cutaneous acu\gua sha

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cutaneous acu\gua sha
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2011-12-01 14:58:20
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cutaneous acu
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  1. cutaneous functions
    • promote smooth flow of qi and xue in meridians
    • regulate the function of zang fu organs
    • harmonize the yin and yang
    • remove pathogenic factors and removes damp
    • relieves numbness
    • stops pain
    • dissipate blood stasis
    • induce resuscitation
  2. cutaneous acu indications
    • hypertension
    • headache
    • myopia
    • dysmenorrhea
    • intercostal neuraliga
    • neurasthenia
    • gastorintestinal disorders
    • neurodermititis
    • disorders of nervous system
    • skin disease
    • headache
    • dizziness
    • vertigo
    • insomnia
    • Gi disease
    • gynocological disease
    • painful joints
    • paralysis
  3. cutaneous contra indications
    • over skin ulcerations
    • over areas of traumatic injury, burns
    • acute infectious disease
    • acute abdominal disorders
  4. tapping technique
    • hold needle correctly
    • movement comes from wrist
    • needles strike at 90 degree angle
    • tap then lift needle to new spot
    • rate of 70-90 times per minute
    • above to below
    • medial to lateral
  5. functions of gua sha
    • moves stagnant qi and xue
    • releases the exterior
    • moves fluids
    • promotes circulation and normalizes metabolic processes
  6. gua sha indications
    • common cold
    • flu
    • bronchitis
    • asthma
    • internal or external pain
    • chronic disorders not resolved by herbs, moxa, acu, massage
    • (stubborn recurring pain)
  7. gua sha cautions
    • around warts, scars, moles, bony surfaces
    • thin skin
    • numb area
  8. gua sha contraindications
    • on rashes, boils, carbuncles
    • on ulcerations
    • on skin lesions
    • abdomen\lumbosacral of pregnant women
  9. lighter brighter sha
    recent w\c attack
  10. darker sha
    older blood stasis
  11. brown sha
    blood dryness
  12. pale to slightly red
    blood xu
  13. purple\black
    longterm stasis (patient will immediately feel better)

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