is an ancient healing art developed in Asia over 5,000 years
ago that uses the fingers to press key points on the surface
of the skin to stimulate the body's natural self-curative
When these points are pressed, they release muscular tension
and promote the circulation of blood and the body's life force
energy to aid healing. Acupuncture and acupressure
use the same points, but acupuncture employs needles, while
acupressure uses gentle but firm pressure.
Advantages of using Acupressure
maintaining good health.
healing touch of acupressure reduces tension, increases
circulation, and enables the body to relax deeply. By relieving
stress, acupressure strengthens resistance to disease and
Points (same to Acupuncture):