Acupressure Milford CT
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Monday 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Acupressure, Acupuncture, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Personal Injury
East Haven, CT
Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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, Mobile Chiropractic Care, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy
Alternative Medicine, Cardiovascular, Chronic disease, Acupuncture, Detoxification
Medical School: University of Bridgeport College of Naturopathic Medicine, 2003
Languages Spoken: English
New Haven, CT
West Haven, CT
All callers are entitled to a No-Charge 30 minute Consultation.
Monday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Thursday 2:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury
Acupressure, Acupuncture, Ayurveda, Chiropractors, Colon Therapy, Herbology, Homeopathy, Integrative Medicine, Kinesiology, Massage Therapy, Naturopathy, Nutrition, Physical / Exercise Therapy, Reflexology, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Water Therapy
Naturopathic Medical Center
Acupuncture Center of Westport
Acupuncture, Nationally certified in Acupuncture Facial Rejuvenation.
Medical School: Tri-State College of Acupuncture,
Member Organizations: President of the Connecticut Society of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (CSAOM), Acupuncture Society of New York (ASNY)
Rader Chiropractic and Acupuncture Center
Black Rock Holistic Health Center
Specialties & Therapies
Therapies : Acupuncture, Cranio Sacral Therapy, Physical Manipulation
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...