Transporting Points

Transporting Points

I sense the body’s Qi to make its course run true. At the tips of the fingers, toes are wells where it bubbles. I puncture to vent pathogens. Going proximal to where Qi swells at spring points, I pierce for fever. I feel Qi flourish at the stream – lifting leaden...
Acupuncture for pain relief

Acupuncture for pain relief

I was pleased to see that NICE (National Institute for Care and Health Excellence) has recommended that GPs should not prescribe opioids for chronic pain, but instead consider alternatives such as acupuncture.  There’s a piece in The Telegraph about the issue:...