Chinese Herbal and Acupuncture Treatment Protocols for Ankle Pain - Formulas, Protocols, TCM Diagnoses

The Chinese Medicine treatment of ankle pain generally involves arriving at the appropriate TCM diagnosis or pattern. This pattern within the individual is what treatment is based on not the general condition (see treating the cause and not the symptoms).


There are no acupuncture treatment protocols associated at this time.



There are no tongren treatment protocols associated at this time.


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The following herbal formulas from our store are potentially useful for ankle pain:

Tsa Juk – Tibetan Cream for Nerve Disorders
Yan Hu Suo Zhi Tong Wan
Zheng Gu Shui

The following (2) acupuncture points may be useful for ankle pain. A subset of these could potentially be useful with acupressure stimulation and/or tongren therapy methods as well.

Generally treatment would be based on the TCM patterns listed above instead of selecting points by function alone, (see general points selection rules.)



There are (0) Chinese herbs currently associated with ankle pain. Generally speaking you will not choose herbs this way, but this serves as a clinical reminder of some of the empirical herbs for ankle pain. For the most part treatment would be decided by the presenting TCM patterns and with formulas such as those listed in the next section.

There are no associated Chinese herbs at this time.

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