Acupuncture in Physiotherapy: Key Concepts and by Val Hopwood PhD FCSP Dip Ac Nanjing

By Val Hopwood PhD FCSP Dip Ac Nanjing

This publication permits readers to increase their perform by means of expanding their realizing of acupuncture and indicating the place and the way it's going to gain their sufferers. not like many imprecise acupuncture texts, this ebook makes the assimilation of information of chinese and scientific philosophies effortless.

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The causes are mostly associated with the Liver but the sequelae or aftereffects have much to do with stagnation of Blood and Qi. 11. 11 43 Differentiation of Windstroke Structures affected Collaterals Channels Yang organs Yin organs Sequelae External Wind Internal Wind Internal Wind Internal Wind Qi Xu Weak Wei Qi Numbness in extremities, minimal motor impairment Mild facial paralysis Liver and Kidney Yin Deficiency Hemiplegia Facial paralysis Stiff tongue Coma Hemiplegia Constipation Retention of urine Blood stasis Coma Hemiplegia Cold limbs Double incontinence Conscious Hemiplegia, hemiparesis Facial paralysis Speech problems transient and equates well with a transient ischaemic attack (TIA) in Western medicine.

This makes some sense of the folk wisdom that ‘having a good cry will make you feel better’. Possibly this is in part a hormonal response. Laughter and 30 acupuncture in physiotherapy tears have much in common: laughing until one cries is a fairly common phenomenon. The Metal element in Five Element theory is associated with the emotion of grief. Attachment and detachment can be linked with inspiration and expiration, and thus violent movement of the diaphragm. The Metal element is about bonding and then letting go.

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