Xing Bi (Windy Bi)
Fang Feng Tang
Tong Bi (Painful Impendiment)
Wu Tou Tang
Zhuo Bi (Fixed Impediment)
Yi yi Ren Tang
[Feng Shi] Re Bi (Wind Damp-Heat Impediment)
Bai hu jia zhi Tang
[Feng Shi] Re Bi
History of some permutation of Wind Damp Cold Bi. Heat pattern will develop suddenly characterized by red, swollen, painful joints w/ hot burning sensation. Stiffness and difficulty with flexion and extension. Long term cases may develop malformation of joints.
Damp is predominant! Dull, fixed pain of joints with heaviness, disinclilnation to move, possible swelling, possible numbness of the skin. Symptoms aggravated by damp ewheather. May be combined w/ Sp xu signs.
Cold is usually predominant. Severe, stabbing pain in joints w/ stiffness and limitted movement. Pain may feel cold. Pain aggravated by cold, relieved by heat & massage. Typically worse at night.
Wind is predominant! Migrating or diffuse pain, stiffness mostly in large joints. May have some numbness. Early stages may be combined with aversion to wind, chills/fever, etc.