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Zhongguo Zhen Jiu. 2013 Jul;33(7):615-8.

[Evolution on rotation manipulation].

[Article in Chinese]

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College of Acupuncture-Moxibustion and Tuina, Beijing University of CM, Beijing 100029, China. zhangyi3255207_c@163.com

Abstract

Through review of ancient literature, the developing history of rotation manipulation is traced, various rotation manipulation techniques in different historical periods are analyzed, and evolution process of rotation manipulation is also summarized. It is found that uni-direction rotation was mainly adopted before the establishment of the Republic of China (1911). Influenced by Japanese technique, back and fro rotation took place of the uni-direction rotation, and became the mainstay of the rotation manipulations. However, it is held that the uni-direction rotation has stronger stimulative effects as well as soft tissue relaxation effect, which can be applied for treatment of various diseases.

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