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Acupuncture for Hemorrhoids


Acupuncture can be of some use in relieving the symptoms of stage 1 and stage 2 hemorrhoids. Hemorrhoids that have progressed to the 3rd and 4th stages usually require banding, freezing, or surgical intervention.

Acupuncture Treatments for Hemorrhoids:

Of course treating specifically according to proper pattern identification is necessary along with the following recommendations.

Common Points: BL 32 (ciliao), Du 1 (changqiang), BL 35 (Huiyang), BL 57 (Chengshan), Erbai (extra).

The Taiyang Bladder meridian has branches that connect with the anus, the points above regulate the Qi of this meridian and remove the Blood Stasis.
Also, on either side of T7 there are particular hemorrhoid spots, these along with the lumbar-sacral region can be 7 star needled once every 7 days.

Ear acupuncture: lower region of rectum (anus), Large intestine, Shenmen, brain, Spleen. Needles are retained for 20-30 minutes. Treatment is given everyday.
Moxibustion can also be administered when it is not contraindicated with the pattern.

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Sample Acupuncture Points Used in the Treatment of Hemorrhoids

BL57 • Cheng Shan • Bladder 57 Mountain Support.
Location: On the posterior leg, 8 cun inferior to BL 40, along the line connecting BL 40 at the popliteal crease and BL 60 posterior to the lateral malleolus.

Relaxes The Tendons
Benefits The Leg Muscle
Treats Hemorrhoids
Alleviates Pain
Benefits The Heel
Regulates The Intestines
Hemorrhoids Acupuncture

GV1 • Chang Qiang • Governing Vessel 1 Long Strong. Luo Meeting Point on the Governing Vessel with the Conception Vessel.
Location: Midway between the anus and the tip of the coccyx.

Treats Hemorrhoids
Activates The Channel
Calms The Spirit
Alleviates Pain
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GV20 • Bai Hui • Governing Vessel 20 Hundred Meetings. Meeting Point on the Governing Vessel with the six yang channels.
Location: On the midsagittal line, at the intersection of a line connecting the right and left ear apices.

Raises Yang And Counters Prolapse
Benefits The Head
Calms The Brain
Subdues Yang
Hemorrhoid Treatment