The sensation of pain in the body is normal, it is displayed in three forms of events: perception, energy and physical manifestation. A specific emotional state can be directly linked to every form of pain. Pain is only an external display of the emotional state, the body is able to accurately show us what the problem is so that the pain can be gotten rid of.
Acupuncture can help. Here is a list of body pains and the emotional state they link to:
This demonstrates the difficulty with which we move in our lives. It shows us if we are flexible with ourselves, our work and our home. Try to find what it is you have a difficult time moving through and address it.
This form of pain will limit our process of making decisions. A migraine will a occur when there has been a decision made, however no action has taken place. It is important to find a few minutes to relax on a daily basis.
This may be an indicator of difficulty with forgiveness towards others and even yourself. Look for the things you like in your self and others, meditate on the meaning of compassion.
This is an indicator of a decision, or decisions that are not tolerated or do not want to be made.
Pain in the Shoulder
This may mean that there is a large emotional load being carried. Focus on how to solve this problems, consider who may help you with this load.
Pain in the Stomach
This indicates that, metaphorically speaking, a negative situation has been digested.
Upper Back Pain
This indicates the feeling of lack of emotional support, perhaps the feeling that one is not love and supported. With singles this may be an indicator to find a companion.
Lower Back Pain
Once again a lack of emotional support or perhaps emotional concerns.
A situation which must be unlocked and solved has been neglected.
Resistance to a change in life, it may be time to accept what has to be changed and change it.
A large emotional load is being carried.
It seems impossible to connect to others, figuratively, perhaps you are not reaching out to others, trying to create new friendships or reconnecting with past ones.
A stillness to life or the fear of chartering new paths. It may be an indicator of reluctance to move or change.
Joints as well as muscles indicate flexibility. Be open to new thought patterns, experiences and life lessons.
Pain in the knee may be an indicator of problems in relationships with someone else, it may also be an indicator of not being able to adapt well to those around you.
This may indicate that perhaps, even in spite for yourself, you are not happy with the situation you are in.
This means we do not allow ourselves the right to pleasure, maybe you should be more self tolerant.
This may be an indicator of apathy, boredom and resistance. Be more open to new and creative experiences.
This is an indicator of depression being as the underfoot can and does accumulate a lot of negativity. Focus on the positive pleasure in life regardless of how small they may be.
General Body Pain
Our body’s cellular structure is always renewing itself, throughout this process, negative energy is accumulated, this will weaken the immune system. Even though the body may look and seem sick, keep in mind it will pass, it is only temporary. For more information, please visit our Berkeley Acupuncture Clinic,