Acupressure Apache Junction AZ

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Haynes Chiropractic
(480) 428-8854
19035 E San Tan Blvd, Suite 110
Queen Creek, AZ
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Call today for half off the consultation!
Hours
Monday 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Tuesday 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Thursday 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Massage Therapy, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Progressive Chiropractic
(480) 331-7914
2373 East Baseline Rd.
Gilbert, AZ
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$19 for a complete Chiropractic, Orthopedic and Neurological examination including X-rays! (A $260 value) plus a 50% off massage coupon
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Tuesday 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Thursday 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupressure, Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Laser Therapy, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Massage Therapy, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Gunderman William J DC Fiama
(480) 987-0585
20231 E Ocotillo Rd Ste 1
Queen Creek, AZ
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Acupuncturist

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Advanced Cardiac Specialists
(480) 892-2800
4838 E Baseline Rd Ste 110
Mesa, AZ
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Acupuncturist, Osteopath (DO)

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Chinwah Hezekiah U Md
(480) 892-2800
4838 E Baseline Rd
Mesa, AZ
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Acupuncturist, Osteopath (DO), Physical Therapist

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Las Sendas Spine Institute
(480) 818-9937
3654 N Power Rd
Mesa, AZ
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Complimentary consultation and examination to determine if you are a candidate for our services.
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupressure, Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Laser Therapy, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Massage Therapy, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Queen Creek Chiropractic
(480) 987-0585
20231 E Ocotillo Rd
Queen Creek, AZ
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Acupuncturist

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Huashing Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine , LLC
(480) 755-0530
1394 E Bluebird Dr
Gilbert, AZ
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Acupuncturist

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Aztec Chiropractic Clinic
(480) 830-7300
1423 S Higley Rd
Mesa, AZ
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Acupuncturist, Psychologist

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Biggs Chiropractic
(480) 985-3334
3617 E Southern Ave Ste 8
Mesa, AZ
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Acupuncturist

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Acupressure, Let Your Fingers do the Walking

Written by Jeff Behar, MS, MBA   

Acupressure is an ancient healing art that uses the fingers to press key points on the surface of the skin to stimulate the body's natural self-curative abilities. When these points are pressed, they release muscular tension and promote the circulation of blood and the body's life force to aid healing.

Acupressure vs. Acupuncture 

Acupuncture and acupressure use the same points, but acupuncture employs needles, while acupressure uses the gentle but firm pressure of hands (and even feet).

There is a massive amount of scientific data that demonstrates why and how acupuncture is effective. But acupressure, the older of the two traditions, was neglected after the Chinese developed more technological methods for stimulating points with needles and electricity.

Both acupuncture and acupressure are used to stimulate what Chinese medical practitioners call chi—the body’s most basic healing energy. The main advantage of acupressure is that is the most effective method for self-treatment of tension-related ailments, and can be done just about anywhere with no special equipment required —all you need are your hands, a little knowledge and some time. It’s also cheap—free, in fact, once you’ve learned the basics. And it’s simple and safe. If you use common sense, the only thing you can do wrong is be a little too vigorous.

Many American physicians and health professionals say that both of these techniques are powerful methods for pain relief and disease treatment.

Common Uses of Acupressure

Acupressure is a very effective technique for relieving everyday aches, pains and stress. Common ailments acupressure is said to help include:

  • back pain
  • eye strain
  • headaches
  • insomnia
  • neck pain or stiffness
  • menstrual pain
  • sinus pain
  • ulcer pain
Acupressure can also reduce the pain of tendon injuries, and alleviate constipation and other digestive problems. 

History of Acupressure

Acupressure is the older, original technique, a Chinese home remedy that gave rise to the more “technological” approach of acupuncture. 

The basic human impulses—to touch, to heal—were combined in China with the principles of traditional Chinese medicine, which has as its original text the nearly 4,000-year-old Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Internal Medicine. In that text, and over the next two millennia, Chinese doctors discovered a system of channels and points on the body that, if correctly touched or stimulated, would relieve pain and speed healing. 

The traditional Chinese doctors said these channels, called meridians, were the invisible wires that conducted the body’s chi, or energy. If these channels were disturbed—if the energy flowing through them was too slow or...

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