Tag Archives : organs


Exercise in TCM

I’m currently in week four of a nine week training program called Insanity—a name that I have learned over the past few weeks is no exageration. The exercise sessions all involve high-intensity plyometric “explosive” exercises. After every workout I’m breathing hard, sweating buckets (my lovely wife makes me Swiffer the floor after each session) and […]


The Organs in Chinese Medicine

“Don’t tell patients their heart pulse is weak,” my supervisor said, “they panic and go see their cardiologist and then when the cardiologist tells them their heart is fine they never come back.” This illustrates what is probably the greatest source of confusion and miscommunication between Chinese medicine practitioners and others, both patients and healthcare […]