Apply deep, probing pressure with fingertip, knuckle or soft-pointed object, such as a pencil eraser.
Bend your arm, hand to shoulder, and place your finger on the end of the crease on the outside of the arm; open your arm and stimulate the point
TCM: Large Intestine 11
Two thumb widths above the outside of the wrist, lined up with the middle finger
TCM: Triple Warmer 5
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 crease of the inside of the elbow, on the thumb side
TCM: Lung 5
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
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
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.