-Fullness/Distention Abdomen, Menstruation, Impotence, Loose Stools
-Push, Round Rub, Revolve Abdomen (Clockwise)
-Deep Press (Hand), Knead Abdomen
-LI11, PC6, LI4, GB34, SP10, ST36, SP6, SP3, ST44, KD3
Signs & Symptoms: HA, stiff neck and nape, aversion to cold, pain aggravated by Wind or Cold, aching joints, nasal discharge, no thirst.
Pulse: Superficial and tense or tight
Tongue: thin white coat.
Treatment Principle: Expel Wind, Disperse Cold
Treatment: Seated or Prone - Stroke Head, nip and knead DU16, pluck and grasp the
neck and nape, pinch and grasp both GB21, pound the back, rectify the fingers
Secondary: Nip SJ5, LI4, Du 14
Signs & Symptoms: Intermittent sharp pain of had and eyes, possible fever, aversion to Wind, thirst, swollen and painful throat, red face, conjunctivitis.
Tongue: Red tip, yellow coat
Pulse: Superficial, Rapid
Therapeutic Principle: Expel Wind, Clear Heat
Treatment: Seated - Pinch and grasp neck and nape, tap head, Tap du20, knead Tai Yang, pluck, vibrate and knock the neck, rectify the limbs
Secondary: Knead Du14, GB20, nip Lu7, Lu11, Lv2
Deep ache of head, heavy sensation in body and limbs, heaviness in chest, poor appetite
Tongue: White, greasy
Pulse: Soft, floating or slippery
Therapeutic Principle: Expel Wind, Dry Damp
Treatment: Seated or prone - Rub with palm, pluck and grasp GB20, 21, (gently) pound crown of head with open fist, push and grasp the neck and nape
Secondary: Nip gb34, St36, st40
Signs & Symptoms: Headache with dizziness, tinnitus, insomnia, irritability, pain and distension in chest and rib cage, red face, dry mouth, bitter taste.
Tongue: Red with thin yellow coat
Pulse: thin, wiry, rapid
Therapeutic Principle: Quell Liver, Sedate Yang
Treatment: Seated or prone - Stroke Head, pinch and Lift ears, pinch and grasp neck and nape, roll or revolve neck and shoulder
Secondary: Supine - nip and knead LI11, tap K1, nip Lv3
Signs and Symptoms: Headache with dizziness, light-headedness, insomnia, fatigue, weak legs, LB pain, possible urine leakage or incontinence.
Pulse: Deep, thread, weak
Tongue: Red, no coat
Therapeutic Principle: Tonify Kidney, nourish Yin
Treatment: prone - Push the Back, revolve Bl23,Bl52,rub waistSupine- revolve, lower abdomen, roll abdomen, vibrate abdomen
Secondary Nip Yin Tang, knead Tai Yang, nip Lu7, st36, sp6, knead or tap K3 and K1.
Signs & Symptoms: Headache with dizziness, dry eyes, pale lips and complexion, palpitation, insomnia, fatigue
Pulse: deep, weak, thread
Treatment: Seated or prone -Stroke Head, Roll Bl 13, 14, 17, 18, 20
Supine- Relax Chest with pressing and kneading, roll abdomen, round rub abdomen
Secondary: nip Sp10 and Sp6, roll Spleen mai
Delayed more than 7 days. May be due to Cold, Qi deficiency, Phlegm stagnation (3 types).
Cold: Constitutional Yang deficiency or invasion of Cold evil during menstruation.
Signs & Symptoms: Scanty menses with pale color, cold and pain in lower abdomen, pain better with pressure and warmth, pale complexion.
Tongue: Pale with thin white coat
Pulse: Deep, slow or tight
Therapeutic Principle: Warm meridians, Disperse Cold. Massage should be done prior to menstruation.
Treatment: Prone - Knead Du20, pinch and grasp GB20, Revolve BL23, Bl52 and Bl 31-33 with forearm, strengthen waist with rolling. Vibrate Ming Men (Du4)
Supine - Press abdomen with deep pressing and kneading. Round-rub abdomen. Knead and grasp Sp6, Sp10, Rub K1.
Emotional depression impairing Liver qi flow - weak qi flow to uterus and ren meridian
Signs & Symptoms: Scanty menses with pale color, distension and pain in lower abdomen, fullness and heaviness in rib cage.
Pulse: uneven, weak, thready
Therapeutic Principle: Relieve depression, Promote flow of Qi, move Blood, regulate menstruation.
Treatment: Roll, Rub waist, revolve GB30 with elbow, knead and grasp Bl 40. Supine - Pinch spine, relax chest by dotting (tapping) and vibrating Grasp abdomen with lifting and shaking, roll and vibrate abdomen.
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