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Relieve Low Back Pain with Meridian Massage

By Cindy Black / March 3, 2013 /

The Bladder meridian is the key to relieving low back pain with Meridian Massage. The Urinary Bladder (UB)  meridian travels along the entire back, through the sacrum, across the buttocks, down the hamstrings and gastrocnemius (calf) muscles, and along the lateral (outside) edge of the foot ending on the 5th toe (see picture below). Whenever there is a concern…

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Acupressure Points for Balancing Fire and Water

By Cindy Black / February 21, 2013 /

Chinese Medicine offers western holistic medical practitioners a wonderful way to explore health and vitality. At its simplest level, Chinese Medicine is focused on balancing Yin and Yang. Acupressure is a technique often used within Meridian Massage. Yin and Yang are the two fundamental aspects of all creation: thoughts, material objects, emotions, plants, humans, business…

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Headache Acupoint, LI 4

By Cindy Black / January 26, 2013 /

Large Intestine 4 is known as the “headache acupoint.”  Squeeze Large Intestine 4 (LI 4) quite strongly to relieve headaches. In some cases, it also helps to relieve toothache pain. All of the acupoints have names. The numbering system was created long after the original names were given to points. LI 4 is known as Hegu,…

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5 Points to Relieve Headaches

By Cindy Black / December 6, 2010 /

Chinese Medicine brilliantly points out that there are many different types of headaches. Here are 5 points to relieve headaches. It’s easy and effective to massage the associated points, even without diagnosing the type of headache your client is suffering from. Work each one of these points until your client says, “Wow, I feel so…

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