Hacking Chinese Medicine is an introductory book that demystifies the vocabulary of Chinese medicine. It dispels the error accumulations of centuries of mistranslations and political alterations to this ancient medicine. This book is a must-read for any beginning student of Chinese medicine, or anyone who is mildly interested in what is meant by Yin and Yang, or Qi, or Damp. And for that matter, Lungs and Liver… which do not mean Lungs or Liver.
Tracking the Dragon is a book on advanced channel theory. channel theory is the underlying basis for acupuncture and other aspects of Chinese medicine. This book teaches how to learn to detect, by hand, the electrical currents that run just under the skin: the mysterious “channels” of Chinese medicine. This book also teaches how to build a treatment plan based on the aberrations in channel Qi that one detects. Most acupuncture treatments are a “stab in the dark.” When you learn to detect where the currents are running amiss, your acupuncture and herbal treatment become scientific – and you can instantly know if your treatments have been effective.
Yin Tui Na teaches exactly how to perform the extremely light-touch manual therapy that can gently bring a patients’ attention to a long-forgotten or dissociated injury. This book is packed with photos showing how to hold various injured body parts, Together with explicit instruction in just how much pressure to use, for how long.
This book has been picked up by many schools of therapeutic massage, is currently being translated into French, and has been translated in Hungarian.
Recovery from Parkinson’s
Recovery from Parkinson’s shares all the most current findings of the research team of the Parkinson’s Recovery Project. This book includes chapters on how to accurately diagnose what type of Parkinson’s disease a person might have (an art untaught and unknown to most neurologists), what causes the various types of Parkinson’s, and what is involved in recovering from Parkinson’s disease.
This book is being updated, and is therefore not currently available in hard copy. You can download a free copy of the 2013 edition at pdrecovery.org. I hope to have the new edition finished by early 2017. The launch of the new edition will be posted on this website and the website of the Parkinson’s Recovery Project, and a hard copy edition will be available at that time. Keep an eye out!