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Acupressure is similar to acupuncture where certain pressure points and meridians are stimulated to correspond with specific ailments or diseases, except gentle-to- firm finger pressure is applied instead of acupuncture needles. 


Acupressure was developed in Asia over 5,000 years ago and continues to be an effective therapy for many ailments. Just like massage, acupressure stimulates the body’s natural immune response, which creates improved circulation to the corresponding areas by releasing muscular tension and enhancing the body’s life force energy to aid healing.

Best uses for accupressure:

  • with children and babies

  • those with needle sensitivity