There are many similarities with traditional acupuncture protocol and there are some important differences when using AA. By ensuring that you follow the recommended protocol your results will be more consistent.
All components of the treatment, including: best position for you and your client and referencing the pain to ascertain vital information received from the abdomen and needles will be explained. The importance of abdominal needling technique (another important difference to traditional acupuncture) will be described in detail so that you are able to locate the correct depth and adjust the ahshi needles as the situation requires.
Much discussion is dedicated to the subtleties of abdominal needling depth and format to ensure you get best results even when your client is not in pain.