Kiiko Matsumoto is a licensed acupuncturist, internationally recognized for her scholarly work interpreting the Chinese Classics and her unique and practical acupuncture style.
She is the author of numerous texts on acupuncture in the United States, including the recently acclaimed Kiiko Matsumoto's Clinical Strategies Volumes 1 and 2, and a regular contributor to the prestigious Japanese acupuncture magazine, Ido-No-Nippon.
In addition to her private practice in Boston, Massachusetts, Ms. Matsuomoto is frequently asked to teach around the world. She is well-known for her ability to integrate the work of important Japanese masters including Master Nagano, Master Kawai, and Dr. Manaka in a straightforward and practical way.
Her passion for the Chinese Classics and powerful teaching style are her trademark.
Kiiko Matsumoto's Clinical Strategies in the Spirit of Master Nagano, Vol. 1
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 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 high quality diagrams. There is a 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 of 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 difficult problems, often encountered in clinic.
An invaluable book for any practitioner looking for new and stimulating ideas and approaches.
Kiiko Matsumoto's Clinical Strategies. In the Spirit of Master Nagano. Volume 2
This book completes the presentation of Kiiko Matsumoto's clinical work to date and the background behind it. The first volume details her unique approach to abdominal diagnosis and includes chapters on her major constitutional treatment strategies. In this second volume there are detailed notes on the use of Ren Mai and Du Mai points as well as treatment protocols for specific disorders. These include disorders of the Eye, Ear and upper respiratory system as well as neurological, psychological, orthopedic, and digestive disorders. There are also chapters dealing comprehensively with the cardiovascular system, gynecology and infertility. It is illustrated throughout. Both volumes encapsulate Matsumoto's work, detailing the treatment protocols and techniques formulated through many years of study with Japanese Acupuncture and Shiatsu Masters as well as her own vast clinical experience.