• Acupressure is the most ancient and simplest of various oriental therapies such as acupuncture, shiatsu, zone therapy and reflexology which are prevalent today.
  • Each of these therapies strives to produce healing effects on the internal organs of the body through well defined points on the body surface.
  • Long term use of this therapy can be beneficial in chronic diseases also. Though acute results can be obtained in aches and pains.
  • Though easy and simple it is an effective treatment.
  • Anybody can take this treatment by himself in the privacy of his own home.
  • It is completely free from any side effects.

MAINTENANCE OF HEALTH THROUGH ACUPRESSURE

  • Health can be maintained easily by taking a regular treatment on the particular acupressure points every day.
  • A short acupressure session in the morning helps to maintain the balance of the energies flowing in the body.
  • Acupressure helps to increase vitality and strength. A regular application of pressure on acupressure points TSU-SAN-LI & YANG-LING-CHUAN gives strength to the muscles of the legs.
  • The heart and respiratory system work with increased efficiency by pressing the points NEI-KUAN.

DIAGNOSIS OF THE DISEASE THROUGH ACUPRESSURE

  • When any organ of the body is diseased the points corresponding to that organ become tender and morbidly sensitive.
  • If some points hurts on pressing it can be said that there is something wrong with the organ connected with that point.
  • In acupressure even in the initial stage of the disease the diagnosis of the disease is possible with the help of painful points.
  • It also helps to diagnose a disease which is likely to occur in near future.
  • Though it is true that early and differential diagnosis of a disease is possible with the help of acupressure, the patient is advised not to attempt to diagnose his disease on his own. The work of diagnosis should be left to an experienced physician.

CURE OF THE DISEASE

  • The principle of acupressure is “TREAT THE PATIENT AND NOT THE DISEASE ALONE”.
  • Diseases cure by acupressure
    • Constipation
    • Acidity
    • Thyroid disturbances
    • All sorts of aches and pains
    • Stress and its related disorder/ psychosomatic disorder
    • Speech and sleep disorder etc…………………
  • It should not be used in case of fractures, injuries, wound, mature cataract, gall stone, kidney stone.
  • “POINTS OF ABDOMEN SHOULD NOT BE TREATED IN CASE OF THE PREGNANT WOMEN”.
  • There are many acupressure tools available in the market which can be used.
  • Acupressure foot rollers, sandals, mates, belts etc………..
  • Acupressure can be combinely used with massage therapy also.
  • THE FOLLOWING ARE SOME OF THE ACCUPRESSURE POINTS:
  • POINT -1(LU-5)
    • Observe the faint crease that represents the elbow joint.
    • Now bend the elbow by about 45degrees, you will find a rope like structure at the centre of the front surface of elbow. This is the tendon of the biceps muscles of the arm.
    • Point 1 lies on the elbow crease, just near this tendon.
  • POINT-2(LU-6)
    • Joint the point 1 and 3 with a straight line. Point 2 lies on this line, five thumb width below the elbow crease.
  • POINT-3(LU-7)
    • This point lies on the outer border of the forearm, two finger widths above the wrist joint.
  • POINT-4(LU-9)
    • This point lies at the outer end of the wrist crease.
  •  etc…..
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