Stomach 5 and Stomach 6

Stomach 5 and Stomach 6 Acupressure Points on the Jaw

By Cindy Black / January 21, 2016 /

Stomach 5 and Stomach 6 are used to relieve jaw tension. These two acupressure points are very close together. Differentiating Stomach 5 from Stomach 6 is simple once you understand a few details. Stomach 6 (ST 6) is located in the muscle belly of the masseter muscle (this is one of the powerful muscles used…

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TMJ relief

Acupressure points for TMJ

By Cindy Black / January 14, 2016 /

TMJ  Basics Clenching the teeth, a tight jaw, earaches and headaches can all be attributed to TMJ Syndrome. Let’s have a closer look at TMJ before diving into the acupoints that are indicated for relief. TMJ stands for Temporal Mandibular Joint. “Temporal Mandibular Joint” is the scientific name for “jaw joint.” The movable part of…

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