The Cactus – A Teaching Tale from Milton Erickson

The Cactus – A Teaching Tale from Milton Erickson

An alcoholic who came to Erickson felt he was a hopeless case. His parents were alcoholics, his grandparents on both sides were drinkers, even his wife and brother were alcoholics. In addition, the man’s working environment and friends encouraged a hard drinking lifestyle. Instead of sending the man to Alcoholics Anonymous, Erickson suggested something quite…

Shiatsu Point for Anxiety

Shiatsu Point for Anxiety

Heart Constrictor Meridian Point 6 (HC 6) is located in the middle of the inner forearm 2.5 finger-widths from the crease of the wrist. It can offer symptomatic relief from anxiety. Shiatsu Point Therapy Using either your thumb or middle finger, apply pressure until you feel the soreness in the point. While maintaining the pressure,…

The Effects of Shiatsu in the Management of Fibromyalgia

The Effects of Shiatsu in the Management of Fibromyalgia

Shiatsu and fibromyalgia research study Effects of shiatsu in the management of fibromyalgia symptoms: a controlled pilot study Authors: Yuan SL1, Berssaneti AA, Marques AP An article was published in the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics. Volume 36, Issue 7, September 2013, Pages 436-443 on a pilot study (on a small number of participants to…