Working on these points can help you get better
quicker. You do not have to use all of these
points. Using just one or two of them whenever
you have a free hand can be effective.
Points (A) -- Crooked Pond
Location: On the upper edge of the elbow crease.
Benefits: Relieves arthritic pain, especially
in the elbow and shoulder.
Points (B) -- Outer Gate
Location: Two and one-half finger widths above
the wrist crease on the outer forearm midway
between the two bones of the arm. Benefits:
Relieves rheumatism, tendonitis, wrist pain,
and shoulder pain.
Points (C) -- Joining the Valley
Caution: This point is
forbidden for pregnant women until labor because
its stimulation can cause premature contractions
in the uterus.
Location: In the webbing between the thumb and
index finger at the highest spot of the muscle
when the thumb and index finger are brought
Benefits: Relieves pain and inflammation in
the hand, wrist, elbow, shoulder, and neck.
Points (D) -- Three Mile Point
Location: Four finger widths below the kneecap,
one finger width to the outside of the leg.
Benefits: Strengthens the body, benefits the
joints, and relieves the fatigue that often
results from the drain of dealing with arthritic
Points (E) -- Gates of Consciousness
Location: Below the base of the skull, in the
hollow between the two large, vertical neck
muscles, two to three inches apart depending
on the size of the head.
Benefits: Relieves arthritis, as well as the
following common complaints that often accompany
arthritic pain: headaches, insomnia, stiff neck,
neck pain, fatigue, and general irritability.