Home Massage for the Postpartum General Aching

Postpartum general aching is soreness and numbness of the limbs after giving birth.

Clinical manifestations: soreness and numbness of the limbs, pale complexion; limbs with migrating pain or heavy sensation and swelling.

Therapeutic Method: nourishing Qi and blood, warming the channels, and dispelling cold.

Manipulation: you need ask your family member or friend to help you. (they would be the “operator” below).
You should take the prone position, and the operator should massage points Pishu (BL 20), Weishu (BL 21), Shenshu (BL 23) for about 3 minutes, then massage on the lower limbs from the above to the below foe 2-3 minutes. Next, massaging points—Zusanli (ST 36) and Chengshan (BL 57) 3-5 times. You need take the sitting position, and the operator should massage points—Shousanli (LI 10), Quchi (LI 11), Neigugan (PC 6), Waiguan (SJ 5), Hegu (LI 4) and Jianjing (GB 21) for 5 minutes.

Treatment is given Postpartum General Aching1 time daily, 1 course of treatment consists of 5 times.

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