Acupressure Auburndale FL
Free Spinal exam for new patients only. ($89 value)
Monday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Massage Therapy, Personal Injury
Winter Haven, FL
Winter Haven, FL
X-Rays are no charge (if nec.). Just mention this ad.
Disclaimer: the patient and any other person responsible for payment has a right to refuse to pay, cancel payment for any other service, examination, or treatment that is performed as a result
Monday 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury
Winter Haven, FL
Winter Haven, FL
Plant City, FL
Pembroke Pines, FL
Consultation, Exam and up to 2 x-rays
(if necessary) plus therapy and adjustment for only $50.
The patient and any other person responsible has the right to refuse to pay, cancel, or be reimbursed for payment for any service, examination or care wh
Monday 8:30 AM - 6:15 PM
Tuesday 2:00 PM - 6:15 PM
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 6:15 PM
Thursday 2:00 PM - 6:15 PM
Friday 8:30 AM - 6:15 PM
Saturday 8:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, 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
New patients receive a complimentary 15 minute chair massage for contacting us through this website.
Monday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Laser Therapy, 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, Mobile Chiropractic Care, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury
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:
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...