Acupressure

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WHAT IS ACUPRESSURE

Acupressure is a traditional healing practice that involves applying pressure to specific points on the body, known as acupoints, to promote health and alleviate various symptoms. It is based on the principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and is believed to help balance the flow of energy, or “qi” (pronounced “chee”), within the body.

Acupressure involves targeting specific acupoints along meridians, which are pathways through which energy flows in the body according to TCM. There are hundreds of acupoints located along these meridians, each correspond to different organs, systems, or functions in the body.

If you believe that you can benefit from this type of treatment, make an appointment with Dr. Pesta in Centennial, CO.

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HOW DOES ACUPRESSURE WORK

Pressure is applied to acupoints using fingers, thumbs, palms, or specialized tools. The pressure can range from gentle to firm, and the duration of pressure application may vary depending on the technique and the individual’s response. The pressure applied to acupoints is intended to stimulate the flow of qi and promote balance within the body. It is believed that blockages or imbalances in qi can lead to various physical or emotional symptoms, and acupressure aims to address these imbalances.

Acupressure is thought to have a range of effects on the body, including pain relief, relaxation, stress reduction, improved circulation, and enhanced overall well-being. It is commonly used to alleviate symptoms such as headaches, muscle tension, nausea, insomnia, and anxiety.

 

CAN ACUPRESSURE HELP

Acupressure is often used as a complementary or integrative therapy alongside conventional medical treatments. It may be used to complement other holistic approaches such as acupuncture, massage therapy, and relaxation techniques. Integrative approaches can offer a more comprehensive approach to health and well-being.

While acupressure is generally considered safe, it’s essential for individuals to receive proper instruction and guidance, especially if they have underlying health conditions or are pregnant. Additionally, while acupressure may provide relief for some symptoms, it may not be effective for everyone, and it’s essential to consult with Dr. Pesta for a comprehensive evaluation and treatment plan in Centennial CO.

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