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
In the depression just behind the outer anklebone
TCM: Bladder 60
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
Clasp your hands together (A), touching your upper wrist with your forefinger; the point is found on a line with the thumb, in a small depression (B); remembering the position of the point, unclasp your hands and apply pressure
TCM: Lung 7
On the back of the jawbone, just below the ear
TCM: Triple Warmer 17
Two thumb widths on either side of the spine, where the base of the skull meets the neck
TCM: Gallbladder 20
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.