Friday, May 11, 2018

La-Jin Self Healing Slides

La-Jin Self Healing Slides by Master Xiao Hong Chi (2012) 1 of 2

Terminology

La : Stretch

Jin : Chinese Medical terminology similar to ligament, tendons and muscles.

Jin Suo : Contraction, atrophy or degeneration of the functions of Jin, which is the major cause of aging and most illnesses.  

La-Jin : TO stretch and restore the Jin where Jin Suo has occurred to restore health, auto-heal illnesses, and prevent aging. 

"Extending Jin by 1 inch will result in 10 extras years of life."

From Beijing, Shenzhen to Sichuan, Tibet, Hing Kong, Singapore, Malaysia and across America, millions of people are witnessing the self-healing effects of the two simple auto-therapies, La-Jin and Pai-Da.

What are the symptoms of Jin Suo

Extending our Jin by one inch will extend our life by ten years. Flexing Jin will lead to good health. Once Jin shrinks, the body will manifest fifteen (15) phenomena and symptoms. 

1. Neck stiffness and pain. 
2. Lumbar stiffness and pain. 
3. Inability to bend down.
4. Back stiffness and pain. 
5. Leg pain and paralysis.
6. Inability to squat down. 
7. Uneven length of the legs. 
8. Radiating pain in the heels.
9. Short walking steps.
10. Stressed ligament at the hip joint.
11. Inability to raise the thighs forward or sideways.
12. Difficulty in turning around.
13. Contraction or atrophy of muscles.
14. Inability to extend or bend the elbow.
15. Distention, numbness, pain of inflexibility in the arm, leg, elbow and knee. 

What disease are related to Jin Suo?

Apart from the afore mentioned orthopaendic disease, (Orthopaedic means relating to problems affecting people's joints and spines) Jin Suo also causes:

1. Diseases in urinary system, such as prostate gland diseases, haemorrhoid, polyuria, micturition, uroclepsia, and urine blockage.

2. Disease in reproductive systems, such as dysmenorrheal, irregular menstruation, hysteromyoma, ovarian cyst, infertility for women, male erectile dysfunction, prospermia, spermatorrhea,  and reduction in sexual desire for men.

3. Unknown pains from internal organs, including stomachache, gastroenteritis.

4. Coldness, numbness, pain and swell in the hands and feet.

5. Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular diseases, such as hypertension, cardiac disease, dyspnea, and palpitation. 

6. Liver and gallbladder diseases: such as Type-A hepatitis, Type-B hepatitis, Type-C hepatitis and cholecystitis.

7. Dermatitis, skin diseases such as neurodermatitis, allergic dermatitis, psoriasis.

8. Diabetes.

9. Apoplexy sequelae ; Sequelae is a condition which is the consequence of a previous disease or injury. Stroke is also called cerebral apoplexy. Stroke is a general term of Chinese medicine on acute cerebrovascular disease . It is a sudden faint, unconscious, accompanied by mouth skew, language unfavorable hemiplegia as the main symptoms of a class of cerebral blood circulation disorders. Because of the high incidence of stroke, high mortality, high morbidity, high recurrence rate and more complications feature, so it is one of the three major diseases ,with coronary heart disease, cancer  collectively called threat to human health disease by medical community. Click here to purchase herbs.

Due to rapid onset, disease see sudden, rapid changes in condition, it is similar to wind-evil pathogenic characteristics, named stroke,cerebral apoplexy. The disease often left sequelae, age of onset also tend to younger, therefore,which is big a threat to human life and quality of life.


Do It Yourself (DIY)

Do you have Jin Suo?

Check it out:

If your boy manifest these eight (8) phenomena, then you are suffering from Jin Suo.

Self Examination 1: Can you squat down? Try squatting.

Self Examination 2: Can you raise your legs easily? Are you having difficulty walking upstairs?

Self Examination 3: Can you bend your waist? As you grow in age, you might find it difficult to bend down, or easy to sprain your back while attempting to bend down.

Self Examination 4: Can you walk in bug steps? Or do you usually walk in very small steps? 

Self Examination 5: Do you have one leg longer than the other? This can be detected when one side of your shoulder is slightly lower than the other shoulder. "How come I never found out that I have one leg is longer than the other leg?" 

Self Examination 6: Can you stretch and bend your arms? Try raising your arms above your head. Can you hold the rings above your head when you ride a bus or train?

Self Examination 7: Can you stretch your legs in a seated position stance? With legs far apart as shoulders length and knees bend about 120 degree.  "My instructor can stretch in such a big steps, but I can only manage this far, a small step." 

Self Examination 8: Can you turn your body around easily? "Ah, it not because I am fat, but because I have got Jin Suo."

La-jin is an auto self-healing therapy that you can learn in a minute and apply throughout the rest of your life.

Extending our human Jin (tendons, ligaments) by 1 inch will extend our life by 10 years. One dies naturally when the Jin degenerates completely. Flexible Jin will lead to good and longer health.

Healthy people who live long usually have flexible Jin. Regular Jin stretching exercise is the best way to keep fit. 

The following are 7-ways to do la-jin exercise:

La-Jin Method #1 - In reclining position ( preferably on a la-jin bench or home improvised board-bench)

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Step 1: Sit down on the end of a bench, move your buttocks to the edge of the bench; then lie down on your back.

Step 2: Place your left leg up against the vertical pillar, while your right leg bend to touch the ground as much as possible. You can tie weight, if available, to the right leg to stretch fully.

Step 3: Put both your arms straight behind your your head, running parallel near your ears on each side of your head. And keep them flat (if possible, for some people can't do it due to frozen shoulders) on the bench. Keep at this recline position for ten (10) minutes as a beginner, then increase the timing as you progress until 30 minutes. Option: your left leg may also do 'bicycling' motion or swing so as to relax the hip joint. You might feel soreness or slight pain on your thighs and calf, which is common. 

Step 4: Switch the position of your legs , and repeat the exercise for another ten minutes. 

Notes: 

1. If the raised leg curved and somehow couldn't be pressed against the vertical pillar, you can bind it to the pillar using a piece of cloth or towel. 

2. If the leg bent down could not reach the ground, you could put a sand bag or other weighty stuff around the leg to pull it downward. Add the weight until the leg reaches the ground. 

3. If your arms stretching backward could not rest flat on the bench, you could hold something weighty in the hands to increase the stretching and pulling the arms downward. Or you can also ask your assistant to press your arms downward, but this process should be done in progressive manner. No sudden jerk motion. 

4. You can tell the effect from your Facial expression, the greater pain it manifests or felt by you, the better the effect. Now the body is using the pain to activate auto self-healing. Nevertheless, the pain should be limited to a tolerable range. Go easy if you are a beginner. 

If you don't have a La-jin bench:

Following is a simple way to do la-jin.

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Step 1: Line up two steady and safe and even height chairs near a wall or a doorframe.

Step 2: Sit on the chair closer to the wall or the doorframe. Move your buttocks to the edge of the chair facing the vertical wall of the doorframe. 

Step 3: You're going to raise your right leg first. Lie down on your back. With your right foot raised up and leaning against the vertical wall or doorframe. While your left leg is curved and pointing downward. Try to reach the floor with your left leg. Raise your both hands and sprawl them on the chair, behind your hear. Maintain this reclining position for the next 10 minutes.  In the meanwhile, you can move your left foot in the manner similar to that of peddling a bicycle; this movement relaxes the pelvic joints. 

Step 4: Move the chairs to the other side of the wall or doorframe. Shift the position of both legs and practice it vice versa for another 10 minutes. Slowly increase the timing up to 30 minutes for each leg respectively. Go easy.

La-jin Effects.

1. This reclining position helps the circulation of Qi (Chi) throughout your body , which alleviates pain, helps the discharge of poisonous waste inside the body and enhances the body immunity and sexual potency.

2. This reclining position produce a shocking effect against lumbago (pain in the muscles and joints of the lower back), skelalgia ( pain in the leg), gonyalgia, nostalgia, menorrhalgia and headache. 

3. This position is effective against chronic diseases such as hypertension, cardiac disease, diabetes, prostatitis, haemorrhoid and constipation. 

4. This position cures insomnia, reduces body weight and speckles, and develops fine body linage.

5. There are plentiful cases in which readers and friends online benefitted from this La-jin reclining position therapy. It is also effective against some other diseases.

Lajin Method # 2: - Standing Position with hands outstretched upward. Also know as 'Doorframe' Position. 



Particularly suitable for those who works in offices. Sitting more then 2 hours daily. 

Step 1. Stand in a doorframe or imagined doorframe stance. Raise both arms overhead to hold the door frames on both sides, left and right; stretch your arms straight as much as possible. 

Step 2. Put one foot forward to do a bow step; place the other foot behind so that the leg can straighten as much as possible. 

Step 3. Keep your upper body parallel to the doorframe, keep your head straight and your eyes looking ahead horizontally.

Step 4. Keep the 'doorframe' position for three (3) minutes and then switch your legs and repeat this exercise for another three minutes. 


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Positive Effects of Doorframe position.

1.  This therapy stretches the muscles and ligaments in scapular, back, legs and other related body parts.

2. It can easily be practised at home as a therapy for aching shoulders and neck, periarthritis*, backache and so on. 
*Note: “Frozen shoulder,” also called adhesive capsulitis or periarthritis of the shoulder, is a chronic, inflammatory disorder of the shoulder and surrounding soft tissues. This condition is frequently caused by injury, leading to pain and lack of use.

3. It also help stretch the bladder meridian at the back of the crus. 

La-Jin Method # 3 - Integrated la-jin position combines the reclining position with the horizontal position and is therefore a much more difficult one.

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Step 1. Lie near the joint of two walls. 

Step 2. Raise one leg and press it against the wall vertically, and then press the other leg resting on the floor against the wall horizontally. Hold for ten minutes. 

Step 3. Change the legs position and repeat for another ten minutes. 

Effects of method #3

1. This method complements those who do not benefits enough from the reclining (method #1) position and standing "doorframe" (method #2) position.

2. This method enhances the dredging of liver, spleen and kidney meridians, and is therefore effective against spleen, stomach and kidney disease, diabetes, cardiac disease and hypertension.

Note:

1. If you are able to position both legs in right angle, then you have very flexible Jin. This position is an integration of the reclining position and horizontal position and is therefore more difficult.

2. You can either do it on your own , or ask some one to help. Stretch each leg for 10 minutes.


La-Jin Method #4 - Horizontal  Y-Position

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Step 1. Lie flat in bed or on the flood and stretch both legs sideways in opposite directions. Practise for 10 minutes.

Step 2. Lie in bed or on the floor. Press both legs up on the wall and stretch them sideways and spread the legs apart to form the letter Y. Hold the position for 3 minutes. 
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Effect of Method #4: You can adopt this method to complement the reclining position. If the pain still persist around the waist, the back and the coccygeal vertebra after you practice the reclining position, adopt this position.


La-Jin Method # 5 - Neck La-Jin

It is applicable to the treatment of cervical pain and shoulder-back pain.

Method 1: Lie face up on a bed or a bench. Stretch your head to the edge of the bed or the bench and stretch your arms as far backward as you possibly can so that your head can hang down. Hold this position for three minutes. 

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Method 2: Sleep on your back or side without a pillow. Because you can put your head forward and down and make your head remain motionless for a long time while at work, cervical pain will occur. This method 2 is contrary to the position of your head while you are at work. It is a soft La-jin method, which lasts a long time. You will not accustomed to sleeping without a pillow at the very beginning, but you will adjust yourself in a few days.

La-jin Method #6 - Simplified La-jin 

Simplified La-jin combines reclining position with standing position. If there is a chair or sofa, it can be used.

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Step 1 : Kneel down with one leg on the ground and rest the other leg outstretched on the chair or sofa.

Step 2: Raise your hands up and fold them up with your forefingers pointing to the sky. Stretch your arms to the basal part of your ears.

Step 3: Stretch for three to ten minutes. The intensity and time are up to you.

La-jin Method #6 , Simplified Lajin Effects:

1. Your knees under the pressure in the kneeling position can aid the treatment of the illness in the knees joints. Holding your arms up overhead can treat frozen shoulders. 

2. It will help the patient recover from the large part of visceral illness.

3. It is an excellent daily healthcare method.



Lajin Method #7 - Squat Stretching Method

It is the oldest La-jin method. You squat as if you were passing motion in the toilet.

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Step 1.  Squat yourself down with your close feet pressed to the ground. 

Step 2.  Hug your legs with your hands and lower your head towards your knees. Like a "foetus hugging" inside the mother's womb. 

Effects of Squat Stretching Method

1. This exercise will help stretch your muscles in your neck, breast, waist, back, coccygeal vertebra, crus and activate the meridians and collaterals in your body to facilitate the smooth flow of Qi (chi) and blood and bowel movement. It also helps the treatment of a great part of such known chronic diseases as high blood pressure, heart disease, andrological* disease, gynecopathy, kidney deficiency, arms deficiency, constipation,  and haemorrhoids.    
(*Note: Andrology (from Ancient Greek: ἀνήρ, anēr, genitive ἀνδρός, andros, "man"; and -λογία, -logia) is the medical specialty that deals with male health, particularly relating to the problems of the male reproductive system and urological problems that are unique to men.)

2. It is an excellent daily healthcare method. 

Instructions:
If someone cannot squat all the way down to the ground, it doesn't matter. If one practices often, one will gradually be able to squat down with the soles pressing the ground. 


In addition to its therapeutic functions, La-jin can also help in diagnosis. Bodily illness can be diagnosed from La-jin posture and treated in the course of the La-jin practice. Take the following examples: 

1. If the raised knees have pain and are not able to straighten, these are  symptoms of Jin Suo , which indicates a blockage in the Liver Meridian ( the channel related to liver), because liver governs the Jin. A blockage in the Liver Meridian will certainly affect the stomach and the spleen. In Traditional Chinese Medicine elements category ; The liver belongs to the wood element, while the spleen belongs to the earth element. And wood influences earth. 

2. If there is pain in the hip and the back of the knees, it shows that the passage of the Bladder Meridian is blocked, and the kidney has problems. 

This is because the bladder and the kidney are closely connected, both belonging to the water element; neither one can be healthy if the other one is not healthy. Diseases caused by the blockage of the Bladder Meridian include edema, obesity, frequent micturition, diabetes, and so on. 

3. During La-jin in reclining position, if raised hands and arms cannot reach the surface of the bench. It is related with such diseases such as frozen shoulder, heart, lung, head, five sense organs, galactophone. 

4. Raised leg cannot stretch straight and lowered legs hangs in the air without touching the ground , which suggests that Jin Suo is serious, and the liver, spleen, kidney channels are not smooth, and there will be the ache in the waist and back or even troubles with abdominal organs. Women with these symptoms are likely to have gynecopathy whereas men with these probably have troubles with their prostate.  

Will La-jin cause damage to Jin or muscles?

 1. La-jin is a natural rational exercise. Pain, numbness, ache, swollen pain and others imply that Qi (chi) and blood cannot flow smoothly, so it requires La-jin practice to make it smooth. 

2. La-jin is s self-controlled exercise with appropriate intensity and time. You can control it so as not to hurt yourself with over-stretching.

3. You feel painful while practice La-jin, which will suggest that something is wrong with your body. You will bring your body under a tolerable control by flexibly manipulating intensity and time.

4. Beginners, patients with severe diseases, aged people cannot stretch too much. They had better lengthen their time of La-jin practice gradually and increase their strength bit by bit.

5. Someone said that his Jin was hard from his childhood. In fact, hard Jin sounds an alarm for bodily troubles, which suggests that something is wrong with liver because liver controls the muscles.  Therefore, he should practise La-jin

6. No matter how much time or what form you use in La-jin, if you don't feel painful, numb and swollen, which suggests that your bones are in the right place and your Jins are smooth, thus Qi (chi) and blood flow naturally.

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