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Dear Chad, Regarding Acupuncture Point Contraindications and Precautions, can you advise whether I should also avoid SI-17 and a few other ones Thanks in advance for your guidance. Chenglee (Charlie) Wen

View Swallowing Issues
published by Junior, 07-14-2015

Dear Mr. Dupuis, I am writing on behalf of my dad, who is recovering from a minor stroke, creating vision, speech and swallowing abilities. My dad and I came across your article on “Top 5 Tinnitus Acupressure Points All Acupuncturists Use”. After applying your method on “Shuai Gu” and “Feng Chi”, …

View Cervical Dystonia
published by Eric_Schmidt, 03-03-2013

Has anyone had good treatment success with a western condition called "Cervical Dystonia"? This particular case presents similar to Trigeminal Neuralgia with an added symptom of facial and tongue spasms - especially worse at night (with fatigue or under stress). The jaw tends to pull to the right s…

View Tetanus
published by Kitsune, 11-19-2012

Hello, I know that Chinese Herbal Medicine has been used in the treatment of tetanus, but is acupuncture ever indicated in such cases? I can't seem to find any information on treating tetanus with acupuncture, so I am right to assume it is not done? Would acupuncture perhaps have an adverse effect …

I would like to ask you for any advice or suggestion on a treatment for one case of mine. The client is a female, 77, and complains of constant pain in her hands, feet, and knee. She also has signs of swelling in these areas. Her doctor has ruled out rheumatism or arthritis, and the patient is not…

Hi this is my first post so I welcome any replies or advice. I'm an acupuncture student and I would like to treat the sympoms of elbow bursitis in my father (60 years old). He plays a lot of golf so he initially thought it was tennis elbow or golfers elbow but after a bit of research we think he pr…

View Headach / Tong Ren
published by yvette08, 06-19-2011

Hi, I have a question to Tong Ren healing. I've been diagnosed a few years back with a underfunctional thyroid. I came along Tong Ren and got the treatment for three month in which the results have been just sightly under the normal results. My doctor kept telling me to go back to Levotroxin and …

I have a patient who suffers from a watery burning left eye. It is wierd because it only occurs in that one eye. I can not figureout the underlying cause. I have achieved some results with her using LI 4, Gb 20, Bl 2, yu yao, st 2 ,LI 20 threaded thru to Bitong but they are only temporary fixes. W…

View Cluster headaches
published by andycolombini, 03-29-2009

Hi, has anybody had success treating cluster headaches with acupuncture or herbs. I am a UK practitioner. I would appreciate any help here.Many thanks Andy Colombini

View Tmj
published by ygold77, 11-21-2008

Hi,I have a patient that has TMJ and also headache in the temple and behind the eye area. Now her headache last 2 times has been in entire head and heavy. She has migraine and TMJ for the long time. Could electroacupuncture help her and what points do I use? I have been using ST 7 and LI4.Thank you…

I had a new patient with a chief complaint of a dull headache around the eyes and in the back of the head at the base of the skull. The headache was consistent throughout the day and at times progressed to a more stabbing headache for no particular reason. The patient could not recall any stress …

View Oromandibular dystonia
published by ygold77, 07-23-2008

What points can I use and what herbs?Patient is female age 59. She has oromandibular dystonia for 3 years and taking medication for it (diazapam), she is also smoking.

View Aphasia
published by archived-user, 06-17-2008

Submitted By: pejo_mstdHi! We are a group on a practice journey to Vietnam. To treat aphasia, they use some extra points 1 cun above Ren 23. Do any one know which these points are and how to use them.Or do you Chad (or anyone else) have any tip on how to treat aphasia?RegardsPeter

View Paralysis
published by lynn, 11-10-2007

Hi Chad, I have a patient who is paralysised from the neck down.We havent got an mri scan yet as he had a pacemaker in.The pacemaker is switch off and he going for an operation in 25th Nov for its removal.We shall have the results of the mri scan then to see exactly the damage. It is at C4- C5 wher…

View Dyslexia
published by New_Old_Way, 05-31-2007

has anyone treated this. Dyslexia and what was the best results

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