Acupressure is an ancient healing system for treating body ailments by applying pressure on specific points present on hands, legs, face and other body parts. These points are called as reflex centers, which become highly sensitive in diseased condition. By applying pressure on these centers, energy is released which fights for the disease, there by releasing the symptoms.
Acupressure was developed in Asia over 5,000 years ago. Using the power and sensitivity of the hand, Acupressure Therapy is effective in the relief of stress-related ailments, and is ideal for self-treatment and preventive health care for boosting the immune system. Acupressure is an alternative medicine technique based on the concept of life energy which flows through "meridians" in the body. In treatment, physical pressure is applied to acupuncture points with the aim of clearing blockages in these meridians.
Acupressure releases tension, increases circulation, reduces pain, and develops spirituality and vibrant health, besides being a very safe and natural treatment method with no side effects.