Acupressure Massage for Arthritis of the Shoulder

Arthritis of the Shoulder
Arthritis of the Shoulder
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These are the acupressure points for arthritis of the shoulder. 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 LU1 — Zhong Fu
Chinese Name: 中 府

Location: in the depression below the acromial extremity of the clavicle, 8 finger width lateral to the midline. On the outside edge of the rib cage, three finger-width below the clavicle.
Benefits: shortness of breath, upper respiratory disorders, cough, asthma, pain in the chest, pain in the shoulder and back, fullness in the chest, bronchitis, pneumonia, postnasal drip.

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.

Acupressure Point SI9 — Jian Zhen
Chinese Name: 肩貞

Location: posterior and inferior to the shoulder joint, directly above the posterior end of the axillary fold.
Benefits: pain in the scapular region, pain in the shoulder.

Acupressure Point SI10 — Nao Shu
Chinese Name: 臑俞

Location: when the arm is adducted, the point is directly above SI 9, in the depression inferior to the scapular spine.
Benefits: pain in the shoulder, upper backache, frozen shoulder, weakness of the shoulder.

Acupressure Point Spleen Point
Location: on the left side, 2 body inches lateral to cv12, on the lower border of the rib cage.
Benefits: hormone imbalances in male or female, some blood disorders, low platelet count, low white blood cell count, low red blood cell count, leukemia, imbalances in the weight (weight gain).

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.

By |2016-11-20T04:22:59+00:00October 30th, 2015|Categories: Acupressure, Arthritis, Natural Healing, Pain|Tags: |

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