Unlock the Healing Power of Acupressure for Your Stiff and Painful Neck
Do you often experience neck pain and stiffness after long hours of sitting in front of the computer or after a restless sleep? Do you want to relieve your neck pain and stiffness without using any medication? If your answer is yes, then acupressure might be the solution you are looking for! Acupressure is an ancient healing technique that uses finger pressure on specific points on the body to stimulate the body’s natural healing ability. In this article, we will discuss three magic acupressure points that can help you relieve your stiff and painful neck.
Pressure Point #1 - Gall Bladder 20 (GB20)
Pressure Point #2 - Gall Bladder 21 (GB21)
Pressure Point #3 - Governing Vessel 16 (GV16)
Deep Breathing Techniques
When applying acupressure to these points, it is important to hold the pressure for one minute and practice deep breathing simultaneously. Deep breathing helps you relax and enhances the effect of the acupressure. It is also important to apply sustained pressure on each point for about one minute, rather than applying quick and shallow pressure. If you use your hands and they get fatigued, shake it out, rest, and apply pressure again.
Incorporating these three acupressure points into your daily routine can help you relieve your neck pain and stiffness naturally. You can perform this routine 2-3 times per day or more often if you feel your neck and shoulders stiffening up. These acupressure points can also help relax your muscles, lubricate joints of the neck and shoulder, and naturally improve blood circulation.
Acupressure is a safe and effective way to relieve neck pain and stiffness without using medication. By incorporating these three magic acupressure points into your daily routine, you can experience the benefits of acupressure and improve your overall health. Don’t forget to subscribe to our EastWest Physiotherapy Burnaby Youtube channel for more great tips to help improve your health!
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