Thanking Mr. LePlante

Although my body has responded better to the sledgehammer approach of western medicine that the subtleties of alternative medicine, I was willing to be an experimental subject for Matthew Woods’ Friday evening pulse and face diagnoses class at TIVI, the Inner Vision Institute that recently started up in La Mesilla, just north of Santa Fe. […]

Dr. Green

Matthew Wood asked me to participate in his April first online Materia Medica class (click here). The topic was the Trickster. Matt had a great repertoire of herbal remedies that can help shift the various ways our wondrous human mind can trick us into states that are really not so wonderful. Of course the question […]

A Thorn in My Side

When asked to explain my debilitating chronic pain I have described as feeling like there is a snag in my myo-fascial field of tissue. My body feels the way a sheet looks when a loose thread gets pulled, wrinkling up the whole sheet along a line of tension. My whole right side felt like it […]

Acidosis, Adhesions, and Allergies

If you look up the causes of metabolic acidosis on the internet, electrical shock is right up there on the top of the list, along with crushing injuries, and medications. Rhabdomyolysis is specifically the rapid breakdown of skeletal muscle and  symptoms include weight gain, muscle weakness, fatigue, confusion, nausea and compartment syndrome.  In chronic compartment […]