The Importance of Muscle Region Clearing in the Acupuncture Treatment of Foot Disorders

Scott R. Smith

The most important acupuncture points to treat foot complaints are not necessarily found at the site of discomfort on the foot itself. To make a treatment approach complete and effective, one should consider the inclusion of the muscle regions (the jingjin – also known as the sinew channels or tendinomuscular meridians) associated with each condition. This article makes a case for ‘clearing’ all reactive points on the lower limb as part of the acupuncture treatment of foot disorders.

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AuthorScott R. Smith

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