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Chinese medicine motion picture links 中醫電影鏈接

The Science of Acupuncture BBC Documentary (2013) with professor Kathy Sykes of Bristol University: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D53UwyJWa3w


The Barefoot Doctors of Rural China 赤脚医生合作医疗 (1975) directed by Diane Li of the United States of America, and filmed in Běijīng: https://www.youtube.co…

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The ‘Yīn-yáng’ and ‘Five Movements’ Theories, and their Application in Chinese Medicine

The ‘Yīn-yáng’ and ‘Five Movements’ Theories, and their Application in Chinese Medicine

By Chad Ryan

 

Yīn and Yáng

Yīn and yáng are the two parts of a summarisation of universal opposing aspects of phenomena. Yáng is the aspect to which notions such as above, outside, dayti…

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Le Teorie di ‘Yīn-yáng’ e ‘Cinque Movimenti’, e le loro Applicazioni nella Medicina Cinese

Le Teorie di ‘Yīn-yáng’ e ‘Cinque Movimenti’, e le loro Applicazioni nella Medicina Cinese

di Chad Ryan

 

Yīn e Yáng

Yīn e yáng sono le due parte di un compendio degli aspetti opposti universali dei fenomeni. Yáng è l’aspetto di cui sono classificate le nozioni di sopra di, …

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What is Chinese medicine, what is it good for, and what will it do for you: a reflection after two years in practice.

What is Chinese medicine, what is it good for, and what will it do for you: a reflection after two years in practice.

by Chad Ryan

Chinese medicine is中醫 zhōng yī. The second of these two characters, 醫 , can be interpreted through its radical components. 矢 shĭ, means arrow, dart, …

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Decocting Chinese Herbs, Herb Doses, & Traditional Unit Conversion Rates

Decocting Chinese Herbs, Herb Doses, & Traditional Unit Conversion Rates

By Chad Ryan

Decocting Chinese Herbs

Boiling raw herbs into a decoction is a potent, easily digestible and aesthetically pleasing way to enjoy your herbal medicine. On the other hand, it takes time, and fuel; and it ta…

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Ten Sino-Vegetables & their Therapeutic Outline

Ten Sino-Vegetables & their Therapeutic Outline

By Chad Ryan

The world contains a large number of plant life and edible plant life, although only a minority of that array in existence regularly finds its way into our diets. So for those considering adding some variety to their dishes, why not …

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Evidence of Effectiveness of Acupuncture

Acupuncture had shown positive effect, of level 1 evidence with the National Health and Medical Research Council standard, for chronic low back pain, osteoarthritis pain of the knee, chronic tension-type and chronic episodic headache, the prevention of migraine, chemotherapy induced nausea and vomit…

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Characters of the Physique

Characters of the Physique - by Chad Ryan

The names of acupuncture points could be said to hold useful significance towards informing point selection when providing a treatment. So what are the characters which have so come to identify the landmarks of the physique on which they lie, and the po…

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Scraping 刮痧 Guā Shā Raschiatura

 

Eleven-year-old boy endures scraping treatment, and ten minutes later leaves the clinic smiling.

十一歲的澳洲男孩忍受刮痧治療,十分鐘以後還笑吟吟地離開診所.

Ragazzo Australiano di undici anni dura un trattamento di guā shā raschiatura, e dieci minuti dopo…

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'The Tibetan System of Medicine' - Article Based on Interview with Barry Clark

The Tibetan System of Medicine

By Chad Ryan

Tibetan medicine, “whilst for sheer scope and breadth, … globally does not really compete with Chinese medicine” (Clark, 2017), it has persisted and found its “niche” (Clark, 2017) since surviving the Chinese Cultural Revolution in 1968. Today there are …

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Student Assignment on Asthma - Chad Ryan (2015)

Chinese Medicine in Treating Asthma (Student Assignment)

Chad Ryan - 2015

Introduction

The lungs, the delicate drapes of the human trunk, are a sigh of humility with each expansion and contraction. Be it the dry air which parches the skin and saps this disperser of refined fluids of it glos…

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How To Remember the Circadian Rhythm of Qi

Chad Ryan, August 2017

義大醫院八段錦 È-Dà Hospital Eight Pieces of Brocade

The Eight Pieces of Brocade is a series of qì gōng exercises designed to regulate the internal organs and can be used as a form of self-therapy for good health:

1.TWO HANDS LIFT TO THE SKY
To smooth the flow of qì through the triple heater, to give the entire body a boost, and to circula…

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澳洲中醫和台灣中醫的異同以及澳洲中醫的常見疾病

澳洲中醫和台灣中醫的異同以及澳洲中醫的常見疾

任賢達

順稿: 柯馨婷, 林婉容, 吳柏毅

2017

        中醫自十九世紀淘金熱潮時開始在澳洲生根,1887年的維多利亞金礦區,大部分的中國人來自廣東和福建,其中約有五十位中醫內科醫師(1),在墨爾本的小唐人街也能買到中醫藥(2);在1911年的澳洲甚至有貼著英文招牌紙的中醫藥物可以買。到了20世紀70年代初期,澳洲跟中國建立正式外交關係,中醫在澳洲逐漸蔚為潮流(1)。現在澳大利亞有…

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Study Trip

Earlier in this year of 2017 I traveled north to the region of the world in which Chinese medicine originated and is widely practiced in today. Three of my gracious fellow students at SSNT provided me the leads to the three hospitals which I visited, those being: È-Dà Hospital 義大醫院 in Kāohsiúng of S…

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