Lv Peiwan, Deputy Chief Physician, Department of Treatment, Henan Provincial Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine
toe tiptoe has been used in ancient times. It was originally called the “Dun Heel Method”. In the newly unearthed “Citations” in the early Western Han Dynasty, there are “Dun Heel to benefit the chest” and “Dun Heel, one on the left, one on the left. Dun right, only three hundred” records. The 800-year-old Ba Duan Jin, a guided health-preserving technique, has its last action called “Seven Disorders and Elimination of All Diseases Behind”. This movement also stimulates the kidney meridian system and induces whole-body concussion by tumbling the heels. Gently massage the internal organs to eliminate all diseases.
The heel is closely related to the kidney meridian of the human body. Standing on tiptoe can stimulate the kidney meridian of Foot Shaoyin (starting from the toe of the foot, traveling diagonally to the Yongquan point of the foot, and going up along the heel), and dredge the three yin of the foot The meridian makes the qi in the body run upwards, thereby warming the kidneys, stimulating the middle qi, and improving kidney function. It not only promotes the blood supply to the myocardium with sufficient oxygen, but also protects cardiovascular health, exercises calf muscles, and enhances the stability of the ankle joint. .