The Five Element blocks to treatment

29. The Five Element blocks to treatment

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The four blocks234


When treating a new patient, a practitioner usually begins by testing for the patient’s Constitutional Factor. If a practitioner is treating a patient on the correct CF, the patient is likely to feel healthier because the most underlying imbalance is being treated. Sometimes the patient does not experience an improvement in well-being. The patient feels no change or on rare occasions experiences a worsening of symptoms. There are many potential reasons for this lack of progress. For a practitioner of Five Element Constitutional Acupuncture, one of the main reasons is a block to treatment.

An alternative situation occurs when the practitioner anticipates that there is a block and treatment begins with removing the block.

Nov 30, 2016 | Posted by in PHYSICAL MEDICINE & REHABILITATION | Comments Off on The Five Element blocks to treatment

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