Physical Procedures

An Interesting New Application of an Old Procedure

By John Diamond, M.D.

A very rare article on the subject of acupuncture appeared in a scientific journal and I decided to explore it further. The article described a technique for restraining horses, “twitching,” which has “been used for many years by farmers and veterinarians who wanted to perform minor procedures such as shoeing, medical examinations, and injections.” The twitch is a wooden stick with a loop of rope at the end.

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Synchronized Breathing

By John Diamond, M.D.

A very powerful healing procedure is synchronized breathing: when the healer and the sufferer breathe together, as one.

Initially, the healer tunes in to the sufferer’s breathing and goes with him. (This is preferable to the opposite, for we don’t want the sufferer to be consciously breathing as he would be if copying the healer.

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