Acupuncture can be a helpful non-drug approach to help manage your asthma symptoms If you live with asthma, you know how difficult life can be. You are all too-familiar with the coughing and wheezing, the tight chest and shortness of breath. Maybe you have trouble breathing when you lie down, or you can’t do all […]
Manage Your Wrist Pain
Here are a few helpful tips for artists to manage and relieve wrist pain. As an artist, do you notice that your wrists and hands don’t work as well as they used to? Do they feel stiff and clumsy, Perhaps you experience numbness and tingling. You might outright have wrist pain. Do you find it […]
What is Fundamental Cold?
Fundamental Cold is a basic principle of Shakuju Therapy and of life Defining Fundamental Cold Fundamental Cold is synonymous with the natural decline of our body’s vitality as we go through life. In Japanese it is called Hie. Everything that comes into being eventually dissipates into non-being. This is a natural process. We are born […]
What Does Shakuju Mean?
Here is a classical explanation of shakuju… and maybe a surprising one The Meaning of Shakuju Shakuju Therapy – what is that? People ask me this all the time. It sounds exotic – it grabs your attention, right? What does the term Shakuju mean? Shakuju Therapy gets its name from the Nan Jing. This book, […]
COVID-19: Can acupuncture help the long-haulers?
Evidence suggests coronavirus could cause a chronic debilitative post-viral syndrome in some people, and indicates that acupuncture can help them We are hearing many reports of patients still suffering after having had COVID – they can’t seem to get back to normal. They continue to struggle with lingering symptoms long after testing negative for the […]
Do Silver Needles Make Acupuncture More Effective?
Acupuncture Needles Acupuncture needles have evolved significantly over the course of this medicine’s long history. Originally, acupuncture needles were sharp stones used for bleeding. This was back in the days when demonic possession was thought to cause disease, and the offending spirits were bled from the patient’s body. Fortunately for us, acupuncture has been greatly […]