Acupressure Massage

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During this extended period of Stay-at-Home online classes, Xin Tian, a licensed acupuncturist and a Shen Long T’ai Chi Ch’uan student, continues to guide us through  acupressure massage exercises to supplement our daily T’ai Chi Ch’uan practices.

An Introduction to Acupressure: Answering Some Questions
General Guidance for Doing Acupressure

Consult your doctors and acupuncturist when you need medical
treatments. Acupressure DOES NOT replace any medical treatments.

Concentration
NEW: Constipation
Congestion, part 1
Congestion, part 2
Eyes–Tired Eyes
NEW: Indigestion and Heartburn
Sleep, part 1
Sleep, part 2
Stress, part 1
Stress, part 2
 NEW:  Throat–Sore Throat

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 mania 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.

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Introduction to Acupressure Massage: Answering some questions
Written introduction: Acupressure – Introduction

 

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General guidance for doing acupressure
Written instructions: Acupressure-General Guidance

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Concentration
Written instructions: Acupressure: Concentration


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Constipation and Bloat
Written instructions: Acupressure: Constipation
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Eyes, Acupressure for Tired Eyes
Written instructions: Acupressure: Eyes


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Indigestion and Heartburn
Written instructions: Acupressure-Indigestion and Heartburn
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Nasal Congestion, part 1
Written instructions: Acupressure: Nasal Congestion, part 1



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Nasal Congestion, part 2
Written instructions: Acupressure: Nasal Congestion, part 2:



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Sleep, part 1
Written instructions: Acupressure: Sleep, part 1



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Sleep, part 2
Written instructions: Acupressure: Sleep, part 2


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Stress, part 1
Written instructions: Acupressure: Stress, part 1

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Stress, part 2
Written instructions: Acupressure: Stress, part 2


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Sore Throat
Written Instructions: Acupressure: Sore Throat
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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.
Written instructions: Acupressure Heart Meridian



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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.
Written instructions: Acupressure: Large Intestine Meridian


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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.
Written instructions: Acupressure: Lung Channel


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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.

Written instructions: Acupressure: Pericardium Meridian


Small Intestine Meridian: These points are often used for clearing heat and reducing fever, especially malarial fever; treating mania 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.
Written instructions: Acupressure: Small Intestine Meridian



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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.
Written instructions: Acupressure: Triple Burner Meridian