Treatment Stories

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

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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Amazingly, the Pain is Almost Gone

MS K.H. in her Forties (lives in Japan) A pain in my left leg started in August last year, then increased terribly. The Doctor’s diagnosis is sciatic nerve pain, and his prescription was a suppository and pain killer. I took them about once a month, but nothing...

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Tao Shiatsu, a Loving Shiatsu Therapy

K.H (female in her fifties, lives in Yokohama, Japan) For almost 20 years, I was so sensitive to cold temperatures, that my feet were cold all year round. Even when people around me complained of the heat, I often felt cold. The worst was when it was very hot outside....

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Healing Terrible Knee Pain and Cultivating the Mind

K. W (male, lives in Japan) One day I was riding the train. Suddenly, it came to an abrupt stop, causing the other passengers to surge and fall down on me, injuring my right knee. The impact caused terrible pain initially, but after a few days, the pain disappeared,...

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