Accumulation of cold and damp (bi syndrome)
- Pain which can radiate to neck
- back feels heavy, stiff.
- symptoms aggravated by cold damp weather.
Qi and Blood stagnation due to recent trauma (acute)
- Sudden onset of pain
- Limited range of motion, acute symptoms
- P: Tense
- Could develop into chronic pain...
- Yunnan Bai Yao
- Huo Lou Xiao Ling Dan
Qi and Blood stagnation due to past trauma (chronic)
- Dull aching on & off, numbness aggravated by rest (deficiency beneath)
- T: Purple
- P: Thready and/or choppy
- Tonify and activate Qi and Blood
- Du Huo Ji Sheng Wan + Tao Ren and Hong Hua