Ease your aches and find relief through the power of touch

Author: Synthia Andrews, Bobbi Dempsey
Publisher: New Page Books
Subject: New Thought
ISBN: 978-0-470-13942-4
Pages: 360
Format: Paper
Price: $15.00 (plus post)


Searching for alternative treatments for pain? This friendly, do-it-yourself guide introduces you to the basics and benefits of acupressure and reflexology, showing you step-by-step how to nurture your emotional and physical well-being and that of someone else. You’ll see how to target specific body parts to address your ailments and improve your emotional as well as your physical well-being.

  • Understand basic healing principles
  • Relieve your specific aches and pains
  • Boost your immune system
  • Address age-related ailments
  • Find professional help

Features healing routines and illustrations to guide you.

Table of Contents:


How to Use This Book

Part I: Touching on the Basics of Acupressure and Reflexology

Chapter 1. Acupressure and Reflexology Essentials
Chapter 2. Healing Yourself or a Loved One
Chapter 3. The Terrain: Bones, Muscles, Meridians, and Reflex Zones
Chapter 4. Technique: The Healing Touch
Chapter 5. Professional Help Wanted?

Part II: Promoting Emotional and Physical Wellness

Chapter 6. Maintaining Good Health
Chapter 7. Balancing Emotions for Well-Being
Chapter 8. Emotional Upset

Part III: Where Does It Hurt? Treating Common Aches And Ailments

Chapter 9. Putting Your Best Foot Forward
Chapter 10. Healing the Leg and Hip Regions
Chapter 11. Relieving Backaches
Chapter 12. Relief for Hurting Heads (and Pains in the Neck)
Chapter 13. Lending a Hand (And Arm and Shoulder, Too!)
Chapter 14. Time for a Gut Check
Chapter 15. Chest-Related Care and Considerations

Part IV: Addressing Specific Needs and Concerns

Chapter 16. Age-Related Treatments
Chapter 17. Especially for Women
Chapter 18. Fighting Colds, Preventing Illness, and Relieving Some Chronic Conditions

Part 5: The Part of Tens

Chapter 19. Ten Myths and Misconceptions about Acupressure and Reflexology
Chapter 20. Ten Ways Acupressure and Reflexology Can Enrich Your Life