Kiiko Matsumoto is a licensed acupuncturist internationally recognized for her scholarly work interpreting the Chinese Classics and her unique and practical. Kiiko Matsumoto Style or KMS acupuncture is a blend of several different styles of acupuncture practiced by notable Japanese masters. Kiiko Matsumoto studied. Kiiko Matsumoto, LAc. Kiiko Matsumoto is a world-renowned acupuncturist and teacher of the unique Master Nagano-style of clinical-based strategies. She is.

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So the question is: These are then evaluated against the patients main complaint to determine the most effective treatment strategy. Qi moves through the body via pathways called meridians or channels that connect the internal organs and glands to the rest of the body. The success of an acupuncture treatment is dependent upon how well the practitioner is able to determine two things: Why has the water flow become obstructed?

What Can Acupuncture Treat? She turns the hose on, water flows freely and she moves from one plant to the next with no problem. When using this system, a KMS practitioner follows a palpation sequence which, both establishes a kliko and suggests several treatment options which might be effective for treating a particular patient. The hose has been cut. This style of acupuncture is imminently suited to the diverse needs of our patient population.

There are many possible answers to this question: The abdomen is the most important area of the human body, because it is the energetic, digestive and physical center, and at the middle of all of this is the navel. Palpation is the application of pressure on areas of the body to determine the presence or absence of discomfort as felt and reported by the patient.

The educational model that is used to train acupuncturists in this country teaches a form of pulse evaluation for assessment and diagnosis that is very hard to master and typically takes years, if not decades of study and practice in order to be used effectively. For this reason, palpatory diagnosis in the form of KMS yields better, longer lasting and more reliable results overall. Therefore the belly or Hara in Japanese reflects every aspect of our energetics matsymoto physiology and is thus an accurate measure of our health status.


The navel is the root of every person, because we were all connected to our mothers through our navel ,atsumoto the umbilical cord and everything that we needed to survive kioko grow: Kiiko Matsumoto does not endorse lasers and other commercial products.

Since as early as the Edo Period Japanese acupuncture was a profession practiced largely by the blind.

Due to the fact that the root and branch are linked, these two aspects must be understood by the acupuncturist and treated simultaneously for the treatment to be both successful and long lasting. Specific active reflexes suggest the diagnosis and the treatment efficacy be established by changes in the same reflexes. Someone turned off the water to the whole house.

A person is using a long hose to water her garden. What is Oriental Medicine?


Kiiko Matsumoto studied with these masters and has created her own style know as KMS. Kiiko is widely regarded as a living master of acupuncture and her style is amongst the most powerful being taught and practiced anywhere. The hose has become kinked or twisted on itself. Kiijo living system is also continuously learning and deepening its understanding to provide a more complete treatment strategy and clinical results. Call to Schedule. KMS utilizes a highly developed system of palpation to evaluate, diagnose and assess the effectiveness of a proposed treatment.

The advantage of using palpation is that both the practitioner and patient are aware when an area being evaluated is uncomfortable and when it is cleared by treatment.

Palpation is the ability to gain information through touch. This fact carries through to the present day in that one of the primary influences in the development of KMS acupuncture comes from Master Nagano who is a blind acupuncturist.


The fix or treatment of the problem depends on the cause. Learn KMS acupuncture in a live seminar with Kiiko and through her books. What is Kiiko Matsumoto Style acupuncture and how does it work? Acupuncture is a treatment modality that treats pain, illness and disease by regulating the flow of Qi in the mtsumoto. Because of this continual exposure to innovative treatment techniques and new clinical insights, KMS acupuncture continuously develops methods designed to achieve the maximum results when treating a patient.

Meridians can be compared to rivers or stream-flows that must be abundant and free from blockage to maintain health. Kiiko Matsumoto Style or KMS acupuncture is a blend of several different styles of acupuncture practiced by notable Japanese masters. An acupuncturist uses acupoints found along the meridians to regulate the flow of Qi. The hose has become stuck on something. In order to fully explain what sets Kiiko Matsumoto Style acupuncture, KMS apart from other styles, it is first necessary to describe the basic kiioo of acupuncture in general.

What sets KMS apart from other styles is that the practitioner is verifying that their diagnosis of root and branch are correct and that treatment will be successful while performing the evaluation and treatment.

In this example, matsymoto problem to be solved, branch or symptom is obvious; lack of water flow.

The reason, or root of the problem liiko to be matwumoto to be known. Only authentic products and techniques as used by Masters Nagano, Kawaii and Manaka are recommended. It is precisely this holistic approach which gives a KMS acupuncturist the ability to help patients with the most complex issues. Kiiko is an internationally renowned practitioner and teacher with over three decades of experience.

Here is an example using an analogy to help explain this concept:

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