Acupuncture is based on Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) theory
Acupuncture is a living medicine – Acupuncture is a living medicine with a long and complex history of development. yinyanghouse.com is dedicated to this subject and describes many facets of acupuncture and traditional chinese medicine (tcm) theory from the foundations of Qi, Yin and Yang to the treatment of modern western medical conditions.
You will find complete information related to the acupuncture meridians and individual points along with their clinical usages, information related to the diagnostic tools used in clinical practice as well as complete treatment protocols for a variety of disorders. Additionally, we have a number of useful charts, graphics and study tools which are especially useful for students.
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) – TCM is the general term for the style of acupuncture which most acupuncturists are trained in, at least initially, and the style which most people practice. Knowledge of this theory in Touch for Health – in fact Applied/Specialized Kinesiology as a whole – about Five Element Acupuncture tends to concentrate on the psycho-spiritual nature of a person to heal dis ease – including physical dis ease. [itmonline.org/5organs/]
Acupressure and Applied/Specialize kinesiology – Rather than needling we hold or massage acupuncturepoints, also called acupressure. One of the first things you know besides muscle testing is the correlation found between respective muscle groups and one of the fourteen meridians. Also you get to know the meridian clock, the Fu and Sheng cycle. Correcting a meridian we can ..
- Holding of the points to respective points may activate or reduce the flow of energy (Chi).
- Talk about the emotional meaning of the meridian as this also can be an eye-opener.
- Bring the muscle group in balance and thereby balancing the acupuncture system.
You see testing is one thing, correcting/balancing the system is our main task. And that makes our work so satisfying.
So with Applied / Specialized Kinesiology – and Touch for Health is among them as you know – learning the system you are soon introduced to the other system where Acupuncture (TCM) is based upon. You get to learn the twelve main meridians (St, Sp, He, SI, Lu, LI, TW, CX, Ga, Li, Ki, UB) and two of the extra meridians (CV, GV).