Apply deep, probing pressure with fingertip, knuckle or soft-pointed object, such as a pencil eraser.
Acupoint 17: SJ-15
On top of the shoulder, half way between the neck and the outside of the shoulder
TCM: Triple Warmer 15
Acupoint 27: (shoulder)
Slightly to the back of the muscle which goes from neck to shoulder, a little closer to the arm than to the neck
TCM: Not available
Bioenergy is the energetic principle of life, and can acupressure points for bioenergy can be helpful in ways more general than points for specific complaints and symtoms. Using these bioenergy points is directed at controlling the sensation of warmth, or put another way, combating sensations of being too cold. They can come in handy when confronted by chilly environmental conditions for the temporary relief of feeling too cold. You may also be interested in the other bioenergy points, for increasing energetic feelings
, controlling fear
, improving or reducing the effects of memory
, getting better sleep
, or cessation of smoking
If you have not found relief, try the same points on the opposite side of the body, or go back and try a related or similar symptom or body area. If you have not used acupressure before, please see the Instructions, then click the "Body Area" or "A-Z" tab and repeat.