Complaints: The patient admitted himself into a sober living facility due to liver failure from excessive alcohol drinking. In addition, he had pain in right knee, left achilles, and left hip which were aggravated with prolonged standing or lying down.
Acupuncture: Right-side Yang horary points in the Metal-Order of LI1, UB66, GB41, SI5, and ST36.
Treatment process: He had 6 acupuncture treatments so far at twice a week visit. Each treatment was noticeably helpful in relieving discomfort in the mind and pain in the body. Furthermore, he noticed an accelerated reduction of edema in the legs, which indicated his liver was functioning more normally.
Discussion: Acupuncture is often simultaneously and significantly helpful for brain, muscle-joint, and organ, even liver.