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The Science Behind Emotions and Pain

Patients frequently wonder: “Why do I have this pain?” or “Why can’t I heal?” Often, this has to do with the complex interplay of emotions and stress in the body. The Physiological Response to Trauma The body can deal with physical trauma better than non-physical trauma. As a species, our bodies are highly evolved to handle illness and injury. However, when we suppress or deny emotional pain, stress, and other non-physiological trauma...

Addressing Back Pain

The majority of people getting physiotherapy treatments suffer from low back and cervical spine pain (and related conditions like sciatica, tinnitus, headaches), mostly due to a sedentary lifestyle. Sitting too long at the office and commuting, with little movement and exercise, causes many of them to have muscle imbalances. Almost everyone experiencing this type of pain has weak core muscles. Some things you can do every day to keep muscles balanced...

FAQs about Lymphatic Drainage

Physiotherapists at Body & Soul – Medical Clinics assist Shanghai residents with health, rehabilitation and pain management. One specialty of physiotherapy is manual lymphatic drainage, highly effective for those who suffer from lymphedema. Here are a few common questions to explain more about lymphatic drainage treatment and when it might be needed by patients living in Shanghai. What is lymphatic drainage? Manual lymphatic drainage is a type of gentle, targeted massage used...

Women’s Day Healing Circle: Reconnect with Your Joy and Sensuality

Pursuing its mission to heal patients as a whole, Body & Soul is happy to introduce a new series of healing workshops including Women’s Sharing Circles led by Bibiana Rueda-Bueno, Holistic Psychologist. These workshops aim at soothing the mind, balancing emotions and harmonizing energy. Attendees become more aware and relaxed. It provides them with tools to deal with daily situations and emotions. Women’s Day Event On the occasion of Women’s Day on the...

Reiki: An Effective Healing Partner

Reiki is now one of the top three complementary therapies in U.S. hospitals, according to an AHA (American Hospital Association) survey. The International Association of Reiki Practitioners states that Reiki becomes more demanded in the clinical setting. Nurses and doctors share that Reiki: makes a patient relaxed, calm and cooperative; relieves pain; boosts immunity; decreases the need for pain medications; improves sleep and appetite; accelerates healing; and reduces many of...

Inside a Shanghai Reiki Session

I’ve provided an overview of what reiki is and how it can help previously. Now, I will share more about the client’s experience in one of my Shanghai reiki sessions in order for people who have never tried to know what to expect. A reiki session usually last about one hour. It can go slightly longer as everything is personalized and tailored to what the client needs. With the stressing...

Celebrating Feminine Energy on Women’s Day

Like yin and yang, we are all made up of feminine and masculine energy. The masculine side relates to thinking, action and things we can describe in words. The feminine side is about inner energy, feelings and intuition. In today’s world, many women connect more with their masculine energy in order to compete and survive. The feminine side is pushed down and devalued. A woman may lose touch with this...

Reiki in Shanghai

Can Reiki Help You Live a Healthier, Happier Life in Shanghai? Shanghai Reiki FAQs: Understanding Reiki’s Role in Well-Being By Gabriel Salazar, Shanghai Reiki Practitioner Reiki Definition and History Reiki is an ancient practice of energy healing. Rei means universal life force (the energy of the universe or higher power) and ki is the vital energy (known as qi in Chinese). The healing practice of reiki is credited to a Japanese practitioner,...

Introducing Shanghai Reiki Practitioner, Gabriel Salazar

Body & Soul: Tell us a little bit about your background. Gabriel Salazar: I am from Colombia and my degree is in law. I was working as a freelance lawyer but never really felt comfortable in that career. I became interested in reiki in 2008 and began studying with my reiki master in 2009. I’ve always felt a connection with spiritual things and healing. I trained in reiki techniques and...