Apply deep, probing pressure with fingertip, knuckle or soft-pointed object, such as a pencil eraser.
In the depression just behind the outer anklebone
TCM: Bladder 60
One palm width below the navel; another point with similar effects can be found two thumb widths below this one
TCM: Conception Vessel 6 (upper) and 4 (lower)
One palm width above the tip of the inner anklebone, on the back of the shinbone; often used in combination with acupoint #6
TCM: Spleen 6
Two thumb widths from the largest crease on the inside wrist; the point is between the tendons in the middle of the wrist
TCM: Pericardium 6
On the middle finger, just above the nail, on the side closest to the thumb
TCM: Pericardium 9
Two thumb widths on either side of the spine, where the base of the skull meets the neck
TCM: Gallbladder 20
Just above where the big toe and the second toe separate, on the upper surface of the foot
TCM: Liver 2
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.