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
In the depression just behind the outer anklebone
TCM: Bladder 60
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
One palm width below the bottom edge of the kneecap, on the outside, in a depression between the shinbone and the leg muscle; effective for most problems from the waist down, especially when used with acupoint #5
TCM: Stomach 36
On the outside of the foot, slightly to the rear of the last knucklebone of the smallest toe
TCM: Bladder 65
Just below or inside the eyebrow, near the middle; feel for a notch in the eyebrow ridge; point should be just slightly above this
TCM: Extra, Head-neck 4
On the back, on a line with the elbows, about two thumb widths on either side of the spine
TCM: Bladder 21
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.