Apply deep, probing pressure with fingertip, knuckle or soft-pointed object, such as a pencil eraser.
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
Behind the inner anklebone, on a line between the crown and the tip of the heel; often used in combination with acupoint # 36
TCM: Kidney 3
Two palm widths plus one thumb width above the outer ankle bone, just behind an imaginary vertical line from the tip of the ankle bone; often used in combination with acupoint #33
TCM: Gallbladder 35
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.