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Which acupressure-points do I need to massage to help my back muscles relax?

Which acupressure-points do I need to massage to help my back muscles relax?

Vague/complex QUESTN: ACUPRESSURE POINTS IN WHOLE BACK - LOWER ONLY ARE MANY . EASY TO FIND IF SOME ONE JUST GIVE GENTLE PRESSURE ON PARASPINAL MUSCLES AND MODERATE PRESSURE CAN MAKE YOU JUMP- JUMP SIGN MEANS SORE POINT GIVING SPASM AND PAIN. IF PERSON GIVING MASSAGE CAN PRESS AND HOLK FOR A 30 SECONDS --RELIEF WILL BE NOTICED ..MULTIPLE POINTS PRESSURE &MODERATE MASSAGE CAN RELAX MUSCLES.MUSCLE RELAXANTS HELP ...Read more

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It sometimes feels like my back is being electrocuted, should I try acupressure as treatment?

It sometimes feels like my back is being electrocuted, should I try acupressure as treatment?

Be assessed: I am not sure what you are referring to. If you are experiencing "body zaps" that would be best assessed by a neurologist. However, it you are referring to spasm of muscles then both acupressure and acupuncture would be likely to be beneficial. Take care. ...Read more

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Is severe back pain in buttocks curable by acupressure?

Is severe back pain in buttocks curable by acupressure?

Possible?: Avascular necrosis?Cause pain for long time and some disabling one and you have to use madication(narcatic) to control the pain, ifthe medical marijuana help you to coup with the pain it could be justifide.Thank you. ...Read more

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What is acupressure?

What is acupressure?

Acupressure: Acupressure is an ancient traditional chinese medicine therapy in which pressure is applied via fingers, hands or elbow to specific acupuncture points to enhance health and to both prevent & treat medical conditions. ...Read more

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What are some good acupressure books?

What are some good acupressure books?

These are well rated: Acupressure For Common Ailments, Acupressure's Potent Points: A Guide to Self-Care for Common Ailments, The Healing Benefits of Acupressure: Acupuncture Without Needles & The Acupressure Atlas. ...Read more

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Where can I get a course in acupressure?

Where can I get a course in acupressure?

Ncbtmb.org: You can check through the national certification board for therapeutic massage and bodywork for approved /accredited acupressure schools at: http://www.Ncbtmb.Org/. ...Read more

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What conditions are best treated by acupressure?

What conditions are best treated by acupressure?

Many conditions: Acupressure can be used to treat many conditions including nausea, abdominal & back pain, headache, fatigue, anxiety, asthma, bronchitis, stress, menstrual cramps/ pms, joint pain, decreased libido, anxiety, depression, indigestion, acne, tmj, carpal tunnel, sinus pressure, gerd, immune system deficiencies and more. ...Read more

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Does acupressure really work for common diseases?

Does acupressure really work for common diseases?

Depends: Depends on what you mean by common diseases. If you are referring to asthma, allergies... Yes, it can help. We believe that acupuressure and acupuncture change the behavior of the immune and hormonal systems, hence how they can help. Now, food reactions and a whole host of other problems can also lead to the same symtpoms, in which case acupressure may be less effective. ...Read more

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Will acupressure cure pain in right side of body?

Will acupressure cure pain in right side of body?

That depends: Can't answer that question because it is too general. Acupressure is helpful for many types of pain - however your description of the pain is too broad to get an idea of what the cause is. ...Read more

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What sort of massages are involved in acupressure?

What sort of massages are involved in acupressure?

Pressure on points: Acupressure massage utilizes pressure applied by the fingers or elbows to stimulate specific major acupuncture points on the body. ...Read more

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How can I help my fibromygia? Rocks or acupressure?

How can I help my fibromygia? Rocks or acupressure?

Try both: Fibromyalagia pain is chronic and all chronic medical issues should engage in alternative medicine to help alleviate pain. I would say try both and see which one helps. Reiki is energy healing and many people find it helpful as well as feldenkrais since both are gentle. Rolfing is intense and can be painful but the benefits are great. Also do tai chi, chi gong or yoga (especially hot yoga). ...Read more

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What is the differennce of acupressure and adjustment?

What is the differennce of acupressure and adjustment?

A lot: Adjustment deals with musculoskeletal alignment whereas acupressure deals with applying pressure to specific major acpuncture points for a variety of different conditions. ...Read more

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Are some acupressure points more effective than others?

Are some acupressure points more effective than others?

Yes: It depends on the condition being treated. Your licensed acupuncturist will design a treatment plan based on your underlying condition. ...Read more

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Dullness in the right side of body. Will acupressure help?

Don't know: This description is too vague to be able to provide a useful response. However, it wouldn't hurt to try it. Acupressure is very safe and can be relaxing. It has been used for thousands of years to treat a variety of conditions. ...Read more

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How long should you wear acupressure slippers for it to be beneficial?

How long should you wear acupressure slippers for it to be beneficial?

Anytime: I'm not sure if acupressure slippers have been scientifically proven, but they could make your feet feel good. Feel free to wear them all you want. ...Read more

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What are acupressure wrist bands ?

What are acupressure wrist bands ?

Treat nausea etc.: Acupressure wrist bands apply steady pressure to a specific acupressure point on the wrist called the nei kuan point. This is often effective in treating nausea related to morning sickness, motion sickness, post-operatively and due to chemotherapy. Here is info on research showing that they really work: http://www.Psibands.Com/research. ...Read more

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What is an acupressure point to stop itching?

What is an acupressure point to stop itching?

Video: Here is a great short video in which dr hillary talbott demonstrate acupressure for itching: http://www.Ehow.Com/video_7381125_acupressure-itching.Html. ...Read more

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Do acupressure actually work to rid yourself of ailment?

Potentially: That depends on the condition. Acupressure has been used for thousands of years in the treamtent of both mental and physical conditions. ...Read more

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Is acupressure effective if you have nerve or tendon damage?

Is acupressure effective if you have nerve or tendon damage?

Yes: Acupuncture has been shown to help with pain. It can however not replace medical assessment and treatment. ...Read more

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