Restless Legs Syndrome (Rls)

Health Issues/Symptoms Connections

"Restless Legs Syndrome (Rls)" Issue / Symptom Connections

Below you will find various relationships to, and potential clinical treatment approaches for restless legs syndrome (rls).

Content Related to Restless Legs Syndrome (Rls)

It is critical to appreciate that in Chinese Medicine, treatment for "restless legs syndrome (rls)" is rarely focused on the symptoms exclusively. Alternatively, a practitioner is looking at the factors that led to the development of "restless legs syndrome (rls)" - i.e. the "cause(s)".

For non-practitioners, we recommend reading treating the "cause" and not the "symptoms" for more on the overall approach and the importance of the TCM diagnostic system in formulating treatment approaches.

Some acupuncture points are considered "empirically" related to a specific condition or diagnostic pattern. While this would rarely, if ever, dictate the entire composition of a treatment, the following point should be considered, possibly even more so within the context of acupressure:

  • View KD 2 (Blazing Valley)

        Anterior and Inferior to the medial malleolus in a depression on the lower border of the tuberosity of the navicular bo…

        Generally useful for clearing excesses & acute presentations. Ying Spring Point - clears heat, especially KD empty heat - chronic sore throats, irritability, night sweats, thirst. Lower abdomen/sex organ/genital issues - Irregular me…

The Tom Tam/Tong Ren Therapy system can be applied via energy healing/medical qi gong methods as well as an acupuncture component. The acupuncture aspect is generally utilized in combination with more standard TCM diagnostic approaches.

For the specific points/areas that would generally be utilized in someone experiencing "restless legs syndrome (rls)", please read "Tam Healing and Tong Ren Therapy for Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) ".

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