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:P I live in the midwest!

 

I still don't know if you can say that it is not a placebo induced from the suggestion and the people are healing themselves, right?

 

Don't know about serious illness, but I have worked on people with pains etc and they all claim that they can feel something move out of their body and me being able to affect them without touching them physically and they get relief (sometimes temporary and sometimes permanent)...

 

Placebo vs non-placebo...now that question is interesting. If something helps you heal, so what? Placebo is a term to explain something that doesn't have a known scientific explanation in context of healing. Any healing is always going to be a combination of the healer, patient and medicine. If the healer is sending a "message" via whatever form to the patient, the patient's consciousness is also working to accept that message (at whatever level) and working with the treatment and the healer.

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The placebo effect is interesting and could be investigated if it were really that easy.

 

Maybe the placebo effect is just another effect of the "law" of attraction, that is collapsing the quantum mechanical equations of reality in real time.

 

I wonder how people can dismiss the real reason behind the healing as in "so what" when this is a forum where reality is being investigated?

 

If we stop asking questions then we quickly enter religious territory and suddenly find beliefs stuck inside our head without any valid reasoning behind.

 

If we say so what, then we can just use the current system, you know aspirin cures headaches, so who cares?

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Don't know about serious illness, but I have worked on people with pains etc and they all claim that they can feel something move out of their body and me being able to affect them without touching them physically and they get relief (sometimes temporary and sometimes permanent)...

 

Placebo vs non-placebo...now that question is interesting. If something helps you heal, so what? Placebo is a term to explain something that doesn't have a known scientific explanation in context of healing. Any healing is always going to be a combination of the healer, patient and medicine. If the healer is sending a "message" via whatever form to the patient, the patient's consciousness is also working to accept that message (at whatever level) and working with the treatment and the healer.

Yes, for me as well I have seen that most people feel the qi moving into the area pf pain and feel the sick qi leaving.

 

I also have no problem with placebo effect and agree with you guys that say if it heals, does it matter?. Goodness, we are talking about problems that have tremendous effect on people's lives, so if they get better by believing that they will if they go bury an egg under the full moon and they do so then by all means it is a grand thing.

 

I guess it kinda depends on one's definition of "placebo". I personally have always considered placebo effect to be mind-body medicine. In other words, for it to work a belief that it will work needs to be established. And since the medical qigong that I teach does not depend on belief (animals have no belief one way or the other)I say it is most definitely not a placebo effect.

 

That great source of info :rolleyes: , wikipedia says this:

 

"A placebo ( /pləˈsiboʊ/; Latin: I shall please[2]) is a simulated or otherwise medically ineffectual treatment for a disease or other medical condition intended to deceive the recipient. Sometimes patients given a placebo treatment will have a perceived or actual improvement in a medical condition, a phenomenon commonly called the placebo effect.

In medical research, placebos are given as control treatments and depend on the use of measured deception."

 

By this definition, by the fact that it works on animals with no belief as well as people who are of the definitely-by-god-you-must-be-shitting-me-you-fucking-idiot non-believer ilk, medical qigong is not a placebo.

 

Edit: For a contrary opinion, there are those that believe this is what a placebo is:

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The placebo effect is interesting and could be investigated if it were really that easy.

 

 

Speaking of the placebo effect.

 

Well, just to share, my five year old daughter suffers from Psoriasis. She develops these small patches on her hands, arms and legs.

 

I asked kempomaster, a student of YaMu, to do a healing. A distant healing at that, we are in New York, kempomaster somewhere in cow country midwest :)

 

My daughter was not told of the healings.

 

Her bedtime is 8PM on school days, the distant healing took place at 11PM during her sleep.

 

Two days later, 90% of psoriasis was gone. A week later now, she is still free of psoriasis.

 

All that was sent to kempomaster, was a photo of my daughter and a brief description.

I actually have before and after pictures, they are just amazing to look at.

 

I don't know what to make of all of this, its so outside my scope of understanding, but I am happy to take the positive results...

 

http://daoisthealingenergies.com/

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Speaking of the placebo effect.

 

Well, just to share, my five year old daughter suffers from Psoriasis. She develops these small patches on her hands, arms and legs.

 

I asked kempomaster, a student of YaMu, to do a healing. A distant healing at that, we are in New York, kempomaster somewhere in cow country midwest :)

 

My daughter was not told of the healings.

 

Her bedtime is 8PM on school days, the distant healing took place at 11PM during her sleep.

 

Two days later, 90% of psoriasis was gone. A week later now, she is still free of psoriasis.

 

All that was sent to kempomaster, was a photo of my daughter and a brief description.

I actually have before and after pictures, they are just amazing to look at.

 

I don't know what to make of all of this, its so outside my scope of understanding, but I am happy to take the positive results...

 

http://daoisthealingenergies.com/

Glad your daughter is better! A smiling 5 year old - priceless!

These are the type of results that all students of this lineage have. Both Brion & Jim who are listed in the above website have an outstanding result rate; they both are graduates of my medical qigong program and have my endorsement. Since I am semi-retired from clinic to concentrate on teaching I refer to these guys as well as other students quite a bit.

 

I do realize that medical qigong can seem to be some type of fantastical & majical thing. But I can assure you that it is a science & healing art form of the highest order that comes direct from a hospital based environment. And I firmly believe that, in time, perhaps not in my lifetime but mark my words, western science will be able to explain it and possibly correctly model it.

 

And, it is not placebo. :)

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Yes, for me as well I have seen that most people feel the qi moving into the area pf pain and feel the sick qi leaving.

 

I also have no problem with placebo effect and agree with you guys that say if it heals, does it matter?. Goodness, we are talking about problems that have tremendous effect on people's lives, so if they get better by believing that they will if they go bury an egg under the full moon and they do so then by all means it is a grand thing.

 

I guess it kinda depends on one's definition of "placebo". I personally have always considered placebo effect to be mind-body medicine. In other words, for it to work a belief that it will work needs to be established. And since the medical qigong that I teach does not depend on belief (animals have no belief one way or the other)I say it is most definitely not a placebo effect.

 

That great source of info :rolleyes: , wikipedia says this:

 

"A placebo ( /pləˈsiboʊ/; Latin: I shall please[2]) is a simulated or otherwise medically ineffectual treatment for a disease or other medical condition intended to deceive the recipient. Sometimes patients given a placebo treatment will have a perceived or actual improvement in a medical condition, a phenomenon commonly called the placebo effect.

In medical research, placebos are given as control treatments and depend on the use of measured deception."

 

By this definition, by the fact that it works on animals with no belief as well as people who are of the definitely-by-god-you-must-be-shitting-me-you-fucking-idiot non-believer ilk, medical qigong is not a placebo.

 

Edit: For a contrary opinion, there are those that believe this is what a placebo is:

 

 

Then doing it yourself would be even more powerful than belief. From this would come actual knowing. People really would live longer, imo. Don't take what I say as an insult pls.

 

I just think these are important points everyone may want to think about, whatever level you think about it on.

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It could be suggested that all is placebo, as all is mind.

And it could be suggested that mind is the single most limiting factor.

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And it could be suggested that mind is the single most limiting factor.

 

Maybe infinite in possibilities with extremely limited being one of them.

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My experience is that there is no placebo effect in medical qigong - that is the person self-heals - apparently. As humbleone says, it is difficult to fool a child.

 

That it is more like a mechanical process - qi is sent from here to there, sick qi is pulled and so on.

 

My questioning - not apparent from my post - is more like, even though we can see what is going on, the effect and so on, does not mean that there are no "behind the scenes" things going on.

 

So a more contemplative nature of enquiry as in "just because I can see time moving on my watch and it feels like time is absolutely real" then it is fact so.

 

My own experience with western medicine in daily life is that is quite limited. Very "let's just try this" from a apparent diagnosis and many times it fails and with bad side effects. The good thing about medical qigong is that there are no side effects other than good ones.

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And it could be suggested that mind is the single most limiting factor.

 

It is not mind, but awareness. It can be easy to confuse.

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It is not mind, but awareness. It can be easy to confuse.

 

what is the nature of the mind when there are no thoughts.

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Haha, that depends on the tradition you choose or chose to believe :P

 

It is awareness, like water ^.~

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Maybe infinite in possibilities with extremely limited being one of them.

Always finite. But yes, with many possibilities. Nothing wrong with mind-body medicine. I just don't practice it. Would rather leap into the non-linear.

Pitfalls of Mind

 

My experience is that there is no placebo effect in medical qigong - that is the person self-heals - apparently. As humbleone says, it is difficult to fool a child.

 

That it is more like a mechanical process - qi is sent from here to there, sick qi is pulled and so on.

 

My questioning - not apparent from my post - is more like, even though we can see what is going on, the effect and so on, does not mean that there are no "behind the scenes" things going on.

 

So a more contemplative nature of enquiry as in "just because I can see time moving on my watch and it feels like time is absolutely real" then it is fact so.

 

My own experience with western medicine in daily life is that is quite limited. Very "let's just try this" from a apparent diagnosis and many times it fails and with bad side effects. The good thing about medical qigong is that there are no side effects other than good ones.

Yes, I have hated that "let's try this" approach in western medicine. Every single time I have ever been to a western doctor, with the exception of two times, I have been left with a feeling that I just attended a circus. That said, western medicine offers some powerful mojo when it works and should not be discounted. An example; if if I had of not seen that one physician I mention above I would be dead. I like the concept of world medicine. If we took all of what works and combined it into a system...no more circus.

 

"...does not mean that there are no "behind the scenes" things going on"

:)

 

It is not mind, but awareness. It can be easy to confuse.

This is true. Mind is linear and limited. Awareness is non-linear, beyond mind, and infinite.

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The placebo effect is interesting and could be investigated if it were really that easy.

 

Maybe the placebo effect is just another effect of the "law" of attraction, that is collapsing the quantum mechanical equations of reality in real time.

 

I wonder how people can dismiss the real reason behind the healing as in "so what" when this is a forum where reality is being investigated?

 

If we stop asking questions then we quickly enter religious territory and suddenly find beliefs stuck inside our head without any valid reasoning behind.

 

If we say so what, then we can just use the current system, you know aspirin cures headaches, so who cares?

:) my intent was to type "if a so-called placebo heals, so what is the problem with that?"

 

I have seen the prime target of placebo naysayrs, aka homeopathy do miraculous cures. In hands of an accomplished practitioner, it is often pure magic! I think the root of problems with science today is the cartesian divide. The mind and body are considered different. But if investigated through other lenses, the body and mind re one. The mind hold immense potential to heal...yi leads qi. Qi imbalance causes disease. By using yi to move qi, we can heal ourselves. But its hard for mot people to do without proper foundation...since the stupid crtesian chasm shows up all the time, fooling us into negating the mind with our mind.

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Lots of debate - is it a placebo effect, was it the mind, what was it?

 

These are difficult questions to give a 100% proof positive cause and effect.

 

For most medicines - Western Medicines if you read the package insert for uncover the action of the Medicine - you will read that the medicine is believed to do -- such and such -- but may have other actions as well. And in some cases the mode of action is uncertain.

 

Those of experienced in Medical Qigong and The Taoist Neuroenergetic Treatment know that we don't need proof - placebo or otherwise that what we do works. We are treating the whole person - mind, body, spirit, and in accordance with God's wishes for the best outcome. There may be lessons for both the healer and recipient in the treatment.

 

Placebo or otherwise - it doesnt matter as long as we accomplish the desired outcome. Placebo effect with Western Medicine generally occurs up to 50% of the time -- then if you follow the cases studied this effect will diminish as time goes on - the patient figures out they are on placebo.

 

 

What then is the success rate that we see in the Stillness-Movement Lineage -- I have seen 95% or better success rate -- some issues may take a few treatments to get the results we are after and those that didn't have great success are generally attributed to a patient giving up after 1 treatment.

 

I always expect amazing results and I am always amazed when I see these results.

 

I have carried out the same results with animals -- in particular dogs and horses.

 

Several of the horses treated - in my opinion - can see Qi. I treated the horses with the Taoist Technique I learned from Michael - the horses owners were intriqued at what was happening - then as soon as I started projecting Qi - the horse whipped his head around to see what was going on and several of his stable mates poked their heads out of the stalls and all started talking to each other. I know it was all horse sense - but the horse being treated did not want me to leave. AND BY THE WAY - a hind quarter problem that he had had for 2 years - that an equine vet, a chiropractor, a acupuncturist, all couldn't help -- was cleared with one treatment. His owner - happens to be a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine was completely amazed and has referred me to other horse owners to use this amazing medicine.

 

So, can you have a placebo effect on animals? Ask the horses and see what they tell you -- perhaps they like the Qi treatment so much they decided to get better!

 

Thanks,

 

Brion aka Kempomaster

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I would expect animals are far easier to heal than humans with energy healing because they don't have the resistances and attachments than many of us humans have which can block healing.

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I would expect animals are far easier to heal than humans with energy healing because they don't have the resistances and attachments than many of us humans have which can block healing.

 

yup...i would tend to agree. I know back when I used to practice outside the apartment where I lived, my neighbor's dog (a large labrador) would step out of the door and stand and watch me. Also, I've had occasions when I was practicing outside my house and deep in meditation and I saw a rabbit, squirrels standing around a certain invisible circle around me and staring.

 

I have had a skunk walk right past me without spraying while I was standing and meditating...birds gathering around, etc.

 

My teacher says that this happens a lot when you are really connected to Dao.

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yup...i would tend to agree. I know back when I used to practice outside the apartment where I lived, my neighbor's dog (a large labrador) would step out of the door and stand and watch me. Also, I've had occasions when I was practicing outside my house and deep in meditation and I saw a rabbit, squirrels standing around a certain invisible circle around me and staring.

 

I have had a skunk walk right past me without spraying while I was standing and meditating...birds gathering around, etc.

 

My teacher says that this happens a lot when you are really connected to Dao.

 

 

Apparently monks have had small birds come and land and sit on them.

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well I am not a monk...but I have had hawks -- spiral above me while I do Gift of the Tao and numerous birds come to visit and share in my Stillness-Meditation. At a particular spot that i meditate - I have a group of Robin's (birds) that will come and lean and bob with the energetics.

 

Of particular note was a small hummingbird that came to visit while i was doing Stillness-Movement outside -- through the energetics i invited him to sit on my shoulder and that is just what he did. Then he started chirping to me in hummingbird language -- I had to explain he was talking too fast for me.

 

Thanks,

 

Kempomaster

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well I am not a monk...but I have had hawks -- spiral above me while I do Gift of the Tao and numerous birds come to visit and share in my Stillness-Meditation. At a particular spot that i meditate - I have a group of Robin's (birds) that will come and lean and bob with the energetics.

 

Of particular note was a small hummingbird that came to visit while i was doing Stillness-Movement outside -- through the energetics i invited him to sit on my shoulder and that is just what he did. Then he started chirping to me in hummingbird language -- I had to explain he was talking too fast for me.

 

Thanks,

 

Kempomaster

 

^_^ he thought your were a strange looking big hummingbird.

Animals are nice. Things we dream of that animals can understand us and we them.

And they not fear if we are calm. There is also a wish to touch them. We humans have a strange relationship with other lifeforms.

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Apparently monks have had small birds come and land and sit on them.

 

 

I crawled right past a skunk that didn't move when i was drunk once.

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"Sending Chi into something" - hmm, interesting topic.

Well, Chi is the breath of Tao, it is the fundamental energy of the Universe.

Chi is what balance yin and yang. It is very hard to understand, what Chi really is.

Maybe (just maybe!) we misunderstand the practice with Chi.

Our world is like an ocean of energy - energy is everything.

So we don't "send" chi - we manipulate chi (to do things, to change).

What do you think? :)

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Actually you have no way of knowing whether a person lived longer than expected because they received a Medical Qigong treatment form someone. Likewise it is difficult to prove that one western medical treatment extended a persons life beyond the normal expected limit or time of life expectancy.

 

However, what Medical Qigong does afford a person -- especially The Medical Qigong that comes from Stillness-Movement is IMPROVED QUALITY OF LIFE.

 

I have been studying with Michael now for several years and have done hundreds of Medical Qigong healings on individuals who had their quality of life severely affected by the dis-ease that had arrested their life style.

 

one particular person had been so negatively affected by Migraine Headaches that she was no longer able to work outside of her home, she was having daily Migraines along with severe nausea and vomiting. In addition, this issue was beginning to strain her relationship with her husband. After one Taoist Medical treatment (taoist neuro-energetic treatment as taught by Michael Lomax) this young lady was free of Migraines for over 3 months. I have done subsequent additional treatments and have been able to keep her Migraine free with simply suggesting occasional taoist tune-ups. These treatments have allowed her to once again work outside the home, help her interpersonal relationship at home, and improve her sense of self. Did it add years to her life? Maybe, we can't measure and say what would have become of her life had she not had treatment. BUT make no mistake -- this treatment has made an enormous impact on her quality of life and if you were to ask her if she would choose to do it again -- she would shout - yes, yes, yes!

 

So, yes -- a trained Medical Qigong practitioner can project Qi into another person or animal and can have a profound effect on improving quality of life for those that they have done healings for -- in particular the animals that I have treated -- always remember me -- and always come to greet me. One little long-haired black and tan dachsund runs to me and will leep into my arms and cover me with affection because he is still so grateful for the Taoist Treatment that helped relieve his pain to his spine. Will the dachsund live longer - maybe - maybe not, but for sure he will lead a more active life, run and play with the other dogs.

 

If you want to investigate more about Medical Qigong, Taoist Medicine, and Stillness-Movement Qigong -- I would suggest attending one of Michael's seminars -- then decide for yourself -- don't draw a conclusion because someone said this or that -- experience it, then you decide.

 

By the way -- Michael is having a seminar in Terre Haute, In at the end of April...maybe you should attend.

 

go to Qigongamerica.com to get more info.

 

Thanks,

 

Kempomaster

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"Sending Chi into something" - hmm, interesting topic.

Well, Chi is the breath of Tao, it is the fundamental energy of the Universe.

Chi is what balance yin and yang. It is very hard to understand, what Chi really is.

Maybe (just maybe!) we misunderstand the practice with Chi.

Our world is like an ocean of energy - energy is everything.

So we don't "send" chi - we manipulate chi (to do things, to change).

What do you think? :)

 

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