This book contains a thorough and detailed presentation of Kiiko Matsumoto's clinical work to date and the background behind it.
This first volume details her unique approach to abdominal diagnosis and includes chapters on her major constitutional treatment strategies such as immune system imbalance, hormonal imbalance, nervous system problems, Blood stagnation, blood sugar imbalance and structural imbalances.
There is a comprehensive section on her specialised use of of both regular points as well as unique Japanese points and a chapter on her pioneering approach to the treatment of scars. The book has numerous case histories which provide useful insights into the clinical application of the treatments.
It is illustrated throughout with numerous diagrams. There is a very comprehensive contents listing, but no index in this volume.
This is an important book which brings together for the first time the work of this modern Master.
It is a distillation on her many years study with Japanese Acupuncture and Shiatsu Masters as well as her own vast clinical experience.
It gives valuable insights into the Chinese Classics and how they may be rendered comprehensible and clinically relevant to common yet often difficult problems encountered in clinic. An invaluable book for any practitioner looking for new and stimulating ideas and approaches.