OpenTCM :: Acupuncture Distance Learning  



 Lost Password?
 Sign Up!


You are currently not logged in, but you can still subscribe to our newsletter.

subscribe OpenTCM newsletter

External Medicine

There are 26 cases of herpes zoster in this group. The pathological changes distribute in the chest, rib and lumbus. Treatment: (1) local points: Ashi points. Puncturing in the center of zoster by parallel surrounding needling after sterilizing the periphery of zoster or intensive region with 75% alcohol. The space between both needles is  1.5~2 cun. The affected regions are treated with therapeutic instrument for 30 minutes. (2) Corresponding meridian point selection: according to the clinical syndrome differentiation, selecting Weizhong (BL40) He-Sea Point, Lower Confluent Point (Weizhong (BL40) He-Sea Point, Lower Confluent Point), Taichong (LR3) Shu-Stream, Yuan-Source Point (Taichong (LR3) Shu-Stream, Yuan-Source Point), Dazhui (GV14) (Dazhui (GV14)), Neiguan (PC6) Luo-Connecting Point the Eight Confluent Point (Waiguan (TE5) Luo-Connecting Point the Eight Confluent Point), Zusanli (ST36) He-Sea Point (Zusanli (ST36) He-Sea Point), Yinlingquan (SP9) He-Sea Point (Yinlingquan (SP9) He-Sea Point) and Dabao (SP21) Major Luo-Connecting Point of the Spleen (Dabao (SP21) Major Luo-Connecting Point of the Spleen) alternately with reducing method, and the needles are remained for 30 minutes after qi arrivals. Treatment results: in this group, the disease courses are 6 days at least and 15 days at most. The total effect is 100%.

Key words: puncture, electromagnetic wave instrument, herpes zoster

Ruixuan Ma
Health center of Kunming University of Technology, Yunnan province (650051)


Page created in 0.6 seconds.