Chronic fatigue Syndrome (CFS): An objective metabolic disorder that affects at least seven body systems. Applications to manual therapy.

More than 2 million people in the United States have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS). CFS is a disease difficult to diagnose or treat. RK Naviaux published a ground-breaking study on CFS (1). He discovered a chemical signature showing that CFS is an objective metabolic disorder that affects at least seven systems (including mitochondrial energy metabolism, immune function, GI function, the microbiome, the autonomic nervous system, neuroendocrine, and brain functions).

Do Not Forget Your Lymphatics: Pathways to Fluid Transport, Detoxification and Immune Surveillance Bruno Chikly, MD, DO & Alaya Chikly, LMT - Adapted from Massage, 2016, Aug, Issue 243, 38-42

Much has been discovered about the lymphatics system since it was originally discovered in 1622 1; from its description by Emanuel Swedenborg (1688-1772), who stated that the “spirituous fluid” present within the cerebrospinal fluid travels throughout the entire body and is returned to the blood by the lymph vessels 2, to the modern rediscovery of the lymphatics in the CNS 3, and the recent description of the glymphatic system...

LDT and Renal Stones. A Clinical Case. By Shanna Ringel, D.D.S., M.S.Acup., Lic.Acup.

When Sophia* came to the office with gastro-intestinal symptoms, I was a little concerned. Sophia is a Caucasian women, about 50 years old, long time patient, and never had gastro-intestinal problems before. During the last two weeks of May she had three episodes of alternated diarrhea and constipation with severe flatulence...

HCT Assume Only Love - Healing Relationships and the Emotional Component of Disease. A clinical case by Alaya Chikly, CMT. Published in Massage Today, 2002

Heart Centered Therapy: Assume Only Love

 

Healing Relationships and the Emotional Component of Disease

 

By Alaya Chikly, CMT

 

The diagnosis of cancer in June 2001 was devastating to Mary*. Doctors said it was so deep and aggressive they were certain it was in her lymph nodes.

If this was the case, they predicted that with surgery and chemotherapy, she would have a 40 percent chance of surviving five years.

Peer-reviewed Journal: The Primo Vascular System, A Unique Human Biological System Shifting Medical Paradigm - Prospective Osteopathic Applications for Cranial, Visceral, Lymphatic, and Fascial Techniques, Chikly B, Roberts P, Quaghebeur J

Peer-reviewed Journal: The Primo Vascular System: A Unique Human Biological System Shifting Medical Paradigm - Prospective Osteopathic Applications for Cranial, Visceral, Lymphatic, and Fascial Techniques, Chikly B, Roberts P, Quaghebeur J, Journal of American Osteopathic Assocation (JAOA), 2016, Jan

The primo-vascular vessels (PVS) constitute a novel human biological system, a changing paradigm in medicine.

Small Article by a School Principal That Took HCT, Debbie Wagner, 2012

He’d been sent to my office . . . again. The look on his face clearly said that he fully expected to be in trouble . . . again. This time, however, a surprise awaited him. This time, my principal toolbox contained a new tool. You see I had just returned from an HCT class, so I was eager to work with him in a new way.

Instead of approaching the situation as a discipline issue, I sweetly said, “Have a seat and let’s talk.” He eyed me suspiciously, but complied. He knew I was up to something. His intuition was right on track.