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Relieve stuffy ears with these acupressure points.

Relieve Stuffy Ears With Acupressure Points

By Cindy Black / October 20, 2016 /

San Jiao acupoints for stuffy ears The San Jiao meridian begins on the fourth finger, travels up the arm and neck, then wraps closely around the ear before ending next to the eyebrow.  (See image below). 6 Acupressure points to relieve stuffy ears: San Jiao 3 San Jiao 17 San Jiao 18 San Jiao 19…

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Acupressure for low back pain

Acupressure for Low Back Pain: One Key Acupoint

By Cindy Black / September 22, 2016 /

Bladder 40 is used to relieve low back pain Bladder 40 is the Command Point of the back. Command Points are one of many categories of acupoints used in Chinese medicine. As the Command of the Back, Bladder 40 is an essential point to add into your sessions aimed at relieving low back pain. Regardless…

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Acupressure Points

How to Apply Pressure to Acupressure Points

By Cindy Black / July 7, 2016 /

How do I contact acupressure points? This is a great question! How to contact, press, or massage an acupressure point is one of the most common questions people ask me. Below is my protocol for working with acupressure (also known as acupoints, points, acupuncture points). 7 Steps for contacting acupressure points: Be centered, grounded, and connected…

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Tennis elbow acupressure

Tennis elbow acupressure point

By Cindy Black / June 9, 2016 /

Acupressure point for tennis elbow Tennis elbow will require more than just one acupressure point for complete healing. However, there is a key acupressure point for tennis elbow that you should know. Large Intestine 11 for tennis elbow Large Intestine 11 (LI 11) is located right where much of the pain from tennis elbow is…

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The Bladder meridian and the common symptoms it treats.

Bladder Meridian

By Cindy Black / May 26, 2016 /

By massaging the Bladder meridian and many of the points along the back, pain can be prevented, good posture is reinforced, and an overall sense of energy and vitality is sensed throughout the body-mind.

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Bladder points to relieve back pain

Relieve Back Pain with Acupressure Points

By Cindy Black / May 12, 2016 /

Bladder points on the sacrum help relieve back pain. The Bladder meridian runs down both sides of the back. Because of its location, points on the Bladder meridian are always used to relieve back pain. Acupressure points on the sacrum are great for relieving back pain! I get great results using these four Bladder acupoints…

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Acupoints that relieve shoulder pain

Shoulder pain – Acupressure points can help!

By Cindy Black / April 21, 2016 /

Shoulder pain is a challenge! I never realized how much I relied on my shoulders until I experienced limiting shoulder pain. Every little action with my hands created pain in my shoulder. There are many causes of shoulder pain. Fortunately, there are many acupressure points for relieving shoulder pain. Let me introduce you to two acupoints…

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San Jiao 5

Clear Heat with San Jiao 5

By Cindy Black / March 24, 2016 /

 San Jiao 5 is famous for clearing heat San Jiao 5 (SJ 5) is almost always included in sessions aimed at clearing heat. Let’s locate San Jiao 5: SJ 5 is on the back-side (posterior surface) of the forearm.  The San Jiao meridian runs down the center of the back of the forearm and ends on…

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Yin Tang

Relieve anxiety with Yin Tang

By Cindy Black / March 17, 2016 /

Yin Tang is used to relieve anxiety Yin Tang is an “extra point.” Extra points are a group of acupoints that are not located on meridians, so they are called “extra.” Yin Tang is located between the eyebrows. This point is often referred to as the “third eye” in other healing traditions. Gentle massage to Yin Tang…

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Bladder 23

Stay healthy with Bladder 23

By Cindy Black / February 11, 2016 /

Bladder 23 is the Kidney Shu Point The Back Shu points are known as the “Transporting” points. Activating these points “transports” Qi to the associated organ.  For every organ in the body, there is a corresponding Back Shu point. Use the Back Shu points to invigorate the Qi of any organ. Stay Healthy – Support…

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