Japanese Medicine

A therapeutic system rooted in ancient Chinese tradition, and modified to the Japanese mindset; Japanese traditional medicine encompasses shiatsu, Japanese herbal medicine—or kampo—spa baths, folk remedies, and spiritual healing with prayer and talismans
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Rooted in traditional Chinese and Japanese medicine, shiatsu literally means "finger pressure", and involves lying on a mat while Markus releases blockages in my energy flow via gentle pressing, sweeping motions and some very light joint movement.
Rajiv Modi of Cadila, which significantly contributed to fast-growing presence of Indian pharma companies in the very lucrative Japanese medicine market.
Kuwano, "The effect of traditional Japanese medicine (Kampo) on gastrointestinal function," Surgery Today, vol.
This type of bodywork from Japan activates and balances the body's energy (chi) by encouraging circulation through "meridians," which are pathways through which energy flows through the body, according to traditional Japanese medicine. Therapists apply gentle pressure to specific points on the body, using their hands, feet, and elbows.
Ochi et al., "The traditional Japanese medicine rikkunshito promotes gastric emptying via the antagonistic action of the 5-HT3 Receptor Pathway in Rats," Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, vol.
Part of the western acceptance of Japanese medicine stemmed from its adoption of modern germ-based medicine.
When patients come in with symptoms that suggest these types of infections, I apply Chinese or Japanese medicine in tandem with Western diagnostic tools to broaden the prospective treatments available.
First nationwide attitude survey of Japanese physicians on the use of traditional Japanese medicine (Kampo) in cancer treatment.
Altenstetter takes an in-depth look at the root causes in the regulatory framework of Japanese medicine for the "device gap," in comparison to European and American adoption of medical technology, providing analysis that may point in the direction of reform toward modernization.
Yokukansan, a traditional Japanese medicine, ameliorates memory disturbance and abnormal social interaction with anti-aggregation effect of cerebral amyloid [beta] proteins in amyloid precursor protein transgenic mice.
In Japan, health resort medicine dated back to Edo Era (17-18 century) as socalled "Touji (hot-spring cure)" that was occasionally prescribed by some Kampo (traditional Japanese medicine) doctors.
Dr Fateha said the approved specialities included acupuncture, Ayurveda, siddha, massage therapy, chiropractic, herbal therapy, homoeopathy, naturopathy, osteopathy, traditional Chinese medicine, traditional Japanese medicine, traditional Mongolian medicine and Unani medicine.

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