Another aspect of my work. In working with the body directly I often encounter the physiological markers of trauma and other emotional experiences and energy that is held in the body. Polyvagal theory is helping us to understand the natural neurophysiology that allows both the storing and release of these energies in a therapeutic setting. Its a primer that I wish every patient of mine had prior to starting treatment for any condition, as we all have these energies held in our bodies to varying degrees.
Acupuncture has a vital role in treating pain both symptomatically and at the root cause. It’s sad to see this article while OHP is simultaneously reducing access to acupuncture and related care. Here in Oregon we are saving lives!
Grieving the unborn is invisible in the west, though so many have need to do so. If this method interests you please reach out to Great Vow monastery, as they hold a ceremony for children and the unborn every year.