Six acupuncture positions for acupuncture and moxibustion
In modern Chinese medicine, acupuncture is one of the most important methods of health preservation. Not only that, acupuncture can also prevent and treat various diseases. Acupuncture has multiple functions such as repairing tissues, enhancing immunity, promoting blood circulation, and analgesia. To make the various functions of acupuncture and moxibustion available, the choice of commonly used body positions is very important. The following is a specific introduction to the commonly used positions during acupuncture.
1. Prone position: suitable for taking acupoints on the head, nape, back, waist, and parts of the back of the lower limbs and upper limbs.
2. Sitting on the back: Suitable for taking the acupoints on the front of the head, face and neck.
3. Supine position: suitable for taking acupoints on the head, face, chest, abdomen, and acupoints on the upper and lower limbs.
4. Lateral position: suitable for taking the acupoints of the Shaoyang meridian on the side of the body and part of the acupoints on the upper and lower limbs.
5. Sitting prone position: suitable for taking the acupoints on the back of the head, nape and back.
6. Side protruding sitting position: suitable for taking the acupoints on one side of the head, cheeks and the front and back of the ears.
The above are the positions commonly used in clinical acupuncture, and I hope it will be helpful to everyone in acupuncture and disease prevention.
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