Chinese description of the tree in disease. Conditions so that the patient's acupuncture is one of the branch. Other departments and other signs and symptoms of the condition. The fundamental reason, the disease itself, is a major source of the disease. Contributing factors is also often the root causes.
This allows three possible strategies for treatment.
* Treatment of the branch - to make the patient comfortable.
* Treatment of the root - back to health.
* Treatment of the roots and branches - the branches of the interference
Points, to reduce their impact is a high priority.
Health-care treatment is a cooperative effort.
Acupuncture brings the expertise and experience in the effort and bringing the values of patients and circumstances. Together, the two form a patient's condition and life situation, a common understanding. Next, they compared acupuncture to achieve these goals need to assess the patient's treatment goals. From the acupuncture point of view there are three categories of results.