The 3-Level Acupuncture Balance Part 4: More on the Divergent Channel Balance 5/5 (63)

The 3-Level Acupuncture Protocol balances the Primary Channels (to regulate circulation of qi and blood), the Eight Extraordinary Channels (to regulate the musculoskeletal body), and the Divergent Channels (to regulate the internal zang-fu organs). If you haven’t read the previous blog posts in the 3-Level Acupuncture Balance series, you can... Read more

The 3-Level Acupuncture Balance: Part 3- More on the Eight Extraordinary Channel Balance 4.99/5 (75)

This is the 3rd post in my 3-Level Acupuncture Balance blog series. If you have not read the first two posts, you may want to read them before you continue. You can get caught up, or refresh your memory, here: Click here to read part 1, Part 1- The Treatment >> Click here... Read more

The 3-Level Acupuncture Balance: Part 2-Historical Development 4.95/5 (63)

Let’s Review In part 1 of my discussion of the 3-Level Acupuncture Balance, I laid out the steps to perform diagnosis and implement the basic treatment using AcuGraph. If you missed part 1 of this blog post series, The 3-Level Acupuncture Balance: Part 1-The Treatment, you can catch up here:... Read more

The 3-Level Acupuncture Balance: Part 1-The Treatment 4.99/5 (73)

Over the last number of years, I have been using AcuGraph to guide me in a protocol I have come to call the 3-Level Acupuncture Balance. Over the next couple months, I will present a series of posts describing what this balance is, why I think it offers a deep... Read more

The Primary Channel Balance – Part 2 5/5 (1)

Relationships of acupuncture meridians (channels) have been mapped out since the Nan Jing (100 CE). The essential premise is that qi (life energy) flows through twelve channels in a continuous sequence. This energy nourishes and invigorates all tissues along each pathway, including designated organs (zang-fu), blood flow, muscle, bone, etc. Read more

primary channel balancing in AcuGraph

The Primary Channel Balance – Part 1 4.8/5 (5)

Our present article addresses the third wing of this approach, namely Primary Channel balance. It can be used in isolation, as a Primary Channel balance, or added to the 8-Extra/Divergent treatment, completing the 3-Level balance. The 3-Level Balance is preferred in chronic and complicated cases. Read more