Massage types

Acupressure in Chciago

Acupressure Stimulates Natural Self Healing Abilities

Acupressure is a traditional Chinese medicine therapy where the fingers and other parts of the body are used to skillfully apply a pressure to key points of the human body and this way stimulate its natural self healing abilities. The difference between acupuncture and acupressure is the use of needles in the first case, otherwise both rely on the same key points.

Massage Therapy Chicago's acupressure is beneficial in the treatment of pain, headaches, migraines, toothache, dizziness, depression, digestive disorders including diarrhea and constipation, nausea, morning sickness, motion sickness, insomnia, menstrual pain, stress and tiredness.

Acupressure is similar to traditional massage techniques. Points on the body are massaged using finger or thumb, and possibly a blunt object, in a rapid circular motion with a medium pressure. Massages could last between five and fifteen minutes.

Acupressure techniques Massage therapy Chciago uses are: kneading, rubbing, percussion and vibration. Fingers, hands, elbows, knees and feet are often used to massage other parts of the body.