Acupressure Leander TX

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Creating Wellness Chiropractic
(512) 772-2260
13376 Research Blvd. Ste 210
Austin, TX
Promotion
New Patient Consultation, Examination and (2) X-rays.

$79 ($159 Value). Must Mention Offer!
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Laser Therapy, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Pain Management, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Live Oak Chiropractic
(512) 774-6330
7212 W Highway 71 # B
Austin, TX
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday 9:00 AM - 6:00 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, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Dr. James E. Miles, FAM, CTN, ND
(512) 868-9867
1811 N. Austin Avenue, Suite 203
Georgetown, TX
Specialty
Acupressure, Ayurveda, Chelation Therapy, Craniosacral Therapy, EFT / TFT, Energy Healing, Healing Touch, Herbology, Homeopathy, Iridology, Kinesiology, Life Coaching, Massage Therapy, Medical Intuitive, Naturopathy, Nutrition, Reflexology, Therapeutic Touch, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Wellness Centers

Acupuncture Clinic ELIM at Austin
(512) 342-9125
3410 Far West Blvd, Suite # 301
Austin, TX
Specialty
Acupuncture

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Dianne Duncan
(512) 734-9800
5609 B Adams Ave
Austin, TX
Company
Quan Yin Center for Compassionate Healing
Industry
Acupuncturist, Herbalist
Specialties & Therapies
Therapies : Acupuncture, Auriculotherapy

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Living Healthy Chiropractic
(512) 379-7058
11754 Jollyville Rd
Austin, TX
Hours
Monday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday 24 Hours
Sunday 24 Hours
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, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Academy of Oriental Medicine at Austin
512-371-3738, 512-467-0370
2700 W. Anderson Ln. #512
Austin, TX
Specialty
Acupressure, Acupuncture, Chiropractors, Herbology, Integrative Medicine, Meditation, Nutrition, Qi Gong, Reflexology, Tai Chi, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Tui Na
Associated Hospitals
Student Clinic and Professional Clinic

Acupuncture Medical Centre
(512) 336-7424
11673 Jollyville Rd. Ste. 201
Austin, TX
Specialty
Acupuncture

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Academy of Oriental Medicine at Austin
(800) 824-9987
2700 W. Anderson Lane Ste. 204
Austin, TX
Specialty
Acupuncture

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Justin Phillips
(512) 343-6223
911 38th St. 200T
Austin, TX
Company
Stonegate Wellness
Industry
Acupuncturist, Herbalist, Meditation Instructor
Specialties & Therapies
Specialties : Anxiety, Depression, Eating Disorders, Hypertension, Pain

Therapies : Acupuncture, Cupping, Facial Rejuvenation, Gua Sha, Herbal Medicine, Moxibustion, Qi Gong, Shiatsu, T'ai Chi Ch'uan, Tongue and Pulse Diagnosis, Zang Fu Theory, Chinese Herbs, Pain Management, Sports Medicine, Mental Health

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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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