is widely used in traditional Chinese medicine and various different
techniques have been developed as part of the evolution of Chinese
medicine in general. Acupressure can be used over general areas
of the body to promote the flow of Qi and blood through the meridian
system. This approach can be invaluable for minor channel disharmonies
involving a local stagnation of Qi and blood.
concentrates on applying pressure to specific acupunctural points
in order to achieve specific systemic changes in the body. In
this instance, different forms of pressure are applied depending
on whether the aim is to tonify, to reduce or to achieve a more
neutral, calming effect. The choice of points used in any acupressure
prescription will be based on a differential diagnosis resulting
from an exploration of the patterns of disharmony.
techniques can be used in conjunction with other approaches to
treatment in traditional Chinese medicine.
Acupuncture serves the Winnipeg, Manitoba area. Call the Nan Acupuncture
Clinic at (204)633-6195 to book an appointment for an Acupressure