Tag Archives: nerves

Tag Archives: nerves

Metal Yu & You

There are five phases in TCM: Fire, Earth, Water, Wood, and Metal. We spend so much time talking about the first four that the fifth is taken for granted. It is also true that our society – and people, even friends and family – take these people for granted. They get a bum rap, and […]

Neck Pain

Necks are quite complex, actually. There’s a lot going on in them in a small amount of distance and space. There are muscles, bones, discs, veins, arteries, lymphnodes, glands, a voicebox and the floating hyoid bone, and of course nerves. What causes your neck pain? Mostly it is problems with the facets between the vertebra […]

Tension Headaches

A tension headache is related to muscle tension, yes, but primarily it is a nerve + fascia issue. Often it is complicated by disc, facet, and other spinal deformities, but at the heart of it is the nerve conduction rate due either to a pensive/stressed mind, or or a repeated behavior under stress causing bodily […]