Home Massage for the Angina Pectoris

Angina pectoris is mainly manifested as paroxysmal and continuous pain in the precordial region behind the sternum.

Clinical manifestations: paroxysmal stabbing pain in the precordial region and affects the shoulder and back; choking and oppressed sensation in the chest; dyspnea; palpitation; shortness of breath; pale complexion; lassitude; acratia; chills; cold limbs or spontaneous sweating; disturbed sleep in the night; poor appetite.

Therapeutic Method: promoting blood circulation to remove blood stasis, activating the flow of Qi.

Manipulation: you need ask your family member or friend to help you. (they would be the “operator” below).
You should take the supine position and the operator should sit to the left. Massaging in the slow, gentle but steady way from the above to the below on the points Zhongfu (LU 1), Yunmen (LU 2), Qimen (LA 14) and Zhangmen (LR 13) for 5 minutes, and, then, massaging the Jiquan (HT 1) 3-5 times gently. Next, massaging the Neiguan (PC 6) and Daling (PC 7) 50 times in both sides. Then, you need take the prone position, and the operator should massage points Feishu (BL 13), Jueyinshu (BL 14), Xinshu (BL 15), Ganshu (BL 18) and Shenshu (BL 23) 100 times.

Treatment is given once daily, and 15 times of treatment make 1 course.

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