Scalp 1

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Scalp 1
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  1. Motor Area
    A line starting from a point 0.5 cm posterior to midpoint of midline and stretching diagonally across the head to a point at the intersection of the zygomatic arch (superior margin) with the hairline at the temple.
  2. Motor Lower limb & trunk area
    Location: Upper 1/5 of Motor area line Indication: Paralysis of lower limb (opposite side)
  3. Motor Upoer Limb area
    Location: 2/5 of Motor area line. Indications: Paralysis of upper limb (opposite side)
  4. Motor Facial area (includes Speech #1)
    Location: Lower 2/5 of Motor area line. Indications: upper motor neuron paralysis of face (opposite side), motor aphasia, dribbling saliva, impaired speech.
  5. Sensory Area
    A line parallel and 1.5 cm posterior to the Motor Line
  6. Sensory Lower limb, head and trunk area
    Location: Upper 1/5 of Sensory area line. Indications: Low back pain (opposite side), numbness or pareshesia in that area, occipital headache, stiff neck, vertigo
  7. Sensory Upper limb area
    Location: 2/5 of Sensory area line. Indication: Pain, numbness or other paresthesia of upper limb (opposite side)
  8. Sensory Facial Area
    Location: Lower 2/5 of sensory area line. Indication: Migraine headache, trigeminal neuralgia, toothache (opposite side), arthritis of the temporomandibular joint.
  9. Chorea & tremor control area
    Location: Parallel with & 1.5 cm anterior to Motor area line. Indications: Syndenham's chorea, tremors, palsy and related syndromes
  10. Blood Vessel Dilations and constriction area
    Location: parallel with and 1.5 cm to chorea and tremor control area. Indications: superficial edema, hypertension.
  11. Vertigo and hearing area
    Location: Horizontal line 1.5 cm above and centered on the apex of ear, 4 cm in length. Indication: tinnitus, vertigo, diminished hearing, Menier's syndrome.
  12. Speech #2
    Location: Vertical line 2 cm beside tuber parietale on back of head, 3 cm in length. Indications: Nominal Sphasia
  13. Speech #3
    Location: Overlaps vertigo and hearing area at midpoint and continues 3 cm posteriorly. Indications: Receptive aphasia.
  14. Voluntary Movement area
    Location: with the tuber parietale origin, three needles can be inserted inferiorly, anteriorly and posteriorly to a length of 3 cm. Between them, the 3 lines will form a 40 degree angle. Indications: Apraxia.
  15. Leg motor and sensory area
    Location: Parallel with midline of head, 1 cm beside midpoint (bilaterally), about 3 cm long. Indications: Paralysis, pain, or numbness of lower limb, acute lower back sprain, nocturnal urination, prolapsed uterus.
  16. Vision Area
    Location: 1 cm lateral to external occipital protuberance, parallel to midline of head, 4 cm in length extending upward. Indication: Cortical blindness
  17. Balance Area
    Location: 3 cm lateral to the external occipital protuberance, parallel to midline of head, 4 cm in length, extending downward. Indication: Loss of balance due to cerebe
  18. Stomach Area
    Location: Beginning at the hairline directly above pupil of eye, parallel with midline of head, 2 cm in length extending posteriorally. Indication: Discomfort in upper abdomen.
  19. Liver and Gallbladder area
    Location: A line 2 cm in length extending anteriorally from the Stomach area. Indication: Discomfort in upper abdomen.
  20. Thoracic Cavity Area
    Midway between and parallel with Stomach area and midline of head, bilaterally, 2 cm in length. Indication: Asthma, chest pain, intermittent supraventricular tachycardia.
  21. Reproduction Area
    Location: Parallel and lateral to the Stomach area at a distance equal to that between Stomach area and the Thoracic cavity area, 2 cm in length. Indication: Abnormal uterine bleeding, combined with leg motor area for prolapsed uterus.

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