What is Acupressure?
Acupressure is a typical Chinese massage therapy to use the fingers to press key points on the surface of the skin to stimulate the body's natural self-curative abilities. When these points are pressed, they release muscular tension and promote the circulation of blood and the body's life force to aid healing.
How does Acupressure work?
Acupressure practitioners use their fingers, palms, or elbows to apply pressure to acu-points on the body's meridians. In acupressure, the flow of energy (Qi) is strengthened, calmed or unblocked by pressing specific points along the meridians; the same points are used in the practice of acupuncture. A single point may be pressed for relief from a particular symptom or condition; or to promote overall well-being of the body, a series of points can be worked on in a specific order.
What does Acupressure benefit?
Acupressure treatment has found favor among patients suffering from spondylitis, arthritis, muscular pain in the arm and neck, frozen shoulders, unexplained backaches, slipped disc, osteoarthritis and other disorders of the tissues, bones, joints and muscles. And also according recent studies, acupressure therapy has shown remarkable results in treating neurological disorders such as migraine headaches, partial paralysis, peripheral neurological disorders, epilepsy, vertigo, multiple sclerosis, muscular and diseases of the nervous system etc.
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