A Method Of Relieving Pain Or Curing illness By Pressing On Particular Points On A Person's Body With The Fingertips Or Thumbs.
Acupressure is used to treat a range of conditions and disorders; it helps an individual in the management of stress in addition to offering relief from physical strain such as muscular distress or arthritic spasms. It is especially competent in relieving discomfort, which is mainly responsible for causing distress in patients. Owing to the absence of any particular care or therapy in conventional allopathic medicines the patient has to rely on powerful multipotent medicines, which are likely to have damaging side effects. In most Asian countries, acupressure therapy is used to control pain by an increasing number of conventional doctors in the hospitals. Most anesthetists and doctors have discovered the many benefits of acupuncture and acupressure as a program to lower the pain in an individual. Due to lasting effects of acupressure therapy, this particular treatment has found favor among patients suffering from spondylitis, arthritis, muscular pain in the arm and neck, frozen shoulders, unexplained backaches, slipped disc, osteoarthritis and other disorders of the tissues, bones, joints and muscles.
Acupressure therapy is also used to relieve pain and discomfort related to or caused by sports and athletics. But most acupressure therapists are of the belief that acupressure massage therapy must be used as a primary line of treatment for locomotive disorders. According to recent studies, acupressure therapy has shown remarkable results in treating neurological disorders such as paralysis of the face, migraine headaches, partial paralysis, peripheral neurological disorders, epilepsy, vertigo, multiple sclerosis, muscular and diseases of the nervous system etc. in addition to the numerous benefits it offers to neuromuscular disorders, acupressure massage therapy is also highly beneficial in easing stressed and stiff limbs especially among patients were partially disabled. One of the best features of acupressure massage therapy is that it is not restricted to any particular gender or group and can be used to treat patients with a wide range of disorders and conditions primarily due to the gentle manner and style of the therapy used in stimulating the healing recess in the body.
Acupressure therapy for Children have found much favor due to the positive response it has evoked in children and most importantly for its usefulness in treating conditions such as stress, sleeplessness, congestion of the chest due to cold or flu, bed wetting and constipation.
Interestingly, acupressure massage therapy has also greatly helped Women's causes such as postmenstrual trauma, menopause and pregnancy by alleviating the symptoms of these conditions like irritability, pains during periods; mood swings hot flushes and back pain, nausea and much more.