“Acupuncturists are the electricians of the human body, using gentle stimulation of the electrical meridians of the body to aid it in its miraculous self-regeneration.”  All of Chinese Medical Acupuncture turns on the concept of qi (chi). But what is it? Is it real? Is it a “new age” concept or an outdated leftover of…

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Once upon a time, fresh water was so abundant in ‘our world’ that we laughed at the idea of it being so good it could be bottled up to be sold. Now, a reality where it is being sold in so many bottles, and we’re waking to the idea that water is a human right. Unfortunately,…

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Something that in the Shiatsu world we have known for many years and now science word is recognizing. Abstract Send to:       Glob J Health Sci. 2014 Nov 30;7(3):177-83. doi: 10.5539/gjhs.v7n3p177. Evaluation effect of shiatsu technique on labor induction in post-term pregnancy. Teimoori B, Rajabi S, Navvabi-Rigi SD1, Arbabisarjou A. Author information Abstract…

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Therapeutic Benefits Of Hot Stone Massage By Megan Relkof, Registered Massage Therapy In Granville, Vancouver, BC. Recently, there has been a growing interest in using stones as a part of massage therapy. Although some massage therapists and clients may consider this to be simply fashionable, the use of stones and gemstones for healing purposes dates…

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Is inflammation of the body Normal? When you cut your finger or are exposed to an infectious agent, your immune system mounts an inflammatory response. Your finger turns red and swollen as your immune system goes to work. During this response, your body releases pro-inflammatory chemicals and hormones which attack invaders such as bacteria, while…

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