Acupressure is a non invasive, drugless healing therapy which treats the sickness by removing the energy blocks and balancing the energy flow in the body by applying pressure on sickness specific points called ‘accupoints’. A form of touch therapy that utilizes the principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine , Acupressure is a lot like Acupuncture .
The same pressure points are used in both systems. Acupressure is based on the theory that all organs, glands and nervous system are reflected in hands and feet at certain fixed locations. In Acupressure, the practitioner makes use of the finger tips to apply pressure. Side-effects of medicines and costly medical treatment remained a matter of concern for most of people.
Acupressure is a traditional therapy which is in practice for more than 2500 years. Acupressure is used as a treatment by message therapists and acupuncturists. It has references in many traditional medicines like Traditional Chinese Medicine and Ayurveda.