Dit da

Dit Da
Chinese跌打
Literal meaningfall, hit

Die da (Chinese: 跌打; pinyin: diē dá; Jyutping: tit3 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, bit is currently practiced in Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Southeast Asia.

Notable practitioners

See also


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