Practicing self-acupressure to build your immunity

BY PRESSING ON CERTAIN ACUPOINTS YOU CAN STIMULATE YOUR BODY’S ENERGETIC SYSTEM By Craig Cormack Acupressure is one of the many branches of Chinese medicine. It is acupuncture without needles using finger pressure on acupoints. Usually, acupressure is received from a trained therapist. Chinese massotherapy, Shiatsu, and Thai massage incorporate acupressure in their systems. Because of the […]

Does Chi Kung Slow the Aging Process?

Chi Kung has been around for some 2,500 years dating back to a Persian monk named Boddhidharma, who walked the Silk path from India to China and found that the Shaolin Temple monks to be in poor health. Boddhidarma taught Chi Kung to the Shaolin monks so they could take kicks and punches without getting […]

A Multifaceted Integrative Approach to Mitigating the Symptoms of Lupus

A 44-year-old female patient diagnosed with systematic lupus was treated with a combination of acupuncture, healthy diet, tuina massage (Chinese massotherapy), chi kung meditation, tai chi, supplements, and pharmaceutical medications over a 7 year period. The treatment resulted in a significant dissipation of attacks, a reduction of inflammation, improved digestion and elimination, and improved sleep […]

Chinese Massotherapy and Gastrointestinal Disorders – Relief from Indigestion, Constipation, and IBS

Chinese massotherapy is a frontline therapy for gastrointestinal disorders. Used in combination with healthy eating habits, regular exercise, and herbal remedies, it provides relief for indigestion, constipation, IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) and many other conditions that affect the stomach and intestines.   Chinese medicine sees the body as a unified energy system. The body contains […]