During this extended period of Stay-at-Home online classes, Xin Tian, a licensed acupuncturist and a Shen Long Tai Chi Chuan student, guided us through acupressure massage exercises to supplement our daily Tai Chi Chuan practices.
Consult your doctors and acupuncturist when you need medical treatments.
Acupressure DOES NOT replace any medical treatments.
Links to Specific Acupressure Massages for:
- Introduction to Acupressure
- General Guidance
- Arthritis, part 1
- Arthritis, part 2
- Arthritis, part 3
- Backache and Sciatica
- Congestion, part 1
- Congestion, part 2
- Elbow, part 1
- Elbow, part 2
- Eyes, Tired Eyes
- Foot and Ankle, part 1
- Foot and Ankle, part 2
- Hypertension, part 1
- Hypertension, part 2
Meridian massage focuses on improving and clearing blockages which can restrict the flow of Qi.
- Heart Meridian: These points are often used for treating pain of the chest and heart, and disorders of heart rhythm, such as palpitation; regulating and calming the spirit; treating disorders of tongue and speech, including loss of voice, stiffness of tongue, painful and swollen tongue; treating disorders of throat and eyes.
- Large Intestine Meridian: These points are often used for treating atrophy disorders and painful obstruction, hemiplegia and pain of all kinds, for example, relieve toothache of lower tooth, arm elbow shoulder pain, tennis elbow, etc.
- Lung Meridian: These points are often used for respiratory disorders, such as coughing, wheezing, asthma, and shortness of breath; nasal disorders; disorders of throat such as dryness, soreness, congestion, swelling, and pain.
- Pericardium Meridian: These points are often used for treating palpitation, irregular heart rhythm, disorder of the chest, disorder of the stomach, disorder of the lateral costal region, stagnation of Qi, treating febrile diseases, treating swelling and pain of axilla.
- Small Intestine Meridian: These points are often used for clearing heat and reducing fever, especially malarial fever; treating maniac disorder; cooling heat and fire and alleviating pain along the meridian in the arm, axilla, shoulder, scapula, neck, throat, jaw, mouth, teeth, tongue, nose, cheek, eyes, and ears.
- Triple Burner Meridian: These points are often used for reducing fever; benefiting the ears, treating tinnitus, deafness due to heat; clearing heat from eyes, neck, throat and tongue; treating side headache.
Arthritis, part 1
Written instructions-Arthritis 1
Arthritis, part 2
Written instructions-Arthritis 2
Arthritis, part 3
Written instructions-Arthritis 3
Backache and Sciatica
Written instructions-Backache and Sciatica
Congestion, part 2
Written instructions-Congestion 2
Elbow Pain, part 1
Written instructions-Elbow 1
Elbow Pain, part 2
Written instructions-Elbow 2
Eyes, Tired Eyes
Foot and Ankle, part 1
Written instructions-Foot and Ankle 1
Foot and Ankle, part 2
Written instructions-Foot and Ankle 2
Hypertension, part 1
Written instructions-Hypertension 1
Hypertension, part 2
Written instructions-Hypertension 2
Immune System, part 1
Written instructions-Immune 1
Immune System, part 2
Written instructions-Immune 2
Immune System, part 3
Written instructions-Immune 3
Immune System, part 4
Written instructions-Immune 4
Indigestion and Heartburn
Written instructions-Knee Pain
Written instructions-Leg Cramps
Sleep, part 1
Written instructions-Sleep 1
Sleep, part 2
Written instructions-Sleep 2
Written instructions-Sore Throat
Stress, part 1
Written instructions-Stress 1
Stress, part 2
Written instructions-Stress 2
Swelling/Water Retention, 1
Written instructions-Swelling 1
Swelling/Water Retention, 2
Written instructions-Swelling 2
Written instruction-Wrist Pain
Meridian massage focuses on improving and clearing blockages restricting the flow of Qi.
Written instructions-Heart Meridian
Written instructions-Large Intestine
Written instructions-Small Intestine
Written instructions-Triple Burner