Acupuncture of Dr. Fang You-an (China)
Direction of the needle feeling on the points on Ren
way to acupuncture Jingming point.
acupuncture points are all located in Du meridian.
They are Qiangjian, Naohu and Baihui. Point Naohu has
been indicated not to be used in acupuncture, but I find that it
is not true at all. In a combination with the use of Qiangjian
and Baihui, the three points can be used for the following
dementia due to arthrosclerosis in elderly patients. I have
tried for no less than 200 such patients. After acupuncture for
some time, most patients showed improvement in symptoms. For
early stage and for mild cases, acupuncture for 10 to 20 can
make the patient more motive with more rich face feeling
child brain diseases (including child poor development in brain,
or post syndrome of brain infection). I tried also no less than
200 cases. Mental ability of the acupunctured child are improved
with different degrees.
epilepsy. With acupuncture, the onsets become less and less
until complete stop. I had several tens of cases.
Sydenham chorea disease, depression,
you can let patient lies down. The tip of acupuncture needle is
towards back, and insert about 3 – 4 cm (shorter for children).
It is found that the clinic effect is better compared with the
Baihu alone, or Baihu point plus Sishenchong points.
It is well
known that Taiyang point is good for stop headache. Here the
Post Taiyang point is found better than the Traditional Taiyang
point. The post Taiyang point is located on the side of head,
starting from Sizhukong point (the end of eyebrow), move
backwards in horizontal to the hair, just the point in the edge
of the hair.
observed that with headache, the point of the post Taiyang is
most painful. When trying acupuncture on the pain point, it is
found that the pain killing effect is better than try the
let patient lies down facing up. Insert the needle to the hair
direction into 4 cm with little twisting. Leave the needle for
30 to 60 min. Acupuncture on both sides of head.
It is also
find that, the spinal top of the third thoracic spinal feels
pain when pressed in women during period. The level of the pain
is parallel to the pain in stomach. Acupuncture on both this
point and the post Taiyang point, the pain is released quite
quick. When the pain stops, the pressed pain on the spinal top
point is located under the fifth thoracic spinal. It is good for
release of oppressed feeling on chest. Patient usually tends to
have a deep breath to release such feeling. They tend to have
long sign too. When press, patient feels pain on this point.
Sometimes you can see a higher on this point. Acupuncture on
Shendao point works. Try it. Patient can feel quite clear in
chest as clear sky after raining.
point (on the upper back of neck) as been fond good for reducing
lower back pain and Tianding (on the side of neck) is good for
reducing pain on the shoulder.
well especially if you can find pressing pain on the spots on
the neck of patient. When having acupuncture on Tianzhu, let
patient moves lower back little bit. When on Tianding, the
needle inserts towards back (the direction of back of the neck).
Also moving the shoulder by patient or by the practitioner.
Direction of the needle
feeling on the points on Ren meridian.
treating impotency or
Premature ejaculation, the needle
feeling should move down, best to
the tip of pennies, whereas in the treatment of ganstroptosis,
or uterus prolapse, the direction should be towards up.
it is difficult to guide the direction. Here is a tip: let
patient lie facing up. Acupuncturist stands on the right side.
Insert the needle into the chosen points. If we want the needle
feeling goes down twist the needle clockwise. If we want the
feeling goes up, twist it counter clockwise.
way to acupuncture Jingming point.
It is very
easy to cause bleeding when acupuncture on the Jingming point
(inner corner of eyes). Here is a tip:
Let patient close eye.
Use your thumb of your left hand to press the lids on the inner
side of the eye. Your thumb should feel the pulse of the artery.
Press the artery to the nose side, insert the needle against the
nail of the thumb for 4 to 5 cm. If you feel hard to insert
deeper when the needle is just about 0.5 to 1 cm, change the
direction of needle towards the back bottom of the eye (on the
line of the purple, when the eye sees straight forwards). After
insert the needle for 4 to 5 cm, let patient open the eye. Leave
needle for desired length of time (usually 20 to 30 min).
some acupuncture points that are easy to cause bleeding during
acupuncture, such as Renyin, Qichong, Chongyang (Zuyangming
meridian), Shenmen (shou shaoyang meridian), Tinggong (Shou
Taiyang meridian), and so on. Use the same way, pressing the
artery aside then to insert needle, there will be no big
problem. Once you know this, it is easy.