Accupressure applies gentle pressure to precise points on the body. Acupressure balances the body’s opposing forces of negative “Yin” and positive “Yang” energy and not only treats the entire body structure, but also seeks to balance the mind and spirit. Practitioners access acupressure points using variable pressure that is applied with the fingers, hands, arms and may also include massage. Sessions typically last anywhere from 45 to 90 minutes and are often combined with other massage therapy to enhance the experience of our clients.
Relief for a Range Of Health Conditions
Although scientific research into the health benefits of acupressure treatments vary, acupressure recipients regularly report significant relief and positive results from a variety of health conditions that range from preventing nausea following chemotherapy treatments in cancer patients, to alleviating chronic depression and anxiety disorders. Treatments have also provided relief for many ailments including:
- Nervous disorders
- Migraine headaches
- Generalized physical pain
- Menstrual cramps
- Sports injuries
- Acute pain (toothaches, sprains etc.)
Did you know?
In China, acupressure is frequently used as a drug and surgery free beauty treatment to enhance facial muscle tone and improve the overall condition and appearance of the skin. Acupressure points are also used to alleviate certain forms sexual dysfunction.