Acupressure is a Chinese massage technique based on the principles of acupuncture, using fingers or knuckles pressure on specific points along the body. It is a unique technique of releasing the blockage of energy in the body. The acupoints consist the meridian pathways that carry energy in the body. When circulation of the body is low, it will cause the accumulation of toxins, which cause stiffness throughout the body. And then it causes energy blocked and makes muscle tight. Therefore, the reflection on the body is some points along the meridian are sore when touched. Thus, releasing these points of certain meridians can help good circulation and heal the pain of muscle.
There are 14 main meridians around our body. Each meridian is related to our inner organs. When some organs are unbalanced, the reaction of related mandarins are tight or painful when touched. Massage these meridians are not only help releasing muscle but also help the rebalance of organs. So, acupressure is to stimulate the various points on the body to release toxins accumulated in our body and to regenerate body’s recuperative power.
Acupressure can help alleviate ailments such as tension, stress, tiredness, aches, pains, menstrual cramps, migrant, insomnia, dizziness, digestive disorders, and arthritis. Acupressure can also be used for general preventative health care.