Apply deep, probing pressure with fingertip, knuckle or soft-pointed object, such as a pencil eraser.
Between the two ligaments, behind the knee, on the crease formed when the leg is bent; note: if you have varicose veins, don't use this point
TCM: Bladder 40
Two thumb widths above the outside of the wrist, lined up with the middle finger
TCM: Triple Warmer 5
Just behind the thumbnail, on the side opposite the fingers
TCM: Lung 11
Squeeze thumb and forefinger together, forming a ridge above the thumb; the point is in the middle of that ridge, just above the end of the crease formed by thumb and forefinger; good for most problems from the waist up
TCM: Large Intestine 4
Just behind the nail of the second toe, on the side opposite the big toe
TCM: Stomach 45
On the crease of the inside of the elbow, on the thumb side
TCM: Lung 5
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.