Lanna Folk Healing Arts 146
~ Traditional Lanna Thai Massage 149
~ Thai Royal Massage (Nuad Rajasamnak) 151
~ Thai Folk Massage (Nuad Chaloeisak) 154
~ Hybrid and Crossbreed Thai Massage Styles 156
CONTEXT
~ The History of Wat Pho 163
~ The Origins of the Thai Healing Arts 166
~ The Historic Thai Massage Revival Project 170
~ The Ancient Reusi Hermits from Thailand 174
~ The Origins of Thai Yoga Reusi Dat Ton 176
~ The Wai Khru Ceremony 178
~ Buddhism and the Thai Healing Arts 181
~ Ayurveda and the Thai Healing Arts 184
~ Traditional Chinese Medicine and the Thai Healing Arts 186
~ How Thai People Learn Thai Massage 188
~ Spiritual Beliefs and Superstitions around Pregnancy & Childbirth 192
~ The Genital Massage Industry in Thailand 195
~ Thai Massage and Erotic Sex Work in Thailand 196
~ Thai Massage Practitioner Code of Ethics of Thailand 198
~ Thai Massage Associations and Organizations in Thailand 201
~ Thai Traditional Medicine Clinics and Hospitals 205
~ The Future of the Thai Healing Arts in Thailand 207
APPENDIX

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