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Acupressure Points for Relieving Neck Tension.
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)-- Drilling Bamboo
Location: In the indentations on either side
of where the bridge of the nose meets the ridge
of the eyebrows.
Benefits: Relieves neck pain, headaches, hay
fever, eye fatigue, and sinus pain.
Points (B)-- Wind Mansion
Location: In the center of the back of the head
in a large hollow under the base of the skull.
Benefits: Relieves stiff neck, shoulder and
neckn pain; pain in the eyes, ears, nose, and
throat, as well as mental problems, headaches,
Points (C) -- Gates of Consciousness
Location: Below the base of the skull, in the
hollow between the two vertical neck muscles.
Benefits: Relieves arthritis, headaches (including
migraines), dizziness, stiff neck, neck pain,
neuromotor coordination problems, eyestrain,
and irritability .
Points (D) -- Window of Heaven
Location: In the indentation at the base of
the Skull, one to two inches in back of the
earlobe, depending on the side of the head.
Benefits: Relieves stiff necks, neck and shoulder
pain , and headaches.
Points (E)-- Heavenly Pillar Location: One-half inch below the base of
the skull, on the ropy muscles one-half inch
outward from the spine. Benefits: Relieves stress,
burnout, exhaustion, insomnia, heaviness in
the head, eyestrain, stiff necks, and sore throats.
Points (F) -- Shoulder Well
Caution: Pregnant women should press lightly
on this point. Location: On the muscle at the
highest point of the shoulder, one to two inches
out from the side of the lower neck. Benefits:
Relieves shoulder tension, nervousness, irritability,