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Osteoarthritis / Bony Bi Syndrome and the Use of TCVM

Osteoarthritis / Bony Bi Syndrome and the Use of TCVM

by Stuart Ray Rosenburg, DVM, Tampa, FL USA

According to traditional Chinese medicine, osteoarthritis is analogous to Bi syndrome.  Bi refers to stiffness and blockage of circulation of Qi and Blood in the meridians.  Bi syndrome involves pain in muscles, tendons, bones and joints as well as difficult movement or deformation of these structures.1  Bi syndrome involving the musculoskeletal system is a result of invasion from Wind, Cold, Damp and Heat.  In the authors opinion arthritis pain from Bony Bi syndrome is one of the most common reasons for cases to seek treatment with acupuncture and herbs with or without the use of Western therapeutics.
Thursday, November 1, 2012/Author: Zhen Zhao/Number of views (7925)/Comments (0)/
Kidney Qi Deficiency and Bony Bi Syndrome

Kidney Qi Deficiency and Bony Bi Syndrome

by Laurie Tyrrell-Schroeder, DVM, CVA

A nine year old female spayed Labrador Retriever came to me due to an acute LF lameness two weeks prior, after chasing a squirrel in the yard. The lameness worsened with exercise. She also had a history of chronic bilateral hind limb stiffness and intermittent lameness, worse after resting.

 

Sunday, April 1, 2012/Author: Chi Institute/Number of views (3193)/Comments (0)/
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