Acupressure

Acupuncture is based on the theory that a life force called Qi (pronounced chee) flows through the body along certain channels, which if blocked can cause illness. According to the theory, the insertion of thin needles at precise locations along these channels by practitioners can unblock the flow of Qi, relieving pain and restoring health

Top Helpful Cases

 Healed
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Twenty-five years of running and being pulled along by two large dogs wore away my left hip joint. Scoliosis didn't help. I toughed it out for years with physical therapy and yoga, and finally had to have my hip totally replaced. I wasn't happy, but I got a great result and I can hardly remember it isn't mine, except when ...
 Healed
5 of 5 people found this helpful
Although I've had knee pain off and on for many years, ever since chipping a bone when I was 12, my knee never hurt enough to affect my activities. Then, in March of 2007 I tripped running up some stairs and hit the inside of my knee on the edge of a step. I was doing yoga at this time ...
 Healed
3 of 3 people found this helpful
I am 67 yeasr old and for over 15 years, I was a long distance runner (marathons and 10K races) and about 10 years ago converted to long distance bicycle riding. I had always prided myself on never having serious injuries, after putting so much stress on my legs. Then I started to notice that both of my knees would ...

Acupressure is Used For These Conditions

Area
Condition Average Result Healed Helped
a Lot
Helped
a Little
No Change Made Worse
All Conditions (average)
3.5
(20)
5 3 8 4
Back Lower (Lumbar)
Herniated Disk
3.0
4
Back Upper - Neck (Cervical)
Herniated Disc in Neck
3.0
1 2
General
Cumulative Trauma Disorder (CTD)
4.0
1
Head
Chronic Headache
3.0
2
Hip
Osteoarthritis
5.0
1
Hip
Ischial Tuberosity Syndrome
3.5
1 1
Knee
Pain
5.0
1
Knee
Medial Meniscus Tear
5.0
1
Knee
Lateral Meniscus Tear
4.0
1
Knee
Patello-Femoral Syndrome
2.5
1 1
Shoulder
Pain
3.5
1 1
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