These are the acupressure points for arthritis of the elbow. Working on these points can help you get better faster. 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.
Acupressure Point LI11 — Qu Chi
Chinese Name: 曲池
Location: On the top, outer end of the elbow crease. bend your arm, press your thumb into the hollow located on the top, outer end of the elbow crease, directly above the elbow, between the elbow joint (below) and the muscle (above).
Benefits: food allergy, hives, vomiting, diarrhea, dysentery, fever, sore throat, pain in the elbow and arm, tennis elbow, to balance the energy in cancer patients. Relieves allergies, particularly inflamed skin disorders (such as hives and rashes), itching, and fevers.
Acupressure Point LU5 — Chi Ze
Chinese Name: 尺 澤
Location: on the cubital crease of the elbow, in the depression at the radial side of the tendon of biceps brachii.
Benefits: dry cough, wet cough, fever, asthma, water retention in the lungs, sore throat, chest congestion, pain in the elbow and arm.
Acupressure Point GB21 — Jian Jing
Chinese Name: 肩井
Location: at the highest point of the shoulder. On the top of the trapezoid muscle, directly up from the nipple.
Benefits: neck rigidity, pain in the shoulder, pain in the back, mastitis, arthritis of the hand and arm, to increase the bust size in women, prevent sagging breast.
It is important to drink plenty of warm water after the massage, to help clear away toxic substances in our body.
Caution: You should consult with a healthcare professional before practicing Acupressure or starting any diet, exercise, Chinese herbs or other supplementation programs.