Discover the Surprising Health Benefits of These Back Massage Techniques And Pressure Points

Introduction Traditional Chinese massage therapy, such as Tui Na, follows the principles of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). It can be used to treat a wide range of ailments, as well as for prevention and health preservation. It works by improving the circulation of Qi and Xue (blood), regulating and promoting the good functioning of the […]

Find Your Zen with Back Massage Pressure Points for Stress Relief

The back is a highway of interconnected motor and autonomic nerves in the human body. This means that the back is both rich with acupressure points and capable of storing stress. In some cases, pent-up stress manifests as exhaustion, and at other times physical exhaustion of the back generates stress in the mind. Either way, […]

Acupuncture For Diaphragm Paralysis: All the Stats, Facts, and Data You’ll Ever Need to Know

The diaphragm is a long muscle that lies below the lungs and helps the expansion and contraction of the lungs during respiration. Diaphragm paralysis can be caused by different pathological mechanisms involving the lungs and the phrenic nerve, which innerves the diaphragm and is attached to the cervical spine. In TCM, diaphragm paralysis is given […]

8 Important Acupressure Points for Herniated Discs to Avoid Severe Pain

Herniated or bulging discs are a common cause of back, leg, and hip pain. The intervertebral disks serve as ligaments to hold the backbones together and as a cushion between the backbones. A herniated disc puts pressure on the spine’s nerves and muscles. If left untreated, herniated discs can cause severe nerve damage. Acupressure points […]

6 Acupressure Points For Mucus in The Throat: How To Remove Excess Mucus Naturally

Mucus helps protect the body against germs, bacteria, and other environmental pollutants present in the air. Mucus in the throat can occur as a result of an underlying health condition such as asthma, common cold, allergies, etc., or due to certain environmental factors such as dry air, low water intake, and smoking. In traditional Chinese […]

Acupuncture For Male Pattern Baldness. Everything You Need To Know

Male pattern baldness is a mostly genetic condition related to hormonal changes. Generally, it involves a receding hairline and thinning hair on the crown of the head. Over time, the hair becomes thinner and shorter, creating a horseshoe shape. As you get older, the hair follicles shrink and deteriorate, and eventually, no new hair grows […]

Acupuncture For Swollen Ankles: Best 7 Acupressure Points You Can Use At Home

Swollen ankles are common issues that may not cause you a lot of concern, especially if you’ve been standing in one place for a long time. However, certain swollen ankles are not normal and may be signs of serious health conditions. Whichever the case is, acupuncture for swollen ankles is a cure to all causes […]

Learn To Use An Acupuncture Pen For Gout

I take my acupuncture pen with me everywhere – and for good reason! Even I, an acupuncture pen enthusiast, am consistently taken aback by the incredible range of benefits the device holds. In fact, I recently discovered that you could use an acupuncture pen for gout! Gout can be a particularly painful condition that negatively […]

How To Use An Acupuncture Pen For Spinal Stenosis

In my time studying acupuncture and acupressure, I have come across many individuals suffering from spinal stenosis: a condition where the spinal canal, usually at the lower back, narrows and puts pressure on the surrounding nerves and spinal cord. Spinal stenosis is a painful and often limiting condition. However, the good news is that you […]

Best 6 Acupressure Points For Eye Floaters

Are you seeing stars? Cobwebs? Squiggly lines or threadlike strands that seem to slip away when you try to focus on them? Washing or wiping your eyes won’t help, for the shadows in your field of vision are reflections of microscopic fibers and wrinkles in the vitreous of the eye. Known as floaters, these pesky […]