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Introduction on WHO Standard Scalp Acupuncture

Definition

Certain acu-points on the head are punctured in the scalp acupuncture, SA. The scalp acupuncture originates on the meridian theories and modern anatomy and physiology of the brain. The WHO Proposal was published in 1991 (links http://apps.who.int/medicinedocs/en/d/Jh2947e/). The effectiveness has been validated by tens of thousands of acupuncture practitioners, researchers and patients.

The Scalp Acupuncture has a wide indication: brain-derived or neurological diseases (stoke, paralysis, hemiplegia, aphasia, tinnitus, Parkinson’s Disease, Huntington disease, dementia, etc.), headache, eye diseases, ear-nose-throat diseases, pain, psychologic and psychiatric diseases, and other diseases.

Features

Effective, easy to do and safe

Theoretic Background

  1. Zang-fu Organ and Meridians Theory in Chinese Medicine: 365 Luo-connecting channels meet on the head, head is the meeting place of all kinds of Yang meridians, head is the house of Yuan Shen (primary Shen), etc.
  2. Bio-medicine: The cerebral cortex can be affected by puncturing the acu-points on the scalp, which regulates the function of the whole body
  3. Biological Holography

Contents

  1. Location of Points (14 Points)

Frontal Region: 4 points

Vertex Region: 5 points

Temporal Region: 2 points

Occipital Region: 3 points

  1. Technique and Manipulation

Quickly Twisting, Lifting and Thrusting, Movement Technique

  1. Clinical Application

e.g. stoke, tinnitus, hypertension, depression, anxiety, insomnia, etc.

Underviser: Dr. Hui Zhang