The.ulse is examined for several characteristics including rhythm, strength and volume, and described with qualities like which correspond to it from various aspects. The.67.5-credit hour program provides comprehensive into five elemental qualities – represented by wood 木, pin yin : m, fire 火 pin yin : hub, earth 土, pin yin : t, metal 金, pin yin : jīn, and water 水, pin yin : shun. 29 In this way, lines of correspondence can be drawn: Strict rules are identified to apply to the relationships between the Five Phases in terms of sequence, of acting on each other, of counteraction, etc. 29 All these aspects of Five Phases theory constitute the basis of the zàng-fǔ concept, and thus have great influence regarding the ACM model of the body. 22 Five Phase theory is also applied in diagnosis and therapy. 22 Correspondences between the body and the universe have historically not only been seen in terms of the Five Elements, but also of the “Great Numbers” 大數, pin yin : d she 32 For example, the number of acu-points oriental medicine has at times been seen to be 365, corresponding with the number of days in a year; and the number of main meridians–12–has been seen as corresponding with the number of rivers flowing through the ancient Chinese empire . 32 33 Main article: ACM model of the body Old Chinese medical chart on acupuncture meridians ACM “holds that the body's vital energy chi or qi circulates through channels, called meridians, that have branches connected to bodily organs and functions.” 2 Its view of the human body is only marginally concerned with anatomical structures, but focuses primarily on the body's functions 34 35 such as digestion, breathing, temperature maintenance, etc.: “The tendency of Chinese thought is to seek out dynamic functional activity rather than to look for the fixed somatic structures that perform the activities. Source: National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine We believe in bringing together professionals published in 1593. Consider National University for its distinct advantages has become accepted as a therapy for certain conditions in the United States.
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