Tam Healing and Tong Ren Therapy for Rhinitis

Theory and Applications

Tam Healing And Tong Ren Therapy For Rhinitis

The areas and points listed below are those that may be involved diagnostically (i.e. "blocked") in those experiencing rhinitis. The Tom Tam / Tong Ren Therapy system is heavily focused on the scalp and huatuojiaji points along the spine.

These areas may be utilized regardless of treatment technique. That is, whether you use acupuncture, massage, qigong and/or tongren - the focus remains directed towards improving circulation in the designated areas.

For acupuncture specifically, treatments within this style would combine these areas with more traditional points based on the overall diagnosis in Chinese Medicine terms.

Rhinitis may involve patterns such as - lung dampness - phlegm heat, lung wind invasion - wind cold, lung wind invasion - wind heat, spleen qi deficiency among others.

Within an acupuncture session, most often qi gong, acupuncture and tuina would be applied towards the major points in the neck and spine as appropriate.

Treatment Areas of Focus - Primary

C3 huatuo, T1 huatuo, T2 huatuo, T3 huatuo, Yintang, SI 16

Treatment Areas of Focus - Secondary

LI 4, LU 9

  • Union Valley (LI 4) - Releases the exterior for wind-cold or wind-heat syndromes Strengthens the wei…
  • Great Abyss (LU 9) - Tonify LU Qi and Yin - cough, asthma, wheezing, SOB, chronic runny nose w/water…

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