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It includes a presentation of the 9 Star system, which is a foundational part of Chinese Medical thought. In Chinese Medical theory, the 5 Elements/10 Stems are considered related to the heavenly level. The 12 branches, 12 meridians, 12 yearly cycles are considered related to earthly level. The middle level between these is the 9 stars, the human level, between heaven and earth. Each section of the nine star map relates to one of the five elements, and 3 of the 9 star areas relate to Earth.
This class discusses these positions of the earth element on the abdomen, the direct relationship to the small intestine, and many digestive disorders that reflect on the abdomen (hara) with this exact pattern of pressure pain. Theory and didactic information is given on how to approach digestive disorders that may clearly have the diagonal 9 Star pattern of earth/small intestine pressure pain on the abdomen (hara), A base treatment of left SI 3, right Bl 62 is worked up, with multiple variations. Emotional and physical trauma accompany many painful digestive conditions, and is addressed using acupuncture points over related brain pain/memory areas.
Lecture on the 9 Stars in Chinese thought and acupuncture practice.1 hrs - 2 hrs
Acupuncture lecture regarding Crohn's, with usage of points for inflammation, such as Bl 63.2 hrs - 3 hrs
Acupuncture lecture regarding chronic digestive and GYN abdominal pain, discussion of left SI 3 and right BL 62.3 hrs - 4 hrs
Acupuncture lecture regarding chronic stomach pain, and Gall bladder points over the eyes for trauma release.4 hrs - 5 hrs
Acupuncture lecture regarding Celiac disease, and the usage St 11 for lymphatic duct drainage.5 hrs - 6 hrs
Acupuncture lecture regarding diaphragmatic restriction, and diode usage.6 hrs - 7 hrs
Acupuncture lecture regarding post-giardia complications, post antibiotics, and the usage of GB 37.7 hrs - 8 hrs
Acupuncture lecture regarding ulcerative colitis, including GB points over the limbic brain, GB 8 and 9.8 hrs - 9 hrs
Acupuncture lecture regarding reflux, with differentiation between deep and shallow pressure on CV 17, and T 9, and usage of Bl 27.9 hrs - 10 hrs
Acupuncture lecture regarding gall bladder polyps, including Liv 8, GB 43,44.10 hrs - 11 hrs
Acupuncture lecture regarding effects of multiple abdominal surgeries, discussing multiple pain interactions.
About Kiiko Matsumoto
Kiiko Matsumoto is a licensed acupuncturist, internationally recognized for her scholarly work interpreting the Chinese Classics and her unique and practical acupuncture style. She is the author of numerous texts on acupuncture in the United States, including the recently acclaimed Kiiko Matsumoto's Clinical Strategies Volumes 1 and 2, and a regular contributor to the prestigious Japanese acupuncture magazine, Ido-No-Nippon. In addition to her private practice in Boston, Massachusetts, Ms. Matsuomoto is frequently asked to teach around the world. She is well-known for her ability to integrate the work of important Japanese masters including Master Nagano, Master Kawai, and Dr. Manaka in a straightforward and practical way. Her passion for the Chinese Classics and powerful teaching style are her trademark.
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