In practice, there are many acupuncture styles and sub-styles that can differ very significantly in the form of application, although they use the same acupuncture needles.
This in principle may seem odd but has an explanation. If you reflect on the wise, rich and ancient history of Chinese medicine, it is not surprising at all.
Chinese medicine has evolved over thousands of years and across a vast geographical area (across East Asia and beyond), enriched with different cultural, scientific influences policies, the result of all these factors has created numerous interpretations of this science and its consequent regional variations.
Some better-known examples are:
Style “Family" or acupuncture Generations refers to various styles stored in the secret lineages of traditional Chinese families. This knowledge is transmitted within a family by the Master to disciple. Examples include style “Tan Cheng Yun."
‘TCM" Acupuncture. Concerning the official style sponsored by the state, which is taught in most schools in China and in the West. Most certification exams of acupuncture In Orlando, FL are based on this system.
Japanese acupuncture. Examples are meridian therapy or system by Keiraku Chiryo and Shudo Denmei. Abdominal diagnosis based-Hara systems, such as Dr. Yoshio Manaka, blind acupuncturist Kiyoshi Nagano and his disciple Kiiko Matsumoto. Other styles are from Moxibustion as those developed by Ken Sawada, Isaburo Fukaya, and Bunshi Shirota.
Traditional Acupuncture five elements
A particular style developed by an English acupuncturist, JR Worsley taught in several British and American schools.
All styles of acupuncture have a common root: the wisdom of the Principles of traditional classics received from the heritage of ancient Chinese medicine.
Some features of KMS acupuncture (Kiiko Matsumoto Style)
An acupuncturist doesn"t choose local and painful spots for treatment and is only for the assessment of improvement of the state of imbalance.
The patient should feel no discomfort at the point of needle insertion. Inserts must be very soft surface and is an important rule. The patient should not notice the needle.
Acupuncture In Orlando, FL use needles are extremely caliber end with very shallow and usually superficial insertions.
The diagnosis is based on present palpatory findings and patient history.
Zones and reflex symptoms are diagnostically significant, indicating the choice of appropriate acupuncture points to allow an observable improvement in the patient"s health.
Point selection for treatment depends on the same palpatory findings, symptoms and patient complaints, creating positive results in real time.
The efficacy of treatment by the patient feels during the session and depends on the immediate positive response of the body to relieve major ailments.