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Pain Management. Group Members: Jonie Ho – Acupuncture & acupressure Natalie O’Neil – Aromatherapy/Herbal Remedies Qiu Yan (Sandy) Luo – Nutrition Healing Cuong (Brandon) Lieu - Visualization Sally Dung Lieu – Yoga & Pain Control. Acupuncture.

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pain management
Pain Management

Group Members:

  • Jonie Ho – Acupuncture & acupressure
  • Natalie O’Neil – Aromatherapy/Herbal Remedies
  • Qiu Yan (Sandy) Luo – Nutrition Healing
  • Cuong (Brandon) Lieu - Visualization
  • Sally Dung Lieu – Yoga & Pain Control
acupuncture
Acupuncture
  • An ancient Chinese method to control health and pain
  • Practiced in China & Orient 5000 years
  • Inserting needles to different points in different meridians (energy channels)
  • Works by stimulating the various points in the body which are pathway for “QI” to flow
  • A person is healthy when energy is smooth and in balance
  • Ill or pain if the balance is disturbed
acupressure
Acupressure
  • Is type of bodywork based on the same concept as acupuncture
  • Releases the tension in muscle fibers
  • Similarities and difference to acupuncture
  • Similarities and differences to body message
points to control backpain
Points to control backpain…
  • ShenShu( 1.5 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous process of the 2nd lumbar vertebra)
  • YaoYang Guan (below the spinous process of the 4th lumbar vertebra)
  • FeiYang(7 cun directly above KunLun)
  • MingMen(below the spinous process of the 2nd lumbar vertebra)
  • ZhiShi(3 cun laterial to the lower border of the spinous process of the 2nd lumbar vertebra)
  • Taixi (between the medial malleolus and tendo calcaneus)

Note: cun = measuring with fingers

lavender lavandula augustifolia
Lavender (Lavandula Augustifolia)

Properties: analgesic, antidepressant, antirheumatic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antiviral, antibacterial, decongestant, emmenagogue, nervine, sedative, tonic.

  • Balancing qualities- mind and body so that healing can occur.
  • Excellent pain reliever that can be used in massage blends for tired/aching muscles. Lavender has been credited with the ability to reduce headaches.
eucalyptus eucalyptus globulus
Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus Globulus)

Properties:Anti-inflammatory, analgesic, antineuralgic, antirheumatic, antispasmodic, insecticidal, parasiticidal.

  • Can alleviate rheumatism, including rheumatoid arthritis. It can be used in a blend to soothe aching and sore muscles; can be especially helpful when muscle strains are present.
  • Can help to increase concentration and memory.
a word of caution
A Word of Caution…
  • Information given is not intended to be taken as a replacement for medical advice. Any person with a condition requiring medical attention should consult a qualified practitioner or therapist.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, check with your physician before using essential oils or aromatherapy products.
  • When using aromatherapy products, always remember: LESS IS MORE!
  • Always use essential oils in their diluted form. NEVER apply undiluted essential oils to the skin. Use a ‘carrier oil’ such as grapeseed, coconut, or jojoba oil. When creating an aromatic massage blend, use about fifteen to twenty drops of pure essential oil for every ounce of carrier oil.
nutrition healing cont
Nutrition Healing cont..
  • Diet low in saturated fats and simple carbohydrates
  • A minimum of five types of plant food per day and the size of each serving is half-cup
  • Protein (lean poultry, seafood, egg whites, and low-fat dairy products)
nutrition healing cont1
Nutrition Healing cont.
  • Fat: restrict to less than 10% of our total calories
  • Water: at least 8 glasses(64 ounces) of water a day to maintain our fluid balance
  • Avoid: alcohol, cigarettes, too much of caffeine intakes and sweet
benefit for yoga
Benefit for Yoga …
  • Gently stretch and strengthen the muscle in the hip, back and legs
  • Improve muscle strength in the abdomen, which support in lower back
  • Improve circulation to the brain
  • Helpful in preventing and in healing from an injury
  • Back muscle wont feel tire easily
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