Tam Healing and Tong Ren Therapy for Nausea

Theory and Applications

Tam Healing And Tong Ren Therapy For Nausea

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

Nausea may involve patterns such as - blood stagnation, phlegm stagnation, spleen and stomach damp heat, spleen qi deficiency, stomach cold, stomach fire, stomach food stagnation, stomach yin 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

T7 huatuo (Left), T8 huatuo (Left), CV 12, LI 18

Treatment Areas of Focus - Secondary

PC 6, ST 36, ST 11, LV 3

  • Great Surge (LV 3) - Generally, resolves stagnation and tonifies Yin - balancing for all LV patholog…
  • Inner Pass (PC 6) - Similar to PC 3 but more for Chronic Heart symptoms from Qi stagnation. Opens …
  • Qi Abode (ST 11) - Local point - sore/swollen throat - counterflow qi, cough, hiccups, reflux. Ne…
  • Leg Three Li (ST 36) - Tonify deficient Qi a/or Blood. Tonify Wei Qi and Qi overall - low immunity, c…

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