Acupressure massage performed by a therapist can be very effective both as prevention and as a treatment for many health conditions, including headaches, general aches and pains, colds and flu, arthritis, allergies, asthma, nervous tension, menstrual cramps, sinus problems, sprains, tennis elbow, and toothaches, among others.
Medical experts agree that no one knows what causes rheumatoid arthritis, other autoimmune disorders, or chronic pain. They say there is no known cure or way to prevent Parkinson’s disease, ulcerative colitis, multiple sclerosis, osteoarthritis, or dozens of other illnesses.
Modern medicine doesn’t attempt to cure these conditions. Instead, it manages them for as long as possible with symptom-suppressing procedures and drugs. But a growing number of physicians, medical experts, and health care practitioners believe they know how these illnesses begin and progress. It’s not all in your head, they say – but it is in the muscles and organs that store past traumas. Releasing stored traumas releases the illness’s underlying cause and helps the body heal from the inside out. The method they use is EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) a do-it-yourself acupressure technique.
3. (Kd 3, Supreme Stream) Disorders of the bone and cartilage are related to the Kidney energy in traditional Chinese medicine. That's why, for osteoarthritis (which is a degenerative condition), it is beneficial to strengthen the Kidney energy. Kd 3 is considered the source point of the Kidney meridian.
Source: 'Acupressure treatment of osteoarthritis'
* 'Rheumatoid Arthritis'
* GoldBamboo is a health and wellness web site where users can explore content from alternative healing disciplines ("Eastern") side-by-side with information from conventional medical science ("Western"). There is a good compilation of posts and links at the site/
Link: 'Gold Bamboo'
* 'Natural Arthritis Medication.com' offers a free arthritis course! This 6 part course examines types of arthritis, managing pain safely, what to eat (and not to eat), the best exercise for arthritis, myths and legends etc.
Link: 'Sign up page'
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