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“Human Body Bioelectricity Simulation”Technology; Modern embedded microprocessor simulates 6 distinct; TCM massage manipulation. Intuitive display of massage manipulations; LCD display; 2 Power Sources: Re-chargeable lithium battery using power converter or computer USB; Portable pocket sized massager;
TCM iMassager Operation Instruction
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Enjoy a massage anytime, anywhere with this professional, pocket sized, portable massager!
Enjoy a massage anytime, anywhere with this professional, pocket sized, portable massager.
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Pain in the knee joints 14.Radial nerve injury 19. Lumbar muscle strain 5. Stiff neck 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 6 6 8 9 9 9 10 11 12 IV Periphery never injury 16.Pain in the elbow joints 12.Superior clunial nerve injury 9.Facial paralysis 17.Prolapse of lumbar intervertebral disk 8.Contents ·Introduction ·General information Structure Clinical Application Operation Procedures Points for Attention Maintenance and care Regular treatment principles Regular treatment methods Pain in the trunk Pain in the joints and limbs Relieving fatigue and preventing diseases Special treatment for special diseases I Pain in the neck and back 1.Acute lumbar sprain 6. Fascitis in the back 3.Sacro-iliac joint injury 15 16 14 12 13 13 14 III Pain in the joints 10.Rheumatism and rheumatic arthritis 24 16 16 18 19 20 23 .Pain in the ankle joints and painful heels 15.Injury of median nerve and radial nerve 25 25 26 26 27 V Hemiparalysis due to stroke Body shaping Health care for the old Questions and Answers 28 30 32 35 II Lumbosacral Pain 4.Perennial paralysis 18.3 rd lumbar vertebra transverse process syndrome 7.Pain in the wrist 13. Cervical syndrome 2.Pain in the shoulder joints 11.
etc. Find the exact pain point: The point which is sticked to the massage pads should be the most painful point in normal times. 2. and it's better to reach the highest strength you can stand. Strength: Therapeutic strength must be gradually increased. the instrument can provide effective health nursing to prevent the muscle from atrophy and shorten the rehabilitation course. fasciitis and joint pain. The instrument can improve the microcirculation of human body. and prevent strain and hyperosteogeny. Massage therapy is the treasure of Chinese traditional medicine. Bedridden patients who suffer from hemiplegia. 1 .It is good. 40-60minutes/ time. the instrument is good news for the patients and will help to release them from pain and improve their quality of life. aseptic inflammation and degenerative lesion. especially to those symptoms caused by injury of soft tissues.As it is applied on human body.improve partial muscle tissues and nutritional status. For the middle and old age. the application of the instrument may help improve physical quality and prevent the locomotor system from aging and degenerating.No doubt. causing no ill effect on human body. The massage instrument is applying the modern electronic simulation technology to output bioelectrical signal with human body bioelectrical features. and alleviate various pains. lumbar muscle strain. therapeutic and effective in alleviating cervical syndrome. Therapeutic duration: 2-3 times/day.the instrument has won great attention and high praise. and be clear about the instruction.promote the absorption of inflammatory substances. 3. periarthritis of shoulder. which is of good therapeutic efficacy to various commonly encountered diseases and frequently occurring diseases. the application of the instrument can alleviate weariness. relieve the tissues adhesion. Three key points for TCM iMassager operation 1. please read carefully this operation instruction manual. The instrument is small in size and easy to operate. regular movement of relevant muscle groups of human body will bring out the therapeutic effect of an actual manual massage. The arrival of the instrument is an achievement of State Torch-plan Project.Since it's production. over 10 days for one course of treatment.Introduction Before operation.Those that work in a fixedposture.It is regarded by many professionals as a successful step taken by the natural traditional medicine toward modernization.
② Health care for the middle-aged and elderly through the stimulation of relative acupuncture points. 2. chronic strain and hyperosteogeny etc as well as patients of paralysis. and they should not touch each other. hip and leg. drivers and computer operators. Indicator Light 5. shoulder. the initial strength level is 1 and the default time is 20 minutes. USB Extension Wire 13. clean it with a wet towel. ④ ② ① Healt hmateForev er TM ③ ⑨ ⑤ ⑩ 14 ⑥ ⑦ ⑧ 12 1. ④Relieve pain. Power Converter 12. 2. the instrument is started. Lock 10.General information ● Structure finished.Treatment principle The TCM iMassager uses therapeutic waveform to produce the massage effect through piling up the bioelectric signal with the human bioelectric features. the indicator light is off. ● Clinical application 1. ligament. when the charging is 2 3 . On/Off button 6. Electrode wire Notes: 1. 3. ●Operation procedures 1.Starting up: Press the on/off key. arm. Hints: The two massage pads should be affixed synchronously on the body. fascia. Preparation: Clean your skin before applying the massage pads. back. Health care ①It can relieve fatigue for those who often work for hours in a fixed posture. the indicator light is on. sacrum. apply the pads on your body and plug the pad cord into the plughole of the device. Massage Pads 14. ②Loose adhesion and smooth joints. Strength Adjustor 7. LCD Screen 4. Lithium Battery 11. 2. such as accountants. ③Relax muscle and relieve the muscular spasm. it can: ① Accelerate microcirculation and promote the absorption of inflammatory substances. peroist and fat caused by acute injury. etc due to aseptic inflammation and injury in the soft tissues such as the muscle. when the massager is placed directly on the diseased parts and through the regular contraction of the muscle of the diseased parts. Uncover the protective films of the massage pads. The default mode is 1. waist.Therapeutic Objects Pains and aches in the neck. The lithium battery can recharged through both power converter and computer USB. Affixing the massage pads: Find out where the pain is. 3. joint capsule. Mode Selector 8. USB Port 3. Time Setting 9. When charging battery. Output 2.
2. 6. 4. The massage pads can be used repeatedly. 10)The battery should be charged for 8 hours or so before first use. 5)The patients of serious heart diseases and pregnant women should use the instruments under the guidance of a doctor. tumefaction and fracture should see the doctor first and use this instrument to promote the restoration after 24 hours. Neither should two massage pads have contact with each other. the strength level will be 1.The selection of the therapeutic waveform can be decided according to the tolerance of oneself. 3. 4)The massage pads should not be placed at the heart position. 2-3 t i m e s / a d a y.6 0 m i n u t e s / e a c h time. 13)Use the battery following the instructions of battery. the strength can be gradually adjusted to the strength till you can endure it. 2)The treatment can't be made with only one massage pad. 3)Don't pull the wire when taking off the electrode. 12)Please be sure to replace the battery with correct type if necessary. inflammation and ulcer. 11) The battery should be charged every 3 months in case the device is not used for long.A course of treatment is 10 days. these six modes will change in sequence and circulation. Press the “M” for mode selection.There are two ways to place the massage pads. Hints: For every change of the mode. 5.4. 7)Children and the psychotics should not be allowed to use this instrument independently 8)The patients with acute trauma accompanied by subcutaneous hemorrhage. over 150 times. 9) Don't place the pads on the locations of bleeding.The treatment can be made again after a week's rest when a course of treatment is finished. ● Points for Attention: 1)Clean the skin of therapeutic sites before treatment.Adjust the strength to the highest strength you can stand in order to improve the therapeutic effect.It may then be replaced with new ones when the viscosity is completely lost. ● Maintenance 1)Turn off the power after use and put it in a cool and dry place. ●Regular treatment principles 1. 2)A small amount of clean water can be used to moisten the massage pads when the viscosity of adhesive face of the massage pad has decreased.Choosing modes: The mode can be changed upon requirement during one treatment course. 4 0 .Find the exact pain point that will be taken as the position for treatment. 6)The instrument is prohibited to be used by the patients with the cardiac pacemaker. It should be sent to the place purchase for repair if there are any problems. in twin and opposed modes Figure: 1 Twin mode Fix the 2 massage modes at the top and bottom or both ends on the same side of Figure: 1 twin mode and Care 4 5 . The cover of the instrument should not be opened by the non technical person.Take comfortable posture and relax the muscle for treatment.
Teres minor muscle 8. Processus transverses of the first vertebrae. as shown in Figure 1 Figure: 2 Opposed mode Fix the 2 massage modes Respectively on the opposite sides of the therapeutic position. Apply one massage pad onto it. 2. the most sensible pressure pain point is the key point.Lumbar deep muscle 24.Superior gluteal nerve 6 7 . It is essential to choose the proper spots on the body for treatment (the spots to apply the massage pads to).Posterior superior iliac spine 27. ①Position for application of the massage pads According to TCM.Least gluteal muscle 14. Find the pressure pain point with reference to Fig.1. Levator muscle of scapula 5. Processus spinosus of the tenth Fig.Tensor muscle of fascia lata 15.Greater rhomboid muscle 20. Middle gluteal muscle 13. Processus splnousus of the third vertebrae 3. Processus transversus of the 3rd lumbar vertebrae 12. Teres major muscle 9. Supraspinous muscle 6. pain and limited activities that are likely to occur in the neck. If there are several separated pressure pain points.Lesser rhomboid muscle 19. sacrum.Medial adductor group 17. as shown in Figure 2.Median sacral crest 16.1 The pressure pain points of the trunks of the soft tissue strain type.the human body. but the two massage pads should not be overlapped.1 thoracic vertebrae 10. arms.Low margin of the 12th rib 23. This instrument can relieve pain satisfactorily by promoting absorption of inflammatory substances and improving microcirculation to send better nutrition supply to the local injured tissues.Muscle of nape 18. back and waist of the human body as shown in Fig.Iliac crest 25.Iliotibial tract 28. Infraspinous muscle 7.1. hip and legs 1. waist. the most proper position to be treated. Figure: 2 opposed mode Regular treatment methods ●Pain in the trunk Various chronic strain.Dorsol extensor muscle group 22. Apply the other massage pad onto a proper point symmetrical to the chosen pressure pain point or near to it. shoulder. acute injury and hyperosteogeny can cause local tissue inflammatory edema. Fig. Pains in necks. Processus transverses of the 2nd lumbar vertebrae 11. treat them one by one. Anterior scalene muscle 4.Trapezius muscle 21.Superior clunial nerves 26.
Lower and outer margin of arococcyx 32. resulting in pain. ①Position of massage pad application For joint pain. mode 2 or 3 for 30 minutes by turns for A. Longer treatment is needed for more serious sore and pain.4 special diseases”. They are mostly likely to get injury. then Mode 1 for 20 minutes. the two massage pad should be applied to the two symmetrical sides of the painful point. Using this instrument can help to relieve fatigue and improve microcirculation to prevent those occupational diseases. ① Position of massage pads for treatment of the Fig. Pain in the neck and back While working. The common signs are muscular pain. swelling and spasm.29. 2-3 times a day for each pain point. which often occurs in the joints of shoulder. Mode 2 for 20 minutes or mode 3 for 30 minutes. inflammation. B and C. ●Relieving fatigue and preventing diseases Those people who often have to keep a fixed posture. It is advisable to use fairly large strength as you can stand. if people keep lowering the heads and bending over their 8 9 . Special Treatment for Special Diseases I. elbow. inflammation. The position can be slightly regulated Fig. computer operators and drivers may have certain muscles and ligament overstretched. sport injury.3 Mode 1 for 30 minutes. Pain in the muscles and tendons of the limbs: It is often caused by sport injury.2 according to sensation. See Fig. sore and numbness. periarthritis of shoulder and so on. For information about “special treatment for Fig.2. shoulder and back. ankle. 2-3 times a day. ●Pain in the joints and limbs Pain in the joints. See the Fig. ② Position of massage pads for treatment of thewaist. etc. ②Massage mode and length of time Mode 2 for 20 minutes. ①Position of massage pads Apply the pads to each end of the painful muscle or apply one pad to the muscle and the other to the tendon. edema and many other diseases may cause joint ache.4 Mode 1 for 30 minutes. Longer treating time is needed for those parts of great pain. The above described is general treatment. strain. It is advisable to do some waist exercise after the treatment. hyperosteogeny. the Mode 3 for 30 minutes. cervical syndrome. knee. Gluteal tuberosity of femur ② Massage mode and length of operation time Mode 1 for 30 minutes. soft tissue injury. then Mode 3 or 2 for 30 minutes. wrist. Consult the doctor if the injury has laceration of muscle or tendon. such as office workers. ②Massage mode and length of operation time Mode 1 for 30 minutes. see the Fig. please read the following parts of this manual. Lower outlet of ischiac N pirifomis 30.3 neck. overstrain or some other factors. Inferior gluteal nerve 31.
④ The above mentioned treatment is also fit for pain points not included in the picture. (2) Position of the massage pads See the Fig.Try carefully to find the most proper ones. The above introduction makes us know that the best way for prevention and cure of cervical syndrome lies in necessary self-health protection and prompt treatment. not too strong and not too long. shoulders. Fig. now you have suffered cervical syndrome. nape and back are always in the mode of muscular tension. ③Relax during the treatment. heaviness and tightness in the back and shoulders. Apply the massage pads to the most sensible pain points.5 (3) Treatment First apply the pads onto the point of A. eye turgid. (4) Notes ①Follow the regular principles for operation. arms or occiput. Treat in mode 1 and mode 3 for 20 minutes each. degeneration and change of cervical physiological radian.6 Find the most sensitive pain point with reference to the shadowed parts shown. (3) Treatment Mode 1 for 30 minutes. nape and back. let the muscles twitch naturally. Beside the pain in neck. ② There may be several pain points. the pain in neck. swelling pain in eyes. nape and back. ② Do not apply the pads too high upon the two sides of the neck. dizziness. nape and back will often trouble you. numbness in hands and limited neck movement. Long period of time in this mode will causes hypoxia to the muscles of neck. (2) Position of massage pads See the Fig. sooner or later a pathologic change arises form the muscles of neck and nape. Apply the pads to and near it. ③ For patients with nerve root and blood vessel oppression. the muscles of neck. then mode 4 for 30 minutes. tinnitus. With increasing fatigue and changing weather. 1. typists. it is advisable to have neck traction under the guidance of the doctor. i. From day to day and with people's unconsciousness for self-health protection.5 (1) Major signs Pain in the neck. drivers and so on). accountants. Cervical syndrome 10 11 .g. nausea. Treat in mode 2 for 20 minutes. PC operators. If such disease is not cured timely. two as a set and treat 20-40 minutes each. the injury of nuchal muscle will break the mechanical equilibrium of neck region. thus resulting in hyperplasia. and then take the point of B. 2．Fascitis in the back (1) Major signs Sore and pain. tinnitus. It frequently occurs in the shadowed parts shown in the picture in older people and in those people who keep bending their head Fig.desks for long time with an unchangeable posture (e. They complain of aching and swelling muscular pain. which may be accompanied with headache.e. and produce a great amount of lactate and potassium ion collecting together.6 during work. (4) Notes ①Follow the regular principles for operation. and aseptic inflammation is caused by chronic strain as well. hand numb and so on. the nuchal fastiitis. there are the signs of dizziness.
Acute lumbar sprain (1) Major signs The patient has a clear history of lumbar sprain.e. take mode 1 and mode 3 for 30 minutes each. However. (2) Position of the massage pads. Examination finds wide-spread pressure pain in the lumbosacral part without noticeable pain in the lower limbs. Lumbar muscle strain (1) Major signs Chronic recurring lumbago often in the lower part of the waist. See the Fig. ligament. mode 1 for 30 minutes. (4) Notes 12 13 . joint capsule and so on). (4) Notes ①Follow the regular principles for operation. Here we lay special stress on the pain caused by acute injury. all pain in the lumbosacral portion is caused by stimulating the local teleneuron of traumatic aseptic inflammation. take mode 1 and mode 3 for 30 minutes each. Then.3. pain-killing.See the Fig. inflammation substances and removing threshold of pain.9 (3) Treatment Apply the pads to the most sensible points or nearby. (2) Position of the massage pads. the injury of these parts from either acute injury or chronic strain. II. Stiff neck (1) Major signs Sudden attack of pain in the neck and noticeably limited neck movement due to improper sleeping posture or strain of the Fig. (2) Position of the massage pads See the Fig. the pathological position. Lumbosacral Pain There are many reasons for pain in lumbosacral position. For example. then mode 3 for 20 minutes. we have known: The key for treatment of pain in lumbosacral portion is to fix the exact pain point. The pain gets more serious when the weather varies or the patient is tired.8 Apply one pad to the most sensible part as shown and the other to the opposite.7 neck. will show the same pathologic sign. 4. (4) Notes ①Follow the regular principles for operation. promotion of absorption of 5. chronic strain and hyperosteogeny. ② If there are may pain points in the waist. muscle. the pads can be applied to two pain points respectively. Soft tissue (tendon. joints (lumbar vertebral posterior joint and sacro-iliac articulation) and lumbar intervertebral disc in the lumbosacral portion are the very parts to be injured. This instrument can play a role in subsiding swelling. ② The patients can make proper movements of his neck during the treatment.8 (3) Treatment Fig.7 (3) Treatment Apply the 2 pads on the neck root of patients and pressure pain point of the shoulder. but the pain is less serious after a rest. Lumbago with difficulty in moving the body due to the pain. i. which worsens at coughing and deep breathing.
stabbing pain. Prolapse of lumbar intervertebral disc (1) Major signs 14 15 . sit and stand. (2) Position of the massage pads. which gets more serious at coughing. See the Fig.9 6. For hipache. The pain gets more serious when the weather varies or when the patient is tired. 8. Noticeable pressure pain can be detected 2-3 cm medial to the highest point of the iliac spine.10 (3) Treatment Apply the pads to point A. sometimes with dragging pain in the lower limb but not beyond the knee. (4) Note Follow the regular principles for operation. (2) Position of massage pads.10 Lumbago accompanied with pain in the lower limbs. It is difficult to bend.See the Fig. Fig. For pain in the lower limbs. which is comparatively serious in the morning after getting up and become less serious after moving about a little. Superior clunial nerve injury (1) Major signs The patient has a history of lumbar sprain. 3rd lumbar vertebra transverse process syndrome (1) Major signs This disease is more often seen in the young and middle-aged people who have had lumbar trauma or internal injury caused by prolonged overstrain.11 30 minutes each. and treat in mode 1 and mode 3 for Fig. noticeable pressure pain and percussion pain in the waist. sneezing and walking.12 7. apply to points C and treat in mode 1 and 3 for 20 minutes each.12 Fig. The patient has pain and a sense of heaviness in the waist.11 (3) Treatment Apply one pad to the most sensitive pain point and the other to the opposite side as shown by A. See the Fig. apply the pads to the most sensible pain point in the hip as shown by B and treat in mode 1 and mode 3 for 20 minutes each. (2) Position of the massage pads. difficulty in lifting the stretched leg while lying. Fig. Treat in mode 1 and mode 3 for 30 minutes each. hipache in the diseased side and limited waist movement are also common. (4) Note Follow the regular principles for operation. Examination finds obvious pain when pressure is applied to the lumbar vertebra and slightly limited bending of the waist is commonly seen. sore or tearing pain in one hip.①Follow the regular principles for operation ② Treatment should not be given until 24 hours after the injury.
The pain points often lie in the anterior.12. often have pain in shoulder joints caused by cold. Fig. 16 17 . treat in mode 1 and 3 for 30 minutes each. Movements and stability of shoulder joints depend upon the muscles. The muscles and tendons around shoulder joints are easily to cause acute injury or chronic strain because of their frequent movement. Sacro-iliac injury (1) Main signs The patients. resulting in soft tissue retrograde affection owing to frequent movement of shoulder joints. (4) Note Follow the regular principle for operation.14 apply the pads to point III. (4) Note Follow the regular principles for treatment. a cause of disease or chronic strain will be formed without timely treatment if your shoulder joints are injured. 9. Fig. Use mode 1 and mode 2 for 30 minutes each. Chronic strain will become worse. Pain in shoulder joints Shoulder joints are the most flexible joints with the largest scope of movement.14 (3) Treatment For scapuloanterior and scapuoloateral pressure pain. feel uneasy when lying on their backs. and effects sleeping. The pain may become more serious during the night and sometimes accompanied with dragging pain in the upper arm. During daily life.13. The pain is particularly serious in the evening. normally with traumatic record. Patients decline to move their shoulder joints for fear of pain.13 (2) Position of massage pads See the Fig. tendon and ligament around shoulder joints. frozen shoulder etc. Scapuohumeral periarthritis (periarthritis of shoulder. The middle age.(3) Treatment Apply one pad to the most sensible pain point and the other above it as shown in Fig. With mode 3 and 1 for 30 minutes each. and can only sit on with their buttock on the sides.13 (3) Treatment Apply the pads to the correct positions as shown in Fig. fatigue and trauma. Pain in the joints 10. If the patients do not immediately treat the disease for the time being. with development of aseptic inflammation. For scapuloposterior and scapulolateral pain.) (1) Major sign Shoulder ache and limited movement of the joint. have pain in the side of sacroiliac articulation. and finally disturbs their normal life because they can not raise and straighten their arms. The patients dare not load and walk with the infected limbs. Their trunks incline to the tendon sides. a big adhesion around shoulder joints forms. This sign is called “frozen shoulder”. apply the pads to points. which will reduce the activity of the joints. lateral and posterior parts of the shoulder (2) Position of the massage pads See the Fig. find difficult to turn over.
Treatment upon the injury muse be complete. Pain in Elbow Joint Pain in elbow joint is mainly caused by acute or chronic strain of elbow soft tissue. Tennis elbow test shows positive. Treat in mode 2 for 30 minutes. the elbow is feeble. Fig. the position of injury. Sprain and contusion of wrist joint: (1) Major signs It is caused by acute injury. ②The strength of treatment for shoulder should be gradually increased. The position of pain lies normally in the medial or lateral of the back of wrist with locally notable pressure pain. Noticeable pain is felt at the external humeral epicondyle and the humeroradial joint. Take mode 3 for treatment for 30 minutes. or when they suffer chronic strain because of repeated bending and straightening their wrists. a repetitive action (especially under heavy load) for long time by wrist will cause aseptic inflammation in soft tissue which is the major reason for pain in wrist joint.B. ③ Patients should exercise their shoulders for recovery of function during the treatment. 12. apply the pads to point C. 11. ④ Patients should persist in treatment. and cold compress is applied. for this disease has a long course to go. and called tennis elbow. then the mode 1 for 30 minutes. Now.15 A. This instrument can not be used until 24 hours later. i. which will affect the function of wrist. Pain in the wrist There are two reasons for the pain in the wrist joints: (1) Acute injury It is normally caused by trauma such as sprain or fall. the pain in the lateral is caused by external humeral epicondylitis. (4) Notes ①Follow the regular principles for operation. The pain is notable and pain point is fixed. It should be properly fixed within 24 hours. As well while the pain in medial is caused by internal humeral epicondylitis and called golf elbow as well.e. or it will turn into chronic strain. Treat in mode 3 and 1 for 30 minutes each.16 (3) Treatment Apply one pad to the position of pain.16 See the Fig. Owing to the special anatomical structure. we take tennis elbow as an example to make the following introduction: (1) Major signs This disease is due to acute or chronic injury. For pain in the lateral part of the shoulder and below the deltoid muscle. (3) Treatment Apply the pads to the pain point and the opposite. swelling and inconvenient movement. (2) Chronic strain Besides the transition from acute strain. (4) Note Follow the regular principles for operation. apply the other to the opposite position in the back.15 (2) Position of the massage pads See the Fig. then mode 1 18 19 . (2) Position of massage pads (Take the lateral back of wrist as an example) Fig. but it should not be suddenly increased in order to avoid injury of soft tissue. Treat in mode 3 and 1 for30 minutes each. Normally. The hand can not hold with force. the pain point lies in the medial or lateral of elbow joint in the most cases when people suddenly bend or straight their wrists. or when they carelessly injure their elbow joints.
18 13.for 30 minutes. fatigue.17 Apply the pads as shown in the Fig. Such injury. normally with obviously traumatic record and an obvious pain point. the position of pain is different as well. Tenosynovitis Stenosans (wrist ache) (1) Major signs It is more likely to occur in females. and the pain gets more serious more serious when the ulnar part of the wrist bends or turns. not to be treated timely. but this slight strain might cause a sudden case from wind-chill. Normally. tumefaction. The causes for pain in knee joint can be classified into two categories: (1) Acute injury The injury often happens to athletes and manual labors with knees as their loading support. (4) Note Follow the regular principles for operation. ② Relax the wrist and move the thumb during the operation for better results.g. difficult in moving and so on.playing an important role in walking and standing. then mode 1 for 30 minutes. A. use mode 1 and mode 3 for 30 minutes. can cause sharp pain. e. See the Fig. (2) Position of the massage pads. Pain in Hsiyen (1) Main diseases and signs Main diseases in Hsiyen that cause pain: hypertrophy of subpatellar fat. squatting or standing up. traumatic synovitis. (2) Chronic strain Knee joints. Since the position of pathologic change is different for different person. (4) Note Follow the regular principles for treatment. subpatellar synovitis and so on.18 (3) Treatment Apply the two pads to the Hsiyen of two knees. The main symptoms are pain in knee joint.can retrograde degeneration by aging. B. cold or trauma. The reason for pain in knee joint lies in traumatic aseptic inflammation. Its general designation is called “degenerative arthritis”.17 (3) Treatment Fig. friction can be felt when the thumb turns to the outside. either acute injury or chronic strain. The following positions are classified as “pain in Hsiyen”. It might become a chronic strain if 20 21 . Noticeable pain is felt within pressure applied to the styloid process of radius. “pain in the two sides of knee joint” and “pain around knee cap”. Pain in the knee joints Knee joint with the largest articular surface and the most complicated structure of human body are particularly apt to be injured due to considerably heavy load they bear. due to knitting and sewing. Treat in mode 3 for 30 minutes. (2) Position of massage pads See the Fig. resulting in pain in knee. Fig. chronic strain of soft tissue and so on. These changes need a long period of time and are too slight to be sensed by people. they are caused by swelling of acute injury or chronic strain. hyperosteogny.17. (4) Notes ①Follo w the regular principles for operation. especially when going up and down stairs.
②For acute injury. swelling.20 22 23 . (2) Position of massage pads See the Fig. As for inflammation of apex patellae. one to the medial and other to the lateral.20 Fig.B. (4) Notes ①Follow the regular principles for operation. Pain in ankle joints and painful heels Ankle is a connection between feet and leg. while pain in heel is caused by chronic strain. use mode 1 and mode 3 for 30 minutes. chondromlacia patellae causes pain in the edge of medial and lateral knee cap. The rear part of ankle is tendon calcaneus which ends at heel. a clear diagnosis must be made. A. Use mode 1 and mode 3 for 30 minutes each. serious pain and difficulty in walking. (4) Notes ①Follow the regular principles for operation. (4) Note Follow the regular principles for operation. and the other to the lateral. These two diseases are normally caused by acute strain. the pain point often appears in the lower front of lateral malleolus.21 and treat in mode 1 and 3 for 30 Fig. C. one pad is applied to the apex patellae. (3) Treatment Apply one pad to the medial. (2) Position of massage pads See the Fig. Pain in the medial and lateral knee joint (1) Major diseases and Signs Main diseases that cause the pain are injury of lateral and medial accessory ligaments of knee joint and injury of lateral and medial meniscus of knee joint. (2) Position of the massage pads See the Fig. and an exact pain point must be fixed.19 (3) Treatment Apply the two pads to the knee joint.21 minutes each. while inflammation of apex patellae causes pain in the lower edge of knee cap. Pain around knee-cap (1) Main diseases and signs Both chondromlacia patellae and inflammation of apex patellae can cause pain around knee-cap. and other to the medial of knee-cap.21 (3) Treatment Apply one pad to the pain point and the other to the opposite side as shown in Fig. 14. treatment should not be given until 24 hours later. Use mode 1 and mode 2 ”for 30 minutes each. Therefore.19 instrument until 24 hours later. Normally. ② A patient with acute injury should not use the Fig. Some patients may have ecchymoma. Acute strain of ankle joint (strain of ankle) (1) Major signs A clear history of sprain. ③The patient who suffers cross-locking caused by laceration of meniscus should go to hospital. Pain in ankle joint is normally caused by sprain of ankle.
At the same time.23 Fig. For the concrete treatment of various 16. Facial muscle activities are lost. IV. Periphery nerve controls the limbs in normal movements. ankle. Treating the above disease with this instrument can alleviate pain. (4) Notes ① Follow the regular principles for treatment. The pain becomes serious when walking or standing for long time. Generally. the mouth corner drops. The limbs will not be able to move partially or wholly once they are injured. The patient has difficulty protruding his lips and whistling. Therefore. elbow and hip. Treat in mode 1 and mode 3 for 30 minutes each. and breaks out repeatedly. ③ Place soft shoe-pads inside shoes when walking. Pain in heel (posterior of heel) (1) Major signs Patients have pain or pressure pain in heel with slight swelling. The small joints of two hands are apt to be attacked by this disease. All patients of injured periphery nerve who need not have operations or need a postoperative restoration stage can use this instrument. dispel swelling and make joints agile. the diseased part of the face twists towards the opposite side. The small joints might become teratogenesis later if not to be treated timely. Facial paralysis (1) Major signs Paralysis in facial muscles is caused by periphery nerve injury in one side. hot and swelling when pain appears. attention should be paid to recovering the function of joints and muscles. shoulder. and normally it will not cause the joints teratogenesis later. normally pain at the same time in the medial and lateral of big joints like knee. refering to the above-mentioned treatment.B. This disease has a long period of time. Rheumatic Arthritis is mainly characterized by chronic symmetrical polyarticular pain with wandering pain. Fig. the injured periphery nerve should be treated as earlier as possible in order to achieve the best recovery. See the Fig.22 ② Put the feet in hot-water for 20-40 minutes every day. Rheumatism and rheumatic arthritis The major signs of rheumatic arthritis are: wandering polyarticular pain (“Pain goes everywhere” in common saying). wrist. Periphery Nerve Injury Periphery Nerve Injury is a general description of nerve and nerve constitution lying in the whole body including 12 pairs of cranial nerves. (2) Position of the massage pads. the other the rear or the lateral.23 24 25 . 31 pairs of spiral nerves and autonomic nerves. and not so painful after taking a break. 15. The joints become red. pathologic joints. (2) Position of massage pads See the Fig. But no suppuration in the joints will occur. apply the pads to the position where pain lies.22 (3) Treatment Apply one of the two pads to the heel.
Major signs Foot drop. strephenopodoa. ②Treatment should begin as soon as possible after the attack. (4) Notes ①Treatment should be given as soon as possible after the injury. then mode 1 for 20 minutes. ③Regulate the massage strength to the extent that the wrist stretches.25 (3) Treatment 26 27 . Perennial paralysis 19.See the Fig. (2) Position of the massage pads See the Fig. myophagism in the front part of the shank. ② Do not use too high massage strength. (2) Position of the massage pads. then mode 1 for 20 minutes. treat in mode 2 for 20 minutes. then mode 1 for 20 minutes. (2) Position of the massage pads See the Fig. treat in mode 2. inability of bending of ring finger and little finger and hyopthenal atrophy. treat in mode 2 for 20 minutes. (4) Notes ①Follow the regular principles for operation. Injury of radial nerve: weakened ability of wrist bending.25 17.24 (3) Treatment Apply the pads as shown in Fig. Fig. ④Begin the treatment as soon as possible after the attack. ②The treatment should begin as soon as possible after the attack. ③The pads should be applied to the diseased part of the face. It is only required to cause the facial muscle to twitch. 18. (4) Notes ①Follow the regular principles for operation.26 Injury of radial nerve: apply the pads to the points shown by B. Apply the pads to places as shown by A and treat in mode 2 for 20 minutes. Fig. (1). then mode 1 for 20 minutes. ③ Regular the level of strength so that the patient feels muscular contraction and twitch in the foot. Radial nerve injury (1) Major signs Dropped wrist and difficulty in turning and stretching the wrist and fingers.24 (1) Major signs Injury of median nerve: the forearm has difficulty in turning thumb and eating finger can not bend and hold. ④Increase the strength until stretching of the wrist. then mode 1 for 20 minutes each. Injury of median nerve and radial nerve Fig.(3)Treatment Apply the pads to places as shown by A and treat in mode 2 for 20 minutes.26 (3) Treatment Injury of median nerve: apply the pads to the points shown by A. (4) Notes ①Follow the regular principles for operation. ② Adjust the massage strength so that the thumb and eating finger feel tingling and distending in the case of injury of median nerve and the wrist tend to bend in case of injury of radial nerve.24. walking in a stepping gait.
28 Fig.28. ③ Beside the massage treatment.V. the diseased side of the body begins to make movements which are active but not normal.29 28 Apply the two pads to the flexor of the forearm as is shown in Fig. ② Treatment should not start until the patient is under a stable condition well out of danger and has a clear sense. treat in mode 1 for 20 minutes. treat in mode 1 for 20 minutes Apply the pads to the medial end and lateral end of the quadriceps muscle of thigh as shown in Fig. (3) Therapy A: Position of the massage pads. Then. myasthenia and flaccid paralysis in one side of the body.31.33 epilepsy can only use with care. 27. When the patient is under a stable condition well out of danger and has a clear sense.30 the relative muscles. cerebral embolism and cerebral thrombosis. ①Make careful observation over the patient's condition. In the early stage (the first 3 weeks) after the attack. Apply one pad to the belly of biceps muscle of arm and the other pad to the belly of brachial triceps muscle as shown in Fig. ② This therapy is only fit for patients in the stage of flaccid paralysis (no active movement in the diseased limbs). In this period.30. operation and Fig. operation and notes. treatment can start with therapy A under the guidance of the doctor until the diseased limbs are capable of active movements ② Restoration stage (spastic paraplegia). Treatment with therapy B can be given when the diseased limbs of the patient are capable of active movements. Fig.32 notes 29 . treat in mode 1 for 20 minutes. ④ The patients with a history of Fig. showing spastic paraplegia. (4) Therapy B: Position of the massage pads. the patient has dyscinesia. ③ Strength should be regulated to the degree that effective contraction occurs in Fig. other treatments are still needed at this stage.31 ① Follow the regular principles for operation. (2) Determination of the time to start treatment ① The early stage (flaccid paralysis). treat in mode 1 for 20 minutes Apply the pads to tibialis anterior as shown in Fig. Notes: FIg.27 Fig. Hemiparalysis due to stroke (1) Major signs Paralysis in one side of the body due to cerebral hemorrhage. comes the restoration stage (3 weeks to one year after attack).
more flexible.34 Fig. Keep FitAvailable acupoints: Enhance breast:Selected Rugen. blazing. Apply the pads to biceps muscle of thigh as shown in Fig.qihai. ③Stimulation to flexor groups is strictly prohibited.shenshu. helping to mae the waist appar slimmer. Notes: ① Follow the regular principles for operation. Treatment modes: Mode 5 body-shapingTreatment Time: Once of twice a day. treat in mode 1 for 20 minutes. Body shaping Body Shaping Modes: Body Shaping1(reducing weight)Quickyly decomposing.zhongwan. Body Shaping 2(skin tightening)Strengthening the energy of the humanbody's cell and reconstructiong the flexible fibre and protein to make your skin tighter and 30 31 . ⑤The patients with a history of epilepsy can only use with care. other treatments are still needed at this stage.35 1 for 20 minutes.34. treat in mode Fig. treat in mode 1 for 20 minutes.zhongwan.dazhui. Apply the pads to tibialis anterior as shown in Fig. Body Shaping 3(Releasing toxin)Bioelectronics signalsspeed up the blood circulation.35.ganshu. ② Regulate the massage strength to the degree that effective contraction occurs in the relative muscle group.chengfu or the position where you require keeping fit. fastening the excess fat under the skin. ten minutes for each accupoint. Apply the pads to brachial triceps muscle as shown in Fig.sanyinjiaoKeep fit: guanyuan. one treatment cycle for every 15 days.ganshu. ④ Besides the massage treatment. 32. and help the elimination of the toxins within the human body.33. treat in mode 1 for 20 minutes.Apply the two pads to the extensor muscle of the forearm as shown in Fig.
Prostatitis Acupoints: Ciliao. 1. Hegu. Neiguan Treatment: The acupoints are divided into two pairs: left Zusanli-left Neiguan. Then apply the pads to left and right Shangjuxu. Discipline and perseverance ensure you will achieve success and consultation with dietician. Refer to the following picture for location of relative acupoints and make health care treatment according to the following methods. right Zusanli-right Neiguan. they are prone to have some chronic diseases which bring pains and inconvenience to their life. right Neiguan. Senile Chronic Trachitis. Tianshu. right Zhongfu. Shangjuxu. Constipation Acupoints: Tianshu. 2. left and right Diji. left Neiguan left Zusanli. Asthma Acupoints: Feishu. Quchi Treatment: The acupoints are divided in to three pairs. Diji Treatment: The acupoints are divided into three pairs. metabolism and improve the adaptive capacity and immunity. Zhongji 32 33 . but also act as an accessory treatment for a number of diseases commonly suffered by the old. treat in mode 1 and mode 3 for 20 minutes each. left Zhongfu. Health Care for the Old Acupoint treatment for the old Due to the degradation of functions of the organs of the old people. 3. left Tianshu-left Quchi.right Quchi. Dachangshu. left Neigaun. right Neiguanright Quchi. Treatment: Acupoints are divided into three pairs left and right Feishu. Coronary heart desease Acupoints: Neiguan . 5.treat in mode 1 and mode 3 for 20 minutes each.left Quchi. then left and right Zusanli.right Zusanli. Hypertension Acupoints: Zusanli. Diabetes Acupoints: Quchi. 4. it should be done properly and not achieved in a short time. Apply the pads to each pair and treat in mode 1 and mode 3 for 20 minutes each.Zusanli Treatment: Apply one pad to Tianshu on one side of the body and the other pad to Dachangshu on the other side of the body. zhongfu.Professional advice: Reducing weight is a complicated process. left Hegu. right Tianshu. treat in mode 1 or mode 3 for 20 minutes. Relative acupoints for the health care of the old people. Apply the massage pads to each pair of acupoints and treat in mode 1 and mode 3 for 20 minutes each. Guanyuan. Zusanli. Remember not to discard other methods. right Hegu. fitness instructoror doctor's are always helpful. Application of this instrument can not only help promote blood circulation. treat in mode 1 and mode 3 for 20 minutes each. 6.
Apply the pads to the first two pairs and treat in mode 1 or mode 3 for 20 minutes. It regulates the physiological activity of the meridian channels and collateral.What's the function of the six therapeutic modes? M o d e 1 : K n e a d i n g ( Tu i n a t h e r a p y ) . Hegu Treatment: Three pairs of acupoints: left Zusanli-left Hegu. and refreshing the mind. Then move the pad which was at Guanyuan to Zhonji with the other pad remaining at Cilaio. This. fastening the excess fat under the skin. a c c e l e r a t i n g microcirculation and galvanoi-acupuncture. Improving health against senility Acupoints: Zusanli. by balancing the “Yin and Yang”.Body shaping 2 (Skin tightening) Strengthening the energy of the human body's cell and reconstructing t the flexible Fiber and protein to make your skin tighter and more flexible. discharging or draining stagnant toxins. improves the pathological state and suppresses the pathological process. G o o d e f f e c t o f r e l i e v i n g p a i n . It is one of the most effective ways to unblock energy flow to restore body to a state of balanced Qi like energy boost.Body shaping 3 (Releasing toxin) Bioelectronics signal speed up the blood 7. then apply them to the third pair (left and right Zusanli) and treat in mode 3 for 20 minutes. blazing. Good effect of relaxing muscles. loosing joints and relieving pain. treat in mode 1 and mode 3 for 20 minutes each. removing fatigue. releasing adhesion. M o d e 3 : Ta p p i n g . Mode 5: Body Building/Body Shaping. opening the orifices. clearing heat. Acupuncture corresponds directly to the energy meridians. adjusting the “Qi and blood” and preventing pathological changes. Questions and Answers 1. treat in mode 1 for 20 minutes. Good effect of improving Qi flow and blood circulation. Mode 4:Guasha is a special physical therapy. regulate immune function through the nerve-endocrine immunoregulation network and facilitate the body's defensive abilities. strengthening the antipathogenic Qi. removing pathogenic factors. helping to make the waist appar slimmer. thereby. improve local circulation of blood and lymph fluid. Mode 2:Acupuncture therapy. G o o d e ff e c t o f a c c e l e r a t i n g microcirculation. Body shaping 1 (Reducing weight) Quickly decomposing. 34 35 . promote nutritional supply. right Zusanliright Hegu. Biomedical studies show that Guasha therapy can directly stimulate subcutaneous peripheral nerves. balancing yin and yang. accelerating microcirculation and relieving pain.Treatment: Apply one pad to Ciliao and the other to Guanyuan. speed up the metabolism.
shoulders. ② If the most stimulated position felt by patients is not the most painful position in normal times. ② The different electric resistance in the two positions of skin gives patients different feelings. legs and joints are mainly caused by local soft tissue injury. Why is the effect not so striking after a certain period of time? ① The position for treatment is not correctly chosen. 3. 7. waist and joints ② Different people (with different types of pain.Where should the massage pads be applied during operation? ①First apply the massage pads to “pain point” for treatment. and help the elimination of the toxins within the human body. 6. ④Operate according to the acupoints shown in the operation manual. Normall y . 40-60minutes a time. “pain point is shu”. ②The traditional Chinese medicine goes. why? ① The different strength of self-muscular contraction in the two positions gives different feelings. the weak resistance gives patients intensive feeling. but the extent of strength should not make a patient feel a bit of unwell. joints and waist ③ In the beginning. waist. shoulders. 2. ② The therapeutic strength is not strong enough. ③ Maybe.During operation. The strength can be gradually increased when patients get used to it. and 10 days every course of treatment ④ The wave mode is not properly chosen. It has a certain curative effect on heart disease and hypertension. Normally. and strength should be as strong as possible. ie. conditions of pain and duration of pain) take different therapeutic duration for cure.circulation. the duration by TCM iMassager is no much different from the duration by a masseur in a hospital. Increase it to the most strength which patients can bear. ②No problem will arise when it is used for limbs. 2-3 times a day. 5. Determine the exact pain point. “shu” means a therapeutic position or and acupoint in Chinese. the two massage pads sometimes give patients different feelings. the strength should not be strong. 2-3 times everyday. How long does it take to effect a cure by TCM iMassager? ① It can cure pains in neck. 4. the most painful position in normal times should be chosen as the final point to be stimulated. the position must be timely regulated. ③ Every course of treatment takes 10 days. ③ The therapeutic duration is not enough. back. Mode 6: Combination. 36 37 . 40-60 minutes every time. mode 1 is firstly chosen.Can patients suffering heart disease and hypertension use TCM iMassager? ① Patients with cardiac pacemakers are prohibited from using TCM iMassager. Relax muscle and relieve the muscular spasm. the strong contraction gives patients intensive feeling. one appears heavy and the other light. ③ No matter how many times. Why should it be applied where it pains? ① Pains in neck. one of the massage pads is not properly placed.
“the painful point where the disease lies”. the disease is just in the position where it pains and where the therapeutic Note 38 .③The western medicine goes. ie.
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