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How can an acupressure massage cause a stuffy nose and sinus pain?

How can  an acupressure massage cause a stuffy nose and sinus pain?

Head position?: I have not seen cases where acupuncture or acupressure have caused this type of problem. However, if a person is lying on their abdomen on a regular exam table with face cradled in arms - it can exacerbate sense of congestion. Both acupressure and acupuncture treatments can help sinus pain & congestion. ...Read more

Dr. Krishna Kumar
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Sinus (Definition)

In anatomy, a sinus is a cavity within a bone or other tissue. Most commonly found in the bones of the face and connecting with the nasal cavities. Sinus (anatomy), description of the general term paranasal sinuses, air cavities in the cranial bones, especially those near the nose, including: the maxillary sinuses, also called the maxillary antra and the largest of the ...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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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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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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Where can I get acupressure wrist bands ?

Where can I get acupressure wrist bands ?

Many locations: One brand, psibands, are available at many pharmacies, whole foods, rei, toysrus etc: http://www.Psibands.Com/retailers. Another brand, sea-band, is also available at many pharmacies: http://www.Sea-band.Com/ both are also available on-line... ...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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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more