Monthly Archives: April 2015

New hopes in the cardiology department

Spring rolled through with thunder and lightning, cold and heat – just like they say in the classics – and now, on the hazy horizon, the summer heat slowly starts to pick up.  I think about old times in Beijing … Continue reading

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Checking dem in-patients in the #acupuncture #tuina #moxa department. Everything we learned at #actcm is real. They also use a lot of basic techniques for checking nerve damage. #goodstuff #tcm #chinalife #郑州 #河南

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These are #包公’s #choppingblocks. The #dog is for #peasants. The #tiger is for #officials. The #dragon is for executing #royalty. In the background you see a wax scene of some #oldschool #debauchery. 包公 is called to bring the heat. Side note: the wax lady in the distance was modeled after Miss Kaifeng 1993 #goodyear #chinalife #historical #nerdery

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Me and the homies at #包公’s place. It’s a temple for an #ancient #judge #executioner. To give you a sense of this guy, he’s kinda like a Chinese Samuel L Jackson #badassmuther

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#TCM students assemble for a #secret lecture series on the #classic #shanghanlun in the old campus. 7pm-10pm. You got to want to be there. Class mostly about #yinyang and what it means to be a good #doctor. #loveit #chinalife #acupuncture #河南中医学院

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An Afternoon with the Pulse Expert and Ping Pong Philosophy

Sure, the pulse expert is methodical.  You must have a clear, quiet mind.  The patient must be in a peaceful state.  You must start with less pressure before pressing to the deepest level. Yes, there are a dozen common pulses that … Continue reading

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Everyday we see a few #acupuncture patients like this little guy. He has mild cerebral palsy and was hating the needles until grandma pulled out his collection of #ThomastheTrain stickers. We asked him which stickers he wanted needled and we did it. He was so happy we ended up giving him a needle to do the job himself #futureacupuncturist #onlyinhenan #stickernerd

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