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Why feel and assess my pulse?

The pulse assists to make a diagnosis. There are three pulse positions on each wrist that your acupuncturist will palpate. Each position corresponds to a specific meridian and organ. Variations of the qualities felt in a pulse that reflect different health conditions. If there are any problems, they may appear in the pulse. In addition, pulses are assessed on head, neck, torso, legs and feet to assess both biomedical disorders/diseases and Oriental Medicine conditions.

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