What is Abdominal Pain - Stomach Cramps?
Usually present between the lower ribcage and the groin, it can be mild discomfort or intense pain. Within the abdominal area there are several organs, oesophagus, gallbladder, small and large intestines, liver, pancreas, and stomach.
Signs & Symptoms
Mild or intense can be caused by bloating, or obstruction of the flow of blood to a particular organ within the abdominal area.
Abdominal pain or stomach cramps can be attributed to cystitis, over abdominal exercising, strain or constipation, appendicitis, indigestion, gastritis, trapped wind and urinary conditions or inflammation of the gallbladder.
Treating this contact marker will stimulate the meridian of the large intestine, which will relax the surrounding muscles of the intestine relieving the abdominal pain or cramps. This treatment should be applied three times a day.
Please note before applying treatment, study the illustration. Pay careful attention to the position of the CM (Contact Marker), i.e. the black dot. CM is situated at the front of the leg, 1 hand span from the centre of the knee cap down the leg, and 1 inch to the right of the shin bone.
Note: When treating yourself or a patient, apply only enough hand weight to cause slight discomfort – NOT PAIN.
Apply large end of instrument (pen) to contact mark, in a circular clockwise movement to the slow count of 20 (seconds), rest for 3 minutes, then repeat treatment. Contact Markers can be used at either left or right hand side of the body. Remember - the more often you treat the condition, the sooner you will achieve the required results.
Important: Do not treat if patient is fatigued.
Disclaimer: If the condition does not improve following two to three weeks of treatment, seek further medical advice.