By: Janet Eastwood Acupuncture  04/05/2011
Keywords: acupressure

Acupressure is stimulation used on acupuncture points when it is either difficult or contraindicated to use acupuncture needles.
People who are frightened or anxious about the use of needles may benefit from acupressure, which is a safe, non-invasive technique which can be taught for self application.
It is extremely useful in supporting women during childbirth and can be taught to a birth partner.
it is also useful for the treatment of children or those suffering from ADHD or similar problems where needle insertion would be distressing.

Keywords: acupressure

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