Suresh Kumar Gandhi
Neuto Trg, India
Posters & Accepted Abstracts: Altern Integr Med
Acupuncture is based on the belief that body contains pattern of energy flow refered to as Qi. Proper unimpeded flow of Qi is believed to be essential for proper health. Sujok acupuncture is one of the methods of acupuncture treatment. Chakra acupuncture is the part of Sujok acupuncture propounded by Dr. Sir Park Jae Woo. Chakras are superior energetic control centres of acupuncture meridian system. In modern medical science it has similarly with endocrine gland secreting a variety of different harmones directly into blood thus presenting chemical balance. The endocrine glands are pineal gland (sahashar chakra) used for upper head area pain, pitutory gland (ajna chakra) used for lower head area pain, thyroid gland (vishudhi chakra ) used for cervical area pain, thymus gland (anahat chakra) used for upper back area pain, pancreas gland (Manipur chakra) used for middle back area pain, adrenal gland (swadhisthan chakra) used for lower back area pain, sexual gland (muladhar chakra) used for lower abdomen area pain. Pain begins with stimulation of receptors of pain called nociceptors. When these injury signals reach the brain, pain is experienced. Nociceptors are simply free nerve endings. Nociceptors carry information through nerve fibers which is on acupuncture meridian pathways all over the body. Stimulation of a delta myelinated fibers produce a sensation of sharp, bright and well localized pain. Chakras excercise multiple funtions of nervous system, assimilatory system, circulatory system, lymphatic system and excretory system. Chakra form the complete basis for treatment of acute and chronic nature on both macro and micro level. Chakra treatment can be made by pricking needles in hands and feet.
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