In traditional Chinese medicine, it is believed that the body contains hundreds of connected points that, when pressure is applied to those points, can relieve a variety of physical problems.
This is the philosophy behind acupuncture, in which small needles are placed at these points after a detailed examination of every aspect of the patient's lifestyle. Acupressure works the same way, but with the placing of hands, elbows, or objects on those points.
It's more of an exacting type of massage, and we find that our patients respond quite positively to acupressure treatment for a variety of ailments, including:
Acupressure is a safe, non-invasive alternative to traditional medical treatments. If you'd like to explore the possibility of benefiting from acupressure, please don't hesitate to call us for an appointment.