The History and Present Status of Wai Qi Therapy

Author: Shen Z
Affiliation: Dept. Health Sciences, Chukyo Women’s University (Aichi, Japan)
Conference/Journal: J Intl Soc Life Info Science
Date published: 2001
Other: Volume ID: 19 , Issue ID: 2 , Pages: 397-399 , Word Count: 114

Wai Qi therapy, as well as some life (Qi) energy treatments are gaining a lot of interest in society. Wai Qi therapy is one treatment method of Traditional Chinese Medicine with a long history, but it has developed rapidly in the last 30 years. Wai Qi therapy is used for many illnesses including some intractable diseases. Although the results of many scientific experiments on Wai Qi therapy have been announced, it has not yet gained the respect it deserves and many objections are still raised against it. This lecture introduces its history and characteristics as well as current clinical treatments and scientific research, so that Wai Qi therapy may be better understood and further developed.