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miércoles, 21 de diciembre de 2011

Acupuncture: INFRARED IMAGING (Pain in the leg)


The patient complained about pain in the right leg.

Acupuncture was at the stomach meridian, ST36. The top picture is before treatment. The middle picture is 5 minutes after treatment, and the bottom picture is after 35 minutes of treatment. The temperature of both legs dropped by 0.4º C to 1.0ºC on different regions of both legs. The patient did not complain of the same pain a week later.

Acupuncture: INFRARED IMAGING (Back pain)


The patient complained about back pain.

The acupuncture point was at D14. All pain as relieved. The top picture is before treatment. The middle picture is after 1 minute of treatment, and the bottom picture is after 10 minutes of treatment. The maximum temperature region (white) disappeared after 10 minutes.

Acupuncture: INFRARED IMAGING (Stomatch pain)


The patient suffered stomach pain.

The acupuncture point was SP6, which is far away from the stomach region. The color code is white hottest, then red, orange, yellow, green, and blue. A drop of maximum temperature from before treatment (top) to 2 minutes after treatment (middle), and then to 10 minutes after treatment (bottom) can be seen in the disappearance of the white region.