Tam Healing and Tong Ren Therapy for Motion Sickness

Theory and Applications

Tam Healing And Tong Ren Therapy For Motion Sickness

The areas and points listed below are those that may be involved diagnostically (i.e. "blocked") in those experiencing motion sickness. 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.

Motion Sickness may involve patterns such as - heart blood deficiency, spleen qi deficiency, stomach dampness, stomach rebellious qi 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

C1 huatuo, UB 9, SI 17, CV 17, Taiyang

Treatment Areas of Focus - Secondary

CV 6, ST 36, LV 3

  • Sea of Qi (CV 6) - Generally, useful for Qi tonification. Women's health - hernia, uteri…
  • Great Surge (LV 3) - Generally, resolves stagnation and tonifies Yin - balancing for all LV patholog…
  • Leg Three Li (ST 36) - Tonify deficient Qi a/or Blood. Tonify Wei Qi and Qi overall - low immunity, c…

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