Soo-Ji Chim (Hand Therapy)
Soo Jok Chim
||Koryo Hand Therapy, KHT
Koryo Hand Acupuncture Therapy
SOOJICHIM, Koryo Sooji Chim
|Soo Jok Chim
|Background of Research
||Koryo Hand Therapy was first discovered
and studied by Dr. Tae Woo Yoo between 1971 and
||Mr. Jae Woo Park was one of KHT members
who learnt Koryo Hand Therapy in Korea between 1984
||Correspondence Therapy was first revealed
to the public in 1975 by Dr. Tae Woo Yoo. He was
a chairman of Koryo Hand Therapy Institute as well
as Hyang Goon College of Oriental Medicine.
||Soo Jok Chim was the theory which
imitated the principles of Sooji Chim in 1986 by
Mr. Jae Woo Park.
Mr. Jae Woo Park was one of the students who learnt
Oriental Medicine in Hyang Goon College of Oriental
|Difference of the
Theories Between Soo-Ji Chim and Soo-Jok Chim
||The middle finger corresponds to the
head. When stimulation is given to hand points which
correspond to the body points ST9 and UB10( on the
hand E8 and I2 respectively, on the middle finger),
the pulses can be changed that brings about the
regulation of the cerebral blood flow.
The 14 Micro-Meridian Therapy which was verified
to be effective in treating diseases by the scientific
experiments was discovered by Dr. Tae Woo Yoo.
|When stimulation is give to the thumb
according to the claim that the thumb and the big
toe correspond to the head, the pulses that flow
into the brain are not changed at all.
14 Extra-Meridians which imitate the 14 Micro-Meridians
was studied by Mr. Jae Woo Park.
||About 10 kinds of diagnostic methods
such as Three Constitutions or Yin Yang Pulse Diagnosis
The effect of treatment can be demonstrated with
|The diagnostic methods imitated by
Mr. Park are opaque and abstract.
The effect of treatment can not be demonstrated
based on the scientific experiments.
||There have been published about 60
books concerned with academic research. The monthly
magazine, weekly newspaper has been publishing now
for reporting clinical experiences to KHT members.
||There have been published only 3 books
concerned with academic research.
There were few academic research announced.
KHT instruments are being used for treating diseases
And Development of Instruments
|About 60 different kinds of instruments
were developed in KHT.
||KHT is excellent for treating incurable
diseases. KHT is very effective for relieving from
||Soo-Jok Chim is applied only for simple
|Domestic and Abroad
||170 domestic branch,
Training Program Courses are being held in over
200 universities in Korea as well as the USA.
Over 300 Volunteer Service Group for Charity
Over 28 Overseas Branch
|There is no any institute of Soo-Jok
established in Korea.
Soo-Jok Chim was spread only in Russia.