yin and yang

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yin and yang

The opposite but complementary principles of Chinese philosophy incorporated into traditional Chinese medicine. Yin is feminine, dark and negative, Yang masculine, bright and positive. Their interaction and balance is believed to maintain the harmony of the body.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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Manipulation Physical medicine can be approached from a yin or yang perspective and the softer and intuitive manipulations represent more of the yin approach while the force and aggressive manipulations are more of a yang approach.
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They are all either yin or yang, soft or hard, open or shut, loose or tight.
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