Japanese Acupuncture - Tai Ji - EV Ion Cord Treatment

Japanese Theory

This page contains the abdominal presentation, treatment points and associated signs and symptoms for the Tai Ji Extraordinary Vessel Ion Pumping Cord Treatment. For a description of the overall treatment protocol see our Extraordinary Vessel treatment information page.

Extraordinary Vessel - Tai Ji Pattern


  • Principle Signs:
  • Should have at least one point on either side of the body for diagnosis
  • KD 16
  • SP 15
  • LV 13
  • Treatment Points:
  • Treat bilaterally - uses four cords
  • SP 6 Black Clip to Manaka Point Red Red Clip (halfway between PC 3 and PC 7 on the ulnar side of the tendons)
  • TH 8 Black Clip to GB 35 Red Clip
  • Symptomology
  • Fatigue of the Whole Body
  • Knee Joint Problems
  • Stress
  • Psychological Issues
  • Hypertension - Dr. Manaka's treatment of choice
  • Whiplash - especially with limited neck flexion/extension

Sources and More Information

The information on our site is drawn from our own lecture notes and clinical experience. The following lecture notes were used within this section:

  • Iuliano, Diane: New England School of Acupuncture, Extraordinary Vessel Techniques Lecture Notes

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