Acupressure Therapy is highly effective for relieving muscular tension due to stress or as a result of an injury. This is true in all areas of the body, especially in the back.
In the video, you’ll learn two helpful points below the knee. They both prevent and reduce overall muscle stiffness and, in addition, boost muscle tone and overall vitality.
Other important points are located along either side of the spine and on the upper back. These points also help reduce muscle stiffness. Many people appreciate Acupressure’s ability to release the tightness of back tension, as in lower back pain and sciatica, for example.
To learn two self-care methods for the back — the Tennis Ball and Rock ‘n Roll techniques — here’s Back Pain Relief — Acupressure Points & Self-Healing Methods. This page has many other resources for you, and it will show you how to do an Acupressure Massage on the spinal Yu Points. You can get a free download of a chart showing these special Yu Points at the bottom of this page.
For healing injuries with Acupressure, see For Back, Knee & Ankle Pain from Injuries: Acupressure & Ice.
Acupressure, Shiatsu and Thai Massage are all helpful for healing injuries and relieving back pain. They can also be an effective adjunct to chiropractic treatment. By relaxing and toning the back muscles, Acupressure makes the spinal adjustments easier and more effective, and the chiropractic results last longer. In fact, Acupressure and chiropractic treatments were originally practiced together in ancient China.