Posted by: admin on Jan 13, 2012 - 05:04 AM
Theory is reinvestigated through mental speculation. Specifically, the knowledge of Zang-Fu could be practiced by projecting Spleen, one of the five dimensions of Zang-Fu theory, to the understanding of brain development. Functions of the four limbs accomplish the work of brain is why we select acupoints in the four limbs where Jing-Luo network is constructed. Thus, spleen is regarded as a zero point of the practice of acupuncture in treating children with brain defects.
Results: With these theories as the base, the author carried out a twenty years practice treating more than 1 000 cases of cerebral palsy as well as developmental problems of children, like autism ADHD, etc., and some of the results has been published in Chinese medical journals.
Conclusion: Under the framework of Zang-Fu and Jing-Luo, spleen is a projector which shapes our actual therapeutic behavior concerning development of brain defected children. And this practice is going to provide a new scope for mutual understandings between knowledge of brain and acupuncture (or TCM) practicing.
Key Words: Spleen, Brain Underdevelopment
Writer: Haibo Yu, Shuzhen Li, Yongfeng Liu, Ning Wang