Tam Healing and Tong Ren Therapy Protocols

Tam Healing and Tong Ren Therapy for Migraines

The areas and points listed below are those that are commonly found blocked in adults and children with "Migraines" and related issues. The system focuses on the scalp and Huatuojiaji points along the spine. You may use acupuncture, massage and/or the tong ren to focus on the following areas for healing. For details about the system consider reading the Tom Tam Healing System textbook. A full list of conditions with treatment points is available in A Lazy Bum's Healing: Tong Ren Therapy Cross Reference - both are available in our book store

With regards to acupuncture treatments within this style, generally these points would be combined with some more traditional points based on their overall diagnosis in Chinese Medicine terms. Generally we combine qi gong, acupuncture and tuina along most of the major points in the neck and spine as appropriate.

  • Main Points:
  • C1 - opens top of head, motor cortex area, and frees circulation between the head and neck
  • C2 - opens frontal lobe area, and frees circulation between the head and neck
  • Taiyang - commonly used points for headaches, particularly when there is vascular involvement
  • TH 16 - sky window point, effects circulation in the vertebral and occipital arteries, improve the circulation between the head and the body, balance eye pressure
  • Secondary Points:
  • LV 3 - resolve liver qi stagnation, improve energy circulation
  • LI 4 - clears problems in the face and head and works with LV 3 to open energy circulation overall ("the four gates")
  • GV 20 - opens the circulation in the head, motor cortex
  • GB 20 - clears the head, improves circulation between head and body
  • Ashi Point - wherever people experience pain (i.e. local point)

How To Learn More About Tam Healing and Tong Ren Therapy?

Tam Healing Resources

Tong Ren Therapy is a form of energy healing developed by the prominent Boston area acupuncturist and healer, Master Tom Tam. Tong Ren was originally developed to aid in the treatment of cancer, but has been extended to treat a broad range of conditions.

Live video broadcasts and local healing classes are now offered around the world. Our live video class is offered weekly and offers a function for submitting healing requests, others are available at tongrenstation.com. A complete list of classes in your area can be found within this Tong Ren Classes listing.

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