Tag Archives: tcm

Tag Archives: tcm

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 […]

The Eyes Have It

Do you know what Shen is? Shen is spirit. But whether the Chinese meant ghosts (gui) or not is a matter of some debate. In fact, you can read my paper about the plasmaglyphic and religious origins of that term and others like it, here. But in Traditional Chinese Medicine (zhongyi), shen is most specifically […]