Acupuncture points on abdomen can be used to improve digestion, assist liver function, encourage urinary flow and address hormonal imbalances.
Some acupuncturists address the symptoms only by placing the needle in the area of pain. Although this approach can still be effective on many occasions, it is not regarded as the highest form of art.
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The cables seen around the patient’s leg connect the needles to the electro acupuncture device. The acupuncture needles are inserted near the ankle (SP6 point) and down between the first and second toes (LV3 point). Although electro acupuncture does not eliminate the labor pain completely, it helps reduce it and create a more pleasant birth experience.
Location: between the eyebrows.
Indications: Insomnia, Vertigo, Anxiety, Nasal Congestion etc.
This particular Japanese acupuncture model had been owned by the Sasamata family, Tsukushi style abdominal massage practitioners until 1903. The creator of this acupuncture model, Dr. Doetsu Ihara, was a colleague of renown doctor and author, Ippo Okamoto (1654-1716), who had devoted himself to acupuncture education.
Facial Acupuncture Points – Commonly used for Sinus Congestion and Sinus Headaches (also for ‘Cosmetic’ or facial rejuvenation acupuncture)
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