Acupressure for Headaches

We covered acupressure for headaches this week in my acupressure class at the New York Open Center.

The key to using acupressure for headaches is choosing the correct channel for the location of the pain.  This article discusses meridian location and treating headaches.

Many of my students were not sure how to use the acupressure points we reviewed.   This is where the art of acupuncture and acupressure come into play.  In this article I discuss how I used acupressure for my nephew when he suddenly got a headache.

As my students and readers know, imbalances are the cause of many … Read More

Phenomenal Acupressure for Back Pain

Acupressure is a technique of rubbing specific acupressure points to relieve pain.  There are a number of very power acupressure points that are helpful in reducing back pain.

Rub Your Back

It is a natural reaction to rub where it hurts. This can often temporarily relieve the pain. For a gentle warming massage you can use palm of your hand. But for more force you can use the knuckles on your first.

Go slow and don’t overdue the force.  Listen to the body because you don’t want to cause more pain or spasm.

You should also massage these acupressure points … Read More