Thursday, 19 October 2017
How to Massage Your body's Pressure Points
Today, the hectic life with tight schedules and plans, back to back deadlines and meetings are leading to annoying aches and pain, stress, and most of us opt for the quick option of popping a painkiller, without caring think about the adverse effects that one can have in the future health wise. These drugs provide temporary pain relief, but old therapies such as Acupressure enhances strength to the body by stimulating particular sensitive regions or parts to offer a prolonged relief from pains and ailments. Keep your body from getting used to drugs.
A Neck pain, back pain, headache, and shoulder pain are some of the most common , chronic issues in the modern times and the largest percentage of the population is suffering from one of the ailments mentioned. It is advisable to engage long-term cure or treatment for any problem, be it a minor or a major one because it aids in curing the body. This is easily achieved by solely adopting to non-artificial treatment process like Acupressure which works by reviving the whole body and enhances in the process of curing acute pains and diseases.
Massaging the pressure points of the human body is generally therapeutic and pleasurable. Massaging the joints will help in improving blood circulation, relieving pain, and channeling the flow and distribution of energy throughout the body. There are numerous pressure points all over the human body. They are mostly found in tender tissues adjacent to the bundles of joints and nerves. The pressure points require being manipulated carefully and gradually. Pain and injury can be experienced as a result of too much pressure.
For Lower Back Pain
Massage the pressure joints along the both sides of the backbone/spine. The muscles along the spine have pressure points starting from the base of the skull all the way down to the pelvis. Apply a considerable amount of pressure directly into the body at approximately one inch on each side of the backbone. Medical personnel recommends that you should not apply pressure to the spine itself directly.
Ridge of neck
Release the tension from the body by applying pressure to the edge of the neck. This area consists of the slopping muscles descending from the both sides of your neck down to your shoulders. Along the top of this ridge, the pressure joints are found here. Move or run your fingers up and down from the neck to the shoulders repeatedly.
Using the thumb and your index finger, pinch the Achilles tendon gently between the two fingers. Achilles tendon refers to that ridge that runs from the calf to your heel. You need to exercise utmost care when carrying out the activity since the Achilles tendon is highly sensitive. Stress will be relieved in the lower body with a light pressure.
Sole of foot
The ball of the foot is the rounded area on the lower side of the foot. The area is behind the big toe before the foot arches upward. Applying some force to the pressure point just behind the ball of the foot and also to the bottom of the heel and below each of the toes can help alleviate pain in the feet.
There is a pressure joint in the web of the hand. The muscle is located between the index finger and the thumb. This pressure point offers relief to pain and any kind of body ache through the entire body, precisely the headaches.
You can trace a line from your smallest finger down to the folding of your wrist. Be sure to locate a pressure point right along this region. Another can be found on the wrist folding straight under the index finger. Applying some force to these joints makes your fingers to tingle and release tension.
For Sinus Pain
First and foremost sinus pressure and pain is relieved right between the eyebrows. Using the thumb or the index finger, apply pressure on this region in a circular motion for about five seconds. The second pressure point is at the temples; use the similar circular moves as before. A third move is the tracing of the fingers from your temples to the sides of the nostrils. Apply pressure on this part in a circular motion for five seconds. Medical practitioners recommend following this pressure as a technique for each of the pressure point, maintaining the pressure stable but not painful.
Earache is a prevalent problem exhibited in children, but in some instances, mature people are also affected. The pain is usually dull, sharp, burning, or throbbing according to the cause. There are numerous reasons which can cause earaches such as sinus, sore throat, infection, ear wax buildup, and change in pressure. Regardless of the cause, applying pressure heals and soothes the pain with the concentration on the focused pressure points.
The Earache pressure points involve four pressure points:
Point 1–The first point rests on the area between the index finger and the thumb.
Point 2– The point located adjacent to the ear, on a structure known as Tragus. Point near the ear
Point 3– The pressure joint is positioned above the eye point 2.point upper ear
Point 4– The are is found adjacent to the outer corner of the eye. Point near eye corner
This is one major pain that has proved to trouble almost everybody at a time in their lives. The known causes of a toothache include grinding teeth, abscessed tooth, and tooth decay. A toothache is mostly followed by various other symptoms like swelling of gums, pain, and fever. A long lasting pain alleviation from painful situation is achieved Acupressure procedures. The acupressure cure for A toothache includes four pressure points.
Point 1– This point is found in between the index finger and the thumb. Chest pain point 1
Point 2– if you clench your teeth you’ll feel an oblique tissue on the cheek lower region. Point on jaw
Point 3– The point lays in the region between the 3rd and the 2nd toes. This is also the pressure point for a headache
Point 4– The point lies just below the cheekbone
Finally, the above mentioned pressure points to massage will help in alleviation of acute pains. The massaging also helps in the relaxation of the body parts.