Why is this important?
The value of it is in the amount of information it provides for diagnosis and treatment. It is an exquisite and sophisticated means of understanding the whole person and provides insight into patients according to:
Ability to heal, absorb, eliminate and detoxify the body through a thorough examination of minutiae of qualities, sensations, and structure of the artery. Many things can be deduced and treatment may be more keenly guided by the physician.
Thus, this method is suitable for providing insight into the complicated modern diseases and constitutional imbalances that affect modern man in an industrial world.
Pulse Diagnosis is a complex system, with many intricacies. Learning the system requires significant amounts of hands-on training with a certified teacher.
Pulse diagnosis is also valuable for the ongoing efforts of its practitioners to research and understand how new developments in individual and social behavior is affecting our health and thus influencing the pulse. Signs of toxicity and exposure to electromagnetic radiation, for instance, are among the topics being explored by modern-day practitioners of pulse diagnosis.
Pulse Diagnosis is truly a treasure which can change the lives of patients. By employing a method of such refined sensitivity, even the subtlest deviations from this norm can be detected, thus establishing its importance not only in treating disease, but also as preventative medicine.
Long before the advent of X-rays, Asian practitioners discovered a way to assess the body’s function by using their five senses and their brains. One of the most common ways of medical assessment in Asian medicine is pulse diagnosis. Yet, while palpating the pulse at the radial arteries is a common practice in Asian medicine, there are many different methods of doing so.