Acupressure vs Acupuncture at Our Encino Office
Drug-Free Treatment for Those Seeking Acupuncture Treatment Without the Use of Needles with Our Encino Acupuncturist
Acupressure can be just as effective as acupuncture without the use of needles, and is an excellent alternative for those who are afraid of needles or those who would prefer needle free treatment.
Acupressure can be performed using an acupressure machine or the gentle to firm finger touch of a licensed acupuncturist. By pressing or massaging the appropriate healing points the body's energy pathways are stimulated enhancing the body's life force energy (Chi or Qi) and opening the body's natural ability to heal.
Acupressure has been shown to be effective in reducing nausea and lessening labor, stress-related ailments and boosting the immune system. Acupressure releases muscular tension, increases and promotes circulation and reduces pain while opening the body's life force. Acupressure has also been used to stimulate the sexual reproductive system and detoxify the body.
By relieving stress through acupressure, the body is strengthened to fight disease and promote wellness. Specific conditions treated through acupressure include:
Chronic Muscular Pain
Trauma, and more.