The Acupressure Treatment is best for chronic pain relief
What is acu-pressure massage?
Acupressure, not to be confused with acupuncture, is the application of the Theory of Chinese Medicine through the use of hands and fingers. It is the embodiment of theories such as:
- Yin and Yang
- Zhang(Yin) and Fu(Yang) organs
- Vital Substances(Blood, Qi, Jing, Jin Ye)
- 5 Elements(Metal, Water, Earth, Wood, Fire)
It is believed that Qi, or life force, flows through our bodies and when our Qi is interrupted or blocked, illness(es) will occur. The flow of Qi can be restored through the application of direct pressure on certain points along the meridian.
This treatment is good for chronic or acute pains and aches. Its benefits extends to any of the following:
- Headaches(Migraines or Tension Headaches)
- Chronic back pain(Low back and upper back)
- Arthritis(Inflammation of joints) relief
This massage will use some of the following techniques:
- Tui Na
- Tit Da(Trauma Treatment)
- Finger pressure(Also known as Shiatsu in Japanese)
What to expect
Where will the session be?
- Huang's Health has 3 different locations that will be determined upon making an appointment.
How should I dress?
- You will come fully clothed, but will have to undress once the therapist leaves the session room.
- The therapist will not be present when you undress.
What will be massaged?
- The focus of the massage will be determined by the pain you are experiencing.
- It will be a full body massage excluding the genitals(penis and/or vagina) and the breasts.
- You may choose to opt out or list any areas you do not want massaged when filling out the form.
How long will the session last?
- The length of time will be determined upon making the appointment.
- The options are 60min(1hour), 90min(1.5hours), or 120min(2hours) depending on the availability of the therapist
What are the benefits?
- Improved health
- Pain, Tension, and Stress relief
- Chronic and Acute pains and aches
- Arthritis or Joint relief
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Sciatica or Piriformis Syndrome
- "TOS" or Thoracic Outlet Syndrome