Acupressure uses various massage techniques to activate and harmonise energy channels. It is good for muscular aches and pains, boosts circulation, increases total relaxation of the mind and body and improves the functions of both digestive and immune systems.
An ancient Chinese treatment using fine needles, moxibustion and cupping in conjunction with Traditional Chinese Medicine’s understanding of meridians and acupoints, their location and function, is designed to heal the body or relieve pain. Acupuncture concentrates on meridian points in the body to improve the flow of Qi (energy) and Xue (blood), which in turn has a result on the body’s organs as well as the mental and emotional state.
According to the WHO, the following diseases, symptoms or conditions for which acupuncture has been proved – through controlled trials—to be an effective treatment:
A non-invasive form of acupuncture that does not involve any equipment (fine needles/cupping) and is a more gentle form of energetic treatment used to assist healing, pain management and to improve energy flow in the body.
Acupressure is believed to improve the body’s circulatory, lymphatic, immune and hormonal systems. Overall, it’s used to boost the body’s natural ability to heal itself. Recent studies show that acupressure point manipulation can help a wide range of health problems including chronic pain (like headaches and backaches), PMS, sleeping difficulties and nausea. It’s also employed to encourage labour in pregnant women.