Massage (Ānmó 按摩)

CHEN Bao–xing and Garé LeCOMPTE

A chart illustrating the points in the body used in massage, acupuncture, and moxibustion treatments.

Throughout China’s long history massage has often been used by Chinese as a conservative treatment for many ailments such as sprained joints and impaired circulation. Developed around the ancient Chinese principles of yin and yang and the concept of qi, or life force, therapeutic massage remains a popular medical technique today.

Archaeological studies….

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By | 2014-12-16T16:54:15+00:00 January 23rd, 2012|Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, Medicine, Science, Technology, and Medicine|Comments Off on Massage (Ānmó 按摩)

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