Dit Da
Chinese跌打
Literal meaningfall, hit

Die da (Chinese: 跌打; pinyin: diē dǎ; Jyutping: dit3 daa2; lit. 'fall', 'hit') or dit da, is a traditional Chinese method of bone-setting used to treat trauma and injuries such as bone fractures, sprains, and bruises.

Background

An dit da clinic run by martial artist Lam Cho, at Blue House, Hong Kong

Dit da originated in Guangdong, China, and was usually practiced by martial artists who knew aspects of traditional Chinese medicine. Dit da specialists may also use or recommend dit da jow, other Chinese medical therapies, and in modern times, the use of Western medicine if serious injury is involved. Dit da is not commonly practiced in the West,[1] but it is currently practiced in Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Southeast Asia.[2]

Notable practitioners

See also

References

  1. ^ 跌打原理及常用藥物. Sportsoho 運動版圖. Retrieved 2019-01-30.
  2. ^ "What is Dit Da?". www.lamkamchuen.com. Retrieved 2019-01-30.
  3. ^ Macek, Pavel (27 October 2013). ""Tiger of Sai Gwaan": Hung Ga Grand Master Dang Fong | Practical Hung Kyun". Retrieved 2019-01-30.
  4. ^ "Lam Ka Hung Kuen". lamkahungkuen.com. Retrieved 2019-01-30.
  5. ^ "Wan Chi Ming Hung Gar Institute Dragon and Lion Dance Team New York NY History 溫志明洪拳國術總會". www.liondanceny.com. Retrieved 2019-01-30.
  6. ^ "一分钟治"五十肩"‧大马跌打医师扬名狮城". 星洲网 Sin Chew Daily (in Simplified Chinese). Retrieved 2019-01-30.