Acupressure Garfield NJ

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Scott Bensky, DC
(201) 212-5153
380 N. Midland Ave.
Saddle Brook, NJ
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Hours
Monday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Tuesday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Saturday 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupuncture, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Massage Therapy, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

George Papaleonardos DC
(201) 205-2570
1195 Main Ave
Clifton, NJ
Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday Closed
Saturday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
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

Fair Lawn
(201) 530-6950
9-02 Saddle River Rd
Fair Lawn, NJ
Hours
Monday 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Tuesday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Thursday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Saturday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Sunday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Services
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, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Little Ferry Sports, Spine & Rehab Center
(201) 482-6358
167 Washington Ave
Little Ferry, NJ
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Free in-office consultation with Chiropractor or Physical Therapist, mention this ad.
Hours
Monday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Thursday Closed
Friday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Laser Therapy, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Massage Therapy, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Glen Rock Chiropractic Center
(201) 957-0431
885 Lincoln Ave
Glen Rock, NJ
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Sunday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Services
Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Family Chiropractic & Spinal Health Care Center
(201) 677-8961
110 Passaic Avenue
Passaic, NJ
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Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
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, Massage Therapy, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Family Chiropractic Center
(201) 540-2256
186 Paterson Ave
East Rutherford, NJ
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupuncture, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Atlas Chiropractic & Rehabilitation Center
(973) 594-6990
1040 Clifton Ave
Clifton, NJ
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$49 examination ($100 value. X-rays not included). Please mention this ad.

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Hours
Monday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Tuesday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Nutley Chiropractic Group
(973) 933-6296
591 Franklin Ave
Nutley, NJ
Hours
Monday 3:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Tuesday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday 3:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Thursday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday 3:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Saturday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Sunday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Services
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

Essex County Chiropractic Center
(973) 798-8714
625 Joralemon St
Belleville, NJ
Hours
Monday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Tuesday 3:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Thursday Closed
Friday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, 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

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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