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

Bursitis - Basics

Bursitis occurs when a bursa, a small sac that cushions the bone from other body parts (such as the skin and muscles) swells. This is generally caused by an injury to the joint or by overusing a joint, and usually occurs at the knee or elbow.

Below you will find alternative and natural treatment options including those from a Chinese Medicine perspective for Bursitis.

Bursitis - Questions

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Bursitis - Related Acupuncture Points

The following (2) acupuncture points may be useful for bursitis. 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.)

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