Chinese herbal medicine and acupuncture theories.
In this first of an interview series with a Chinese medicine expert, listen to her discuss the terminology used concerning Chinese, Western, and modern medicine in general.
In this second video in a series with a Chinese medicine expert, our interviewee goes on to discuss the history of medicine, her own experiences at the hospital as a child, and her move from the world of literature into Chinese medicine.
This video is a demonstration of acupoint selection.
The host has some fun with acupuncture and the guest's needles are eventually removed.
Acupuncturist Mr. He only needs to insert a needle into one spot to treat a case of knee joint pain. Where will it be?
This video explains the origin of the term, "Windy Mansion."
This video demonstrates acupuncture insertion into the "Windy Mansion" acupoint.
Just like many things, acupuncture is about quality, not quantity.
This video introduces another acupoint, the "Chungwan," further supporting the principle that "All it takes is one needle."
Mastering the use of the acupoints takes decades of practice.
Do we listen to the numbers? Or our feelings?
Placing the health standards of younger people on the elderly is not only unnecessary. It's unrealistic and unhealthy.
What's the difference between "Yang", "Ji" and "Bing?
Chinese medicine revolves around the idea that disease is caused by internal and external factors, with the external as far-reaching as the generational.
Should we get more used to getting sick than being healthy?
Chinese medicine stresses prevention of disease rather than treating that which has already happened.
Chinese medicine is about observing the effect of an illness and the patient's personal experience, rather than the medical probing of pathogens.
Chinese medicine is helpful in detecting ailments not found in Western techniques.
Chinese medicine is about prevention rather than covering up symptoms.
Modern technology is helping us cope with disease, not cure it.
Chinese medicine teaches us to look after ourselves by preventing disease, rather than dealing with it when it arrives.