Acupuncture charts can only be read by people who understand the traditional methods of Chinese medicine and also those who have been trained. Before you start treating people with Acupuncture Charts, there are many things that you need to learn.
Why acupuncture charts?
The first thing that you need to know is that before starting the treatment, as an acupuncturist, you will have to chat with the person in question so as to establish where the main roots of the problem are. In the process, you also need to relate the current condition with the medical history of the patient.
One important thing that you need to remember when making use if Acupuncture Chart is that some key points of the face and tongue are believed to have a lot of significance in the treatment because through them, you can tell the main factors affecting the patient.
Also, the acupuncturist is required to examine the patient’s wrist and fingers as well as listen to the patient’s breathing so as to see whether or not there are abnormalities. Some of the questions that the patients are likely to be asked relate to the pattern of sleep, bowels, appetite and many others so as to determine the locations and points where the needles need to be placed.
Now, after all, those preliminary examinations, the acupuncturist is required to refer to refer to the chart so as to determine whether or not the needles need to be stuck to bring relief to the patient. There are fourteen channels that are shown in the Acupuncture Charts depicting main organs in the body , such as the lungs, heart, stomach, kidneys, etc. where imbalances are likely to occur. By placing needles in these channels like shown in the charts, it will most likely cure the disease ailing the patient.
Some other positions are illustrated in the Acupuncture Charts which are known as command point or transporting points. These points are found close to the feet, knees, fingers and elbows in more than 12 locations, and they normally help in the circulation of blood to the body tissues.
The command points that are located in the area of the abdomen and the chest are referred to as the alarm points, and it is said that with these major points depicted in the Acupuncture Charts, many people have undergone major surgeries with the only anesthetic being that of Acupuncture. Some people take some time to experience the desired result while some feel the results immediately after the treatment