An Illustrated Handbook of Traditional Chinese Health Preservation : This book gives a detailed, step-by-step introduction to traditional Chinese massage and exercise therapy designed to teat a wide variety of muscle and bone ailments and generally improve the health. Illustrated with 499 color photos, the book is easy to follow for laymen and a good training manual for medical workers. It introduces ancient, completely natural methods of massage that have been developed and improved upon over the centuries and found effective for treating injuries, dislocated joints, arthritis, stiffness and spasms, and many other painful afflictions. Even healthy people will find the massage soothing and comfortable. The Atlas ends with a section detailing a series of gentle exercises that tone the muscles and lubricate the joints and are simple to learn by following descriptions and photos.