Clinical Case: Finger tenosynovitis
Source: Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion, September, 2003, Vol. 23, No. 9
Authors: Xie Henghui et al.14
Bianstone Tool Used: Electron-thermal Bianstone
Procedures: 1. Do warming method for 50-60 minutes.
2. Repeat pushing method, rubbing method, kneading method upon the afflicted part along metacarpal phalandeal joints.
3. Use pointing method to puncture Yuji (LU 10), Yinggong, Zhongchong (PC 9), Shaoshang (LU 11), Shangyang (LI 1), Neiguan (PC 6) and some other acupuncture points.
Results: 30 cases cured. A cure rate of 63.3% and an effect rate of 100%. Symptoms of all patients alleviated after the first session of treatment
Discussion: Bianstone has a unique biophysical effect on human body in the sense that it can promote the acceleration of local blood and lymph circulation, the absorption of inflammation, regression of swelling, alleviation of pain, as well as the loosening and denudation of tissues which adhere to each other and which are degenerated.