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Move Qi, relieve pain

By Cindy Black / November 16, 2017 /

Relieving pain can be that simple. Qi (energy) is the basis of the physical structures of the body. When the Qi is plentiful and flowing, we experience ease of movement. Abundant and flowing Qi manifests as supple and toned muscles and flexible joints. Qi flows through pathways called meridians. Because Qi is energy, it is…

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woman with back pain

Relieve back pain using Master Points

By Cindy Black / May 4, 2017 /

Two points for back pain Small Intestine 3 and Bladder 62 used together are a great addition to any treatment for back pain. Both of these points are “Master Points.” Master Points are acupoints on meridians that regulate, or activate, the 8 Extraordinary Vessels. Let’s take a closer look at each of these points. Small…

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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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Bladder points on leg

4 Acupressure Points to Relieve Back Pain

By Cindy Black / January 23, 2014 /

Massage your calf to relieve back pain. The four points shown are all easy to locate and massage. Each point helps to relieve back pain, especially low back pain. These points are all on the Bladder Meridian. By focusing on these points, you help move the energy within the whole meridian. When the energy starts…

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woman with low back pain

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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