Moxibustion is another traditional Chinese medicine
procedure that is usually used together with
acupuncture. An acupuncture needle is inserted into
a specific point and retained. The tip of the needle
is then wrapped in moxa, a small spongy herb, and
ignited, generating heat to the point and the
surrounding area. The purpose of moxibustion therapy
with most forms of traditional Chinese medicine, is
to stimulate the flow of Qi, restore and maintain
Moxibustion has been used in China for thousands of
years; In western medicine, moxibustion has been
successfully used to turn breech babies into a
normal head-down position prior to childbirth.
Studies by American Medical Association has found
that up to 75% of women suffering from breech
presentations before childbirth had fetuses rotated
to the normal position after receiving moxibustion.
Please refer to the
Patients' Testimonials section
for the successful cases with Dr. Yang.