5 Phase Root Treatments Flashcards Preview

Japanese Acupuncture Style > 5 Phase Root Treatments > Flashcards

Flashcards in 5 Phase Root Treatments Deck (66)
Loading flashcards...
1

What is Step 1?

Tonify yin - for primary 5 phase pattern (deficient phase plus its mother)

2

What is Step 2?

Balance yin - tonify/disperse secondary pattern or repeat points for primary pattern on other side of body

3

What is Step 3?

Treat yang (tonify deficiency, disperse excess)

4

What is Step 4?

Treat Back Shu points for primary pattern

5

For step 1, which side of the body do you begin treating?

Healthier side, or women's right, men's left

6

For step 3, which side of the body do you begin treating?

Symptomatic side, or side of the pulse

7

What are Primary/Step 1 treatment points for Lung Sho?

LU9, SP3

8

What are Primary/Step 1 treatment points for Kidney Sho?

KD7, LU5/LU8

9

What are Primary/Step 1 treatment points for Spleen Sho?

SP3, PC7

10

What are Primary/Step 1 treatment points for Liver Sho?

LV8, KD10

11

What Step 2 point do you use if the Secondary Pattern is Lung?

LU9

12

What Step 2 point do you use if the Secondary Pattern is Liver?

LV3 (source point)

13

What Step 2 point do you use if the Secondary Pattern is Kidney?

KD3

14

Where is KD3?

Level with the prominence of the medial malleolus, in a depression between that and the Achilles tendon

15

What Step 2 point do you use if the Secondary Pattern is Spleen?

SP3

16

Where is SP9?

On the MEDIAL side of the lower leg, in the angle formed by the medial condyle and posterior border of the tibia

17

What are the Step 3 points that are the same for tonifying or dispersing yang?

SI7, GB37, BL58

18

What Step 3 point do you tonify for SI deficiency?

SI7

19

Where is SI7?

Lower arm, 5 cun proximal from SI-5, between ulna and flexor carpi ulnaris, on a line connecting SI-5 at the wrist crease with SI-8 (which is between the medial epicondyle of the humerus and the olecranon process of the ulna) - 12 cun on lower arm

20

What Step 3 point do you tonify for GB deficiency?

GB37

21

Where is GB37?

On lateral lower leg, 5 cun superior to prominence of lateral malleolus, at the anterior border of the fibula.

22

What Step 3 point do you tonify for BL deficiency?

BL58

23

Where is BL58?

On lower leg, 7 cun superior to BL60 (which is behind the lateral malleolus), lateral and 1 cun inferior to BL57 (which is between heads of the gastrocnemius muscle, halfway between BL40 and BL60)

24

What Step 3 point do you tonify for LI deficiency?

LI11

25

Where is LI11?

At the elbow, midway between LU-5 and the lateral epicondyle of the humerus, lateral end of transverse cubital crease

26

What Step 3 point do you tonify for ST deficiency?

ST36

27

Where is ST36?

Below the knee, 3 cun inferior to ST-35 (which is in the lateral eye of the knee), one finger-breadth lateral to the anterior crest of the tibia.

28

What Step 3 point do you tonify for TW deficiency?

TW4

29

Where is TW4?

On dorsum of wrist at wrist joint, in the depression between the tendons of extensor digitorum communis and extensor digitorum minimi

30

What Step 3 point do you disperse for LI excess?

LI6

31

Where is LI6?

3 cun proximal to LI5 (which is in snuffbox) on a line between LI-5 and LI-11

32

What Step 3 point do you disperse for ST excess?

ST-40

33

Where is ST40?

On the lower leg, midway between the T-F joint and lateral malleolus, TWO fingerbreadths lateral to anterior crest of tibia

34

What Step 3 point do you disperse for TW excess?

TW5

35

Where is TW5?

2 cun proximal to TW-4/the wrist crease, in a depression between radius and ulna, on the radial side of extensor digitorum communis tendons

36

What Step 3 point do you disperse for BL excess?

BL58

37

What Step 3 point do you disperse for GB excess?

GB37

38

What Step 3 point do you disperse for SI excess?

SI7

39

What might be secondary pattern for LU Sho?

Liver

40

How long do needles stay in for Steps 1 and 2?

10 minutes total, combined.

41

How do you remove needles for Steps 1 and 2?

Last in, first out

42

How long do needles stay in for Step 3?

2 minutes tonifying, 30 seconds dispersing

43

How long do needles stay in for Step 4?

2-10 minutes

44

What are the Back Shu points for a LU Sho?

BL13 (LU), BL20 (SP)

45

What are the Back Shu points for a LV Sho?

BL18 (LV), BL23 (KD)

46

What are the Back Shu points for a SP Sho?

BL20 (SP), BL14/BL15 (PC)

47

What are the Back Shu points for a KD Sho?

BL23 (KD), BL13 (LU)

48

What might be secondary pattern for SP Sho?

Liver or Kidney

49

What might be secondary pattern for LV Sho?

Lung or Spleen

50

What if ALL yang pulses are weak?

Tonify TW4 or ST36 bilaterally

51

What might be a secondary pattern for a KID Sho?

Spleen

52

Where is BL13?

1.5 cun lateral to BSP of T3

53

Where is BL14?

1.5 cun lateral to BSP of T4

54

Where is BL15?

1.5 cun lateral to BSP T5

55

Where is BL18?

1.5 cun lateral to T9

56

Where is BL20?

1.5 cun lateral to T11

57

Where is BL23?

1.5 cun lateral to L2

58

What are the abdominal signs for SP sho?

Pressure/pain around the navel, CV7-12 area, both deep and light touch. (Also possibly LEFT subcostal area?)

59

What are the abdominal signs for KD Sho?

Pressure/pain or deficiency below the navel, both light and deep touch.

60

What are the abdominal signs for LIV Sho?

With light pressure, roughness in the lower left quadrant around ASIS. With deep pressure, pressure/pain from ST 24-27 on the LEFT. (Also possibly Right subcostal area? Think Cross pattern.)

61

What are the abdominal signs for LU Sho?

With light pressure, roughness in the RIGHT SUBCOSTAL area. With deep pressure, pressure/pain from ST 24-27 on the RIGHT.

62

What yin pulses are weakest for LU Sho?

LU (R cun) and SP (R guan)

63

What yin pulses are weakest for KD Sho?

KD (L chi) and LU (R cun)

64

What yin pulses are weakest for SP Sho?

SP (R guan) and HT (L cun)

65

What yin pulses are weakest for LIV Sho?

LIV (L guan) and KD (L chi)

66

Secondary patterns are related to the control cycle how?

Possible secondary pattern is the element that CONTROLS *or* IS CONTROLLED BY primary element (but not HT)