Patients are always curious how acupuncturists choose the correct acupuncture points.
The basic idea with acupuncture is to correct the underlying imbalance in the body. By correcting the imbalances we stimulate the body to heal itself.
As an acupuncturist, I will determine the imbalance through the intake and examination. For example, if someone is coming in for a migraine headache which is caused by a lack of circulation of the energy, what we call qi stagnation, we’ll choose points to move the qi. A common combination for moving the qi is Liv 3 and LI 4.
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