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Pain and Acupressure

Dr Naveen Visweswaraiah

Dr Naveen Visweswaraiah

  Indiranagar, Bengaluru     Feb 9, 2017

   1 min     

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Acupressure is a natural process that helps in achieving long-term relief from acute body pains and revives the body as a whole. Here are acupressure points to help you relieve common pains.

Headaches 

A problem that everybody suffers from at one point or the other, headaches can be a real pain that ruins your productivity. Try these acupressure points for quick relief from those headaches.

  • The fleshy area between the thumb and index finger
  • Between the 2nd and 3rd toe
  • Eyebrow tip
  • Thumb-width from the midpoint of eyebrows

Toothaches

Another common problem which could be due to cavities, infections etc. Acupressure can help bring you relief from those painful toothaches.

  • The fleshy area between the thumb and index finger
  • The muscle area that develops when you clench your teeth
  • Between the 2nd and 3rd toe
  • Point right below the cheekbone

Back pain

Bad posture and sedentary lifestyle with long hours of desk work result in acute back pain. Acupressure helps in treating muscle strains, sprains, arthritis and other reasons for back pain.

  • The fleshy area between the thumb and index finger
  • Between the 2nd and 3rd toe
  • The points on either side of the spinal cord on the lower back, the same area as the naval
  • Points thumb-width below the previous points
  • Right below your butt crease

Foot pain 

Could be a result of injury, fractures or an accidental sprain, foot pains can get very unbearable and stressful. Try these acupressure points for some relief.

  • Between the 2nd and 3rd toe
  • The fleshy area between the thumb and index finger
  • The center of the foot, right next to the ankle
  • Right behind the ankle joint

Knee pain

More common with age, arthritis and ligament tears are some of the common reasons for knee pain. Reduce the severity of knee pain and increase your mobility with acupressure.

  • The fleshy area between the thumb and index finger
  • Between the 2nd and 3rd toe
  • The center points at the pack of the knee joint
  • Midpoint at the top of the kneecaps
  • A point at the depression of the kneecap

 


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Jani J
Jani J |  November 27th, 2017

it is waste.......................

 |  November 13th, 2017

Dr sab mare Kane me pain rahata he