This book review is part of a series that covers the topic of Acupressure. Acupressure involves placing physical pressure by hand, elbow, or with the aid of various devices on different acupuncture points on the surface of the body to alleviate pain and stress. Michael Blate is the Official Guide to Acupressure.

Touch for Health: A Practical Guide to Natural Health with Acupressure Touch and Massage, by John Thie, Matthew Thie, is a valuable resource for people interested in Acupressure, and it is available through and Barnes & Noble.

Book Description

With over ½ million copies in print since 1973, John Thie’s "Touch for Health" phenomenon has flourished worldwide to help more than 10 million people in over 40 countries restore their natural healing energies and enjoy vibrant health through his unique treatment of posture and muscle balancing that combines simple aspects of acupressure touch and massage. From this book, you will learn the techniques that chiropractors, alternative health specialists, athletic trainers, and massage therapists have found invaluable in preventive health-care treatment.

John Thie, D.C. is the current president of the Touch For Health Foundation after having led Thie Chiropractic Clinic for 35 years as a director in Pasadena, California. With degrees from USC, the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, and UCLA, he has served on the faculties of many Southern California universities, where his treatment and technique gained recognition throughout the world.

Matthew Thie, M.Ed., has collaborated directly with his father since 1996, developing healing protocol, writing articles, teaching seminars around the world, and working with students.

Author's Bio: 

This book review is part of a series that covers the topic of Acupressure. The Official Guide to Acupressure is Michael Blate. Author, lecturer and natural health educator, Michael Blate has spent most of his life researching and sharing acupressure and other "self-health" methods and traditional spiritual teachings from around the world. Michael has a special gift for presenting complex teachings in a straightforward, practical and easy-to-use format.

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Michael Blate, the Official Guide To Acupressure