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Dr. Rick Kirschner Dr. Kirschner
General Practice
36 years in practice
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How do you use acupressure points for relieving various pains?

How do you use acupressure points for relieving various pains?

When you have pain: Explore painful area with your fingers, to find pain points (knots, tension) apply slow firm pressure at a 90 degree angle from the surface of your skin. There are over 400 acupressure points/trigger points in the body.

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Stammering (Definition)

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Dr. Neetu Ahluwalia Dr. Ahluwalia
Pain Management
16 years in practice
George Washington University Medical School
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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.

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Dr. JAYENDRA SHAH Dr. SHAH
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
55 years in practice
Gujarat University, B. J. Medical College
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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

Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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What does acupressure points liver 1, liver 2 and liver 3 do? What are their effects?

What does acupressure points liver 1, liver 2 and liver 3 do? What are their effects?

Liver 1, 2 & 3: Liver 1- moves Qi in gentalia, helps menstrual issues & decreases liver Qi stagnation symptoms (depression or low energy). Liver 2 - decreases liver heat rising (marked irritability) improves cold hands/feet (poor qi flow to extremities. Liver 3 – tonifies Yin, helps with premenstrual syndrome, dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea, genital swelling, anger, anxiety, insomnia etc.

Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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Is there any acupressure points to grow breast?

Is there any acupressure points to grow breast?

I am not aware: Of acupressure or acupuncture techniques that will cause your breasts to grow larger.

Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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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.

Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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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.

Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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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.

Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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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.

Dr. Marcel Hungs Dr. Hungs
Neurology
22 years in practice
Rheinisch-Westfalische Technical Academy at Aachen
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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.

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied Dr. Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
45 years in practice
University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine
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Does anyone know if there's an acupressure point to stop itching?

Does anyone know if there's an acupressure point to stop itching?

On the upper outer: Points (b) -- crooked pond location: on the top, outer end of the elbow crease. Benefits: relieves allergies, particularly inflamed skin disorders (such as hives and rashes), itching, and fevers.

Dr. Randy Baker Dr. Baker
Holistic Medicine
36 years in practice
University of Michigan Medical School
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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.

Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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Can you recommend acupressure points to relieve colon pain?

Can you recommend acupressure points to relieve colon pain?

Accupressure Points:: Http://www. Herbalshop. Com/Acupressure/Acupressure_13.html I am an acupuncturist - but acupuncture/ acupressure points are usually the same.

Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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What are the points in acupressure to reduce belly fat?

What are the points in acupressure to reduce belly fat?

Abdominal fat: I practice acupuncture (which uses similar points). I know of no way via acupuncture, acupressure or any method to preferentially lose abdominal fat (other than plastic surgery).

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Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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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.

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Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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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.

Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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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/.

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Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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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.

Dr. Pejman Katiraei Dr. Katiraei
Holistic Medicine
14 years in practice
Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific
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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.

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Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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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.

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