WHOLE BODY PAIN

Clinical Manifestations
  • Acute onset of whole body pain
  • Stiff neck
  • Back pain
  • Joint pain
  • Itching or tickling in the throat
  • Cough with expectoration of thin, watery or frothy white sputum
  • Chills with low grade fever
  • Anhidrosis
  • No thirst
  • Headache
  • Aversion to Wind and Cold
  • Blocked and / or runny nose with clear, watery nasal discharge
  • Sneezing
  • Maybe asthma
  • Clear urine
  • T: Pink
  • C: Thin, white and moist
  • P: Floating and tight
Treatment Principle
  • Expel Wind
  • Dispel Cold
  • Ventilate the Lungs
  • Relive pain
Herb Formulas
  • Ma Huang Tang  modified
  • Chinese Patent Medicine: Jing Fang Bai Du Pian
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Whole body pain
  • Heavy, painful head
  • Generalized sensation of heaviness
  • Soreness and numbness of the muscles
  • Back pain
  • Painful, swollen joints
  • Generalized pain or muscle ache
  • Difficulty bending or rotating trunk
  • Mild fever
  • Slight aversion to Wind and Cold
  • Dizziness
  • Anorexia
  • Anhidrosis
  • Stiffness of the neck
  • Sciatica
  • Chest oppression
  • Chills with a low-grade fever
  • Thirst with no desire to drink
  • No perspiration
  • Aversion to Cold
  • Lassitude
  • Scanty urination
  • Loose, sticky stools
  • T: Pink
  • C:White or Greasy and white
  • P: Superficial or Superficial and slow or Superficial and soft or Superficial and tight or Deep and slippery
Treatment Principle
  • Dispel Wind
  • Eliminate Dampness
  • Alleviate pain
Herb Formulas
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Clinical Manifestations
  • Sciatica pain
  • Whole body pain
  • Inability to rotate the body
  • Hard stools
  • The pain is intense and moves around
  • Swollen painful joints (especially lower limbs)
  • Joints are warm to the touch (may be burning and swollen)
  • The pain is worse at night
  • Reduced range of motion
  • Joint degeneration or deformity in the lumbar region
  • Cold body
  • Aversion to Cold
  • Anhidrosis
  • Weight loss
  • Loose stools or
  • Diarrhea
  • Shortness of breath
  • Muscular atrophy
  • Difficulty walking and moving
  • Thirst
  • Poor appetite
  • Hemiplegia
  • Heaviness of the body and limbs
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Vertigo
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Edema
  • Emaciation
  • Swollen feet
  • Numbness of the extremities
  • Paralysis
  • Fatigue
  • T: Normal
  • C: White and greasy or Thin, yellow and greasy
  • P: Floating, thready and moderate
Treatment Principle
  • Warm the channels
  • Disperse Cold
  • Resolve Dampness
  • Stop pain
Herb Formulas
Points

Clinical Manifestations
  • Whole body pain with acute onset or
  • Chronic pain with acute aggravation
  • A hot sensation in the whole body
  • Swelling of the body
  • Pain is worse with Heat
  • Pain is alleviated by Cold
  • Fever maybe high
  • Maybe slight chills
  • Headache
  • Perspiration
  • Nervousness
  • Thirst
  • Irritability
  • Arthralgia involving one or several joints
  • Low back pain
  • Dry mouth and tongue
  • A bitter taste in the mouth
  • Localized redness and Heat
  • Swelling of the joints with burning pain
  • Severe limitation of movement
  • Aversion to Heat
  • Restlessness
  • Flushed face
  • Desire for cold drinks
  • Pain worse at night
  • Pain relieved by Cold
  • Occasional vomiting
  • Scanty, yellow urine
  • Constipation
  • T: Pink or Red
  • C: White or Yellow or Thick and yellow
  • P: Wiry and rapid or Slippery and rapid or Big and forceful
Treatment Principle
  • Clear Heat
  • Eliminate Dampness
  • Stop pain
Herb Formulas
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Clinical Manifestations
  • Chronic whole body pain
  • Distention and pain in the sides or flanks
  • Pain is aggravated by emotional upset
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Suffocating sensation in the chest
  • Tendency to sigh
  • Poor appetite
  • Dull stomach pain
  • Lower abdominal pain
  • Melancholy
  • Depression
  • Irritability
  • Inappropriate anger
  • Insomnia
  • Palpitations
  • Irregular menses
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Breast distention and pain before and during menses
  • T: Pink
  • C: Thin and white
  • P: Wiry
Treatment Principle
  • Soothe the Liver
  • Clear Stagnation
  • Relieve pain
Herb Formulas
  • Xiao Yao San  modified
  • Chinese Patent Medicines:
    Xiao Yao Wan
    Shu Gan Wan
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • A weak constitution or chronic disease
  • Whole body pain with a cold sensation
  • Lumbago: low back feels cold, weak and aching
  • Feeling chilled
  • Aversion to Cold
  • Cold limbs
  • General debility
  • Pale face
  • Urinary frequency with abundant, clear urine or
  • Oliguria with edema
  • Maybe nocturia
  • Lassitude
  • Withdrawn, subdued behavior
  • Knees feel cold and aching
  • Dizziness
  • Tinnitus
  • Impotence
  • Spermatorrhea
  • Premature ejaculation
  • Low libido
  • Female infertility ("uterus cold and infertile")
  • Maybe anorexia
  • Maybe loose stools
  • Maybe chronic diarrhea or "cock crow" diarrhea
  • T: Pale and swollen
  • C: Thin and white
  • P: Deep and thready - maybe slow
Treatment Principle
  • Warm and Reinforce Kidney Yang
  • Relieve pain
Herb Formulas
  • Fu Zi Tang
  • Chinese Patent Medicines: Jin Gui Shen Qi Wan
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Chronic whole body pain
  • Dizziness
  • Tinnitus or deafness
  • Five-Sole-Heat
  • Slight fever
  • Night sweats
  • Dry mouth
  • Thirst
  • Restlessness
  • Insomnia
  • Lassitude
  • Poor memory
  • Aching, soreness or weakness of low back
  • Spermatorrhea or premature ejaculation
  • Aching in bones
  • Aching in leg and heel
  • Constipation
  • T: Red
  • C: Little or None
  • P: Thready and rapid
Treatment Principle
  • Nourish Yin
  • Reinforce the Kidneys
  • Stop pain
Herb Formulas
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Clinical Manifestations
  • Chronic whole body pain
  • Muscle soreness
  • Fatigue
  • Loose stools
  • Poor appetite
  • Dizziness
  • Pale face
  • Weak voice
  • Shortness of breath
  • Reluctance to speak
  • Sweating with little or no exertion
  • Aversion to Wind
  • Palpitations
  • Insomnia
  • Dry skin
  • Dry hair
  • Poor memory
  • Paleness
  • Scanty periods
  • T: Pale or Pale, thin and dry
  • C: Thin and white
  • P: Weak or Weak and thready or Thready and choppy
Treatment Principle
  • Tonify Qi
  • Nourish the Blood
  • Relieve pain
Herb Formulas
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Clinical Manifestations
  • A history of trauma or surgery
  • Long-term body pain with a fixed location
  • Pain is stabbing and/or severe
  • Pain is worse with pressure
  • Joint pain
  • Whole body pain which is induced by a change of position or movement
  • Pain worse at night
  • Dark complexion
  • Fixed, palpable masses
  • Bleeding with clots
  • Purple lips
  • Purple nails
  • Dry skin
  • Thirst with no desire to drink
  • Blue, dark or purplish discoloration of skin in small or large areas
  • Varicose and spider veins
  • Cold hands and feet
  • Tendency to hemorrhage dark blood or clots
  • T: Purple, possible purple or red spots
  • C: White
  • P: Deep and choppy
Treatment Principle
  • Invigorate the Blood
  • Break up Stagnation
  • Relieve pain
Herb Formulas
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