Treatment Stories

The healing journey of patients from around the world, shared with the wish of a bright future for all beings

Lung Cancer

A few years ago I was referred a woman in her 40’s who had pain in her arms following biopsy of her axilla for diagnosis of staging of her lung tumors. She was diagnosed with bilateral malignant tumors eight on the left and 12 on the right lung. Because of a past...

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Victim of oppression

For the past five years I have been a member of an organization called RIVO. It is a network of therapists who treat refugees who were victims of torture and oppression in their home countries, and have come to seek political asylum in Canada. One such refugee was K....

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Nightmares for as long as I can remember

It was a very common explanation before the Tao Shiatsu treatment. The patient explained that she had a hard time sleeping, and her nights were very restless and she always woke up tired in the morning. And she asked me if the treatment would help her sleep and feel...

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Lower back pain and more

I will never forget my first experience with Tao Shiatsu. I had been suffering from lower back pain for many years and had been treated by an osteopath. One morning, my back seized up, I called my osteopath and was told I could be seen at the end of the following...

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Echo of Gratitude

E.Y (female from Japan) I found a book that Mr. Endo wrote and then started to undergo Tao shiatsu therapy. The book curiously writes about Ki, an active principle that exists as part of the human body, namely channels through which energy flows. Although it is...

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Untwisting the Pain of the Past and Creating a Bright Future

H.M (female in her fifties, lives in Komae, Tokyo) It was sheer luck that guided me to Tao Shiatsu. After injuring myself in a bicycle fall, I found myself tormented by pain for three days and nights. I had scars and bruises on the left side of my body and it felt...

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Freedom From Worry

J.A (female in her thirties, lives in Yokohama, Japan) Since receiving Tao Shiatsu, I am experiencing great relief from pain in my mind and body. Before going for Tao Shiatsu, I always felt groggy. I was worried a lot about my past and family and was always hard on...

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ENT disease (otorhinolaryngologic disease)

By Ryokyu Endo First of all, giving a treatment in Oriental medicine is not about diagnosing a disease. However, analyzing “disease” within the physical dimension is attractive to patients, because the explanation of disease in Western medicine is very clear. So, for...

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Lower Back Pain

There are many causes of lower back pain. The most common cause is “Small Intestine Kyo,” which is from shock or the long effect from an accident, or from prolonged mental stress. After an accident, if Small Intestine Kyo stays distorted, it becomes the cause of lower...

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Ureteral Calculus

More than twenty years ago, one of my patients was a well known psychoanalyst. I was learning psychotherapy. At first, I received a dream interpretation from him. He suffered from ureteral calculus, and later it became his turn to receive a Tao Shiatsu treatment....

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Knee Pain

Many people suffer from knee pain, and there are various causes. For example, the cause may be a lack of Ki in the Bladder meridian. In this case, the function of eliminating water waste becomes more difficult, and water accumulates around the knee. This causes knee...

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Mysterious Energy

S.W (female in her forties, lives in Tokyo) During my first Tao Shiatsu treatment the practitioner said, “Trust me, you’ll get well. This is the truth..” I really understood in that moment that Tao Shiatsu wouldn’t be successful unless we trusted each other. At that...

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