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Tong Ren Italy Shares Success Stories

Below is an email from Angelo to Tom and other Tong Ren practitioners sharing recent success stories from Italy. Angelo is a Tong Ren practitioner and patient in the Quincy office and also the Italian liaison who visits the Italian Tong Ren group in Italy multiple times a year to share new machinery and research to the group. Hello Tom, et all! Friday the 12th, I was able to take a jump from my town to Florence to deliver the latest and greatest, but not...

Chuck Christian’s Path to Healing Prostate Cancer and Becoming a Tong Ren Practitioner

My name is Chuck Christian, I played football for the University of Michigan from 1977-81 Rose Bowl. After being exposed to the coaching of Bo Schembechler for 4 years, I believed that I could do anything. I felt invincible. Bo’s motto was, “Those who stay will be Champions.” I carried that mindset throughout my life and it helped me be successful. Almost 3 years ago, I faced a foe that was far more intimidating than an OSU linebacker. It was cancer.  My wife, a nursing...

Baby Rowan’s Path to Healing Pediatric Cancer

I first attended Tong Ren at the suggestion of the director of Lucy’s Love Bus — an organization that provides funding for complementary therapies for pediatric cancer patients. My son, Rowan, was diagnosed with intermediate risk neuroblastoma in July of 2018 and while he had a partial response to chemotherapy treatment and had had surgery to remove as much of the tumor as possible, there were still portions of the tumor left behind on his major blood vessels and in his spine. The plan was...

(Podcast) Nightside with Dan Rea – What is Tong Ren Healing All About?

Medical science has made extraordinary progress over the last few decades. But sometimes, traditional medicine can only go so far. What do you do when the normal, typical approach isn’t enough? For some, Tong Ren has provided an answer. Tom Tam, a Boston acupuncturist for more than three decades, has developed the healing technique of Tong Ren for those who have tried and failed to treat their ailments through traditional methods. Tom and Julie Kalustian, one of his success stories, join Dan in the NightSide...

(Podcast) Nightside with Dan Rea – What is Tong Ren Healing All About? – 1-16-18

Medical science has made extraordinary progress over the last few decades. But sometimes, traditional medicine can only go so far. What do you do when the normal, typical approach isn’t enough? For some, Tong Ren has provided an answer. Tom Tam, a Boston acupuncturist for more than three decades, has developed the healing technique of Tong Ren for those who have tried and failed to treat their ailments through traditional methods. Tom and Julie Kalustian, one of his success stories, join Dan in the NightSide...

Tom Tam in Italy 2017. New Frontiers For Tong Ren Healing System

Tom Tam’s October 2017 trip to Italy marked a historic turning point on the road to bringing Tong Ren to the world. We discovered that Tong Ren Italy is gaining in reputation and practice among doctors and patients. A Tong Ren seminar conducted by Tom Tam at the Collegio Italiano Osteopatica, Parma, and seminars in Milan and Florence have opened new doors to Tong Ren.  This trip introduced Tong Ren to the osteopathic community, among others, expanding capacity for Tong Ren in helping heal the...

Tong Ren Healing Article In The Boston Globe

There are 50 of us here participating in a Tong Ren class at the Oriental Culture Institute in Quincy. Suzanne Kroll has driven from Worcester. Elaine Harmon, who lives in Hyde Park, Julie Kalustian and her mom, Georgia Contes, Arlington residents, and Chuck Christian, from Randolph, had shorter commutes. Sometimes, the free weekly classes include people from across the country or around the world. A woman from San Diego stayed for two weeks. A young man from China was here for three months. Most of...

(Podcast) Nightside with Dan Rea – Could Tong Ren Be The Answer – 6-27-17

June 27, 2017 Medical science has made extraordinary progress over the last few decades. But sometimes, traditional medicine can only go so far. What do you do when the normal, typical approach isn’t enough? For some, Tong Ren has provided an answer. Dr. Eleanor Marks, a former Boston University professor, decided sixteen years ago to leave the world of academia and become an expert in Tong Ren healing. Dr. Marks and one of her success stories, Julie Kalustian, join Dan in the NightSide studio to...