Strange and Wonderful Experiences on the Acupuncture Table

It is not uncommon to hear colorful reports from my patients at the conclusion of their acupuncture session. Common are reports on the movement of energy, sensations throughout the body or in specific areas, or activation of affected body parts during treatment. Mostly, these experiences are minor, expected, and tolerable by the patient. I consider them to be interesting little artifacts of the acupuncture treatment effect. However, these are not the kind of experiences I will be discussing in this post. Instead, I want to describe to you some of…

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My Story

“You know, Scott, I can tell you are not that happy,” said Steve. “I think it’s affecting your productivity here at work. I care about you, both as an employee and as a friend, so I have decided to offer you some help.” He was right of course. I was in the midst of the darkest chapter of my life. I lived alone,  was in-between relationships, and commuted for hours each day. When I arrived home after work I indulged in junk food, alcohol and drugs in an unsuccessful attempt…

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