Despite the fact that acupuncture is known in modern society for treatment of pain, acute and chronic conditions in internal medicine and fertility, the root cause has to be searched for in the intricacies of the emotions and the soul. It is sometimes said that all diseases come from the emotions, unexpressed, expressed at the wrong time, towards wrong aim. But , emotions themselves are not the root – the root extends deeper, right down to the essence of who we are, the soul.
In my clinical practice the starting point is always Shen, the essence of us not showing it’s form, but recognisable in all disbalances, in every pain, in every difficulty to conceive. It’s not all about the pins in, it’s also the gentle detangling of the painful, tight, fearful strings of Shen. That’s where the expertise of an acupuncturist is found, explaining the unexplainable, reaching the invisible and healing the obvious. Simple