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Acupressure vs. Shiatsu

There has always been a constant debate and comparison when it comes to two similar practices which are acupressure and Shiatsu. People are not able to distinguish between the procedures and hence end up mixing both of them. It is true that both of the techniques involve applying pressure on the pressure points but they […]

The Various Points of Comparison Between Acupressure and Reflexology

Reflexology and acupressure are both pressure point bodywork modalities but are different from one another. They are both ancient practices that were used by our ancestors as body touch forms of healing but are still widely used in many cultures and countries.  A lot of people cannot tell the differences between the two and confuse […]

Acupressure for Eyes: Know the Pressure Points

Acupressure as a healing procedure has become quite popular and people are even considering this process for healing problems related to the eyes. It is believed in ancient Asian learning that the skin has some potent points that are known as juncture and carry energy to the body. In the western world too, these points […]

Acupuncture vs. Acupressure: A Brief Consideration

Acupuncture and acupressure are both a part of the traditional Chinese medicines, that is, both these treatment kinds flow from same roots. The debate about acupuncture vs. acupressure stems from the fact that both the practices are based on same beliefs. The belief that a disease or a symptom that occurs in the human body […]

Acupressure – A Cure for Dementia

What is Dementia? It is a chronic disorder of the mental processes that is caused by brain disease or injury and is marked by memory disorders, personality changes, and impaired reasoning. Some of you may refer to it as mental illness, madness, insanity, derangement, or even lunacy. But these are symptoms of dementia and not […]

Self Treatment With Common Points of Acupressure

Acupressure is one of the healing techniques that have achieved great acclaim from all parts of the world and the best part is that you can do it yourself within the comforts of your home. You have to apply pressure on certain points of the body with your fingers. This not only reduces the symptoms […]

What Is Thermal Acupressure and What Are Thermal Acupressure Therapy Side Effects?

The concept of thermal acupressure is gaining popularity in recent times so it is only natural that one wants to find out about thermal acupressure therapy side effects if any. Most of us know that acupressure (sometimes referred to as Tuina or Tui Na) is the ancient traditional Chinese medicine therapy that uses the bare […]

How to Perform Maternity Acupressure

Acupressure is a technique which activates specific energy points on the body to facilitate healing. It has its roots in Traditional Chinese Medicine, or TCM, and is based on the concept that there are numerous channels of energy throughout the body called meridians. These meridians may become either blocked or over-stimulated, resulting in pain or […]