Su Jok acupuncture in treating allergic diseases of skin and lungs

Y. Ziborov, A.Umzar
Acad. Pavlov St. Petersburg State Medical University, St. Petersburg, Russia

Su Jok (Hand and Foot) Acupuncture is a general term describing a system of disease treatment, comprised of various methods of stimulating only the hands and feet with medical instruments, such as needles or moxa, etc. Su Jok is a two- dimensional system including physical and methaphysical treatment utilizing the miniature Byol Meridians in hands and feet. Prof. Park Jae Woo is the author of this method. We treated successfully the patients suffering from bronchial asthma and attendant allergic diseases such as atopic rhinitis and atopic dermatitis.

The treatment was carried out through reflex stimulation of corresponding structures of affected organs and other involved systems such as hypophysis, epinephros, brain and spinal cord. Su Jok, combined with conventional therapy gives good medical effect. Besides, statistically verified improvement of objective indicator of bronchospirography and level of cortical hormones, is noted. Our experience has shown that Su Jok acupuncture can be employed successfully for treating allergical diseases, including those which cannot be controlled well by the Western medicine.