Modern Science

  • Modern Science,  Neigong,  Yijinjing

    Modern Science on Training our Connective Tissues (Fascia, Tendons, etc)

    The “tendon” system (here broadly referring to all stringy connective tissue) and the meridian system of the body form a yin-yang pair. Developing the tendon system is a key aspect of neigong training as it enriches and unblocks qi flow throughout the body, promotes organ health, immune health, and various other aspects of health.  Modern research continues to uncover many interesting facts about the connective tissues of the body. While I don’t feel that legitimate, tried-and-true systems of Chinese neigong necessarily need the validation of modern science; it is nonetheless useful to study the topic from different perspectives.  Fascia (thin, fibrous connective tissue) fills our body from head-to-toe forming a…