Acupressure Treatment For Headache On The Side Of The Head

| August 22, 2011 | 0 Comments | 869 views

Headache is often due to build-up of stress and tension. Acupressure is an effective way to relieve painful sensation associated these conditions. Treat as soon as first sign of headache appear. Do not wait for full blown headache.

Sit comfortably or lie down, close your eyes and breath deeply when massaging the active points.

STEP 1: Acupressure Point GB 20 - Start with a less painful side

STEP 1 Acupressure Point GB20 - Start with a less painful side

STEP 1 Acupressure Point GB20 - Start with a less painful side

Location: just below the base of the scull, in the depression between the two major neck muscles.
Direction: apply firm deep strokes of pressure in downward direction.
Duration: 1 min

STEP 2: Acupressure Point GB 20 - Switch to a more painful side

STEP 2 Acupressure Point GB20 - Switch to a more painful side

STEP 2 Acupressure Point GB20 - Switch to a more painful side

Location: just below the base of the scull, in the depression between the two major neck muscles.
Direction: apply firm deep strokes of pressure in downward direction.
Duration: 1 min

STEP 3: Acupressure Point Tai Yang - Start with a less painful side

STEP 3 Acupressure Point Tai Yang - Start with a less painful side

STEP 3 Acupressure Point Tai Yang - Start with a less painful side

Location: in the large depression on the side of the head about 1 inch away from the end of the eyebrow.
Direction: massage in circular motions back to front. The initial painful sensation will soon begin to subside
Duration: 1 min

STEP 4: Acupressure Point Tai Yang - Switch to a more painful side

STEP 4 Acupressure Point Tai Yang - Switch to a more painful side

STEP 4 Acupressure Point Tai Yang - Switch to a more painful side

Location: in the large depression on the side of the head about 1 inch away from the end of the eyebrow.
Direction: massage in circular motions back to front. The initial painful sensation will soon begin to subside
Duration: 1 min

STEP 5: Acupressure Point St 3 - Start with a less painful side

STEP 5 Acupressure Point St3 - Start with a less painful side

STEP 5 Acupressure Point St3 - Start with a less painful side

Location: below the cheekbone, directly down from the pupil of the eye.
Direction: apply firm deep strokes of pressure in upward direction against the bottom edge of the cheekbone. The initial painful sensation will soon begin to subside.
Duration: 1 min

STEP 6: Acupressure Point St 3 - Switch to a more painful side

STEP 6 Acupressure Point St3 - Switch to a more painful side

STEP 6 Acupressure Point St3 - Switch to a more painful side

Location: below the cheekbone, directly down from the pupil of the eye.
Direction: apply firm deep strokes of pressure in upward direction against the bottom edge of the cheekbone. The initial painful sensation will soon begin to subside.
Duration: 1 min

STEP 7: Acupressure Point TW 5 - Start with a less painful side

STEP 7 Acupressure Point TW5 - Start with a less painful side

STEP 7 Acupressure Point TW5 - Start with a less painful side

Location: on the back of the arm, in the depression between the two bones, three fingerwidth above the wrist crease.
Direction: apply firm deep strokes of pressure in upward direction. The initial painful sensation will soon begin to subside
Duration: 2 min

STEP 8: Acupressure Point TW 5 - Switch to a more painful side

STEP 8 Acupressure Point TW5 - Switch to a more painful side

STEP 8 Acupressure Point TW5 - Switch to a more painful side

Location: on the back of the arm, in the depression between the two bones, three fingerwidth above the wrist crease.
Direction: apply firm deep strokes of pressure in upward direction. The initial painful sensation will soon begin to subside
Duration: 2 min

STEP 9: Acupressure Point St 36 - This point is forbidden for pregnant women - Start with a less painful side

STEP 9 Acupressure Point St36 - This point is forbidden for Start with a less painful side

STEP 9 Acupressure Point St36 - This point is forbidden for Start with a less painful side

Location: with the tip of your index finger probe the area on the front side of a leg below the knee until you feel a slight dip.
Direction: apply firm deep strokes of pressure in downward direction. The initial painful sensation will soon begin to subside.
Duration: 1 min

STEP 10: Acupressure Point St 36 - This point is forbidden for pregnant women - Switch to a more painful side

STEP 10 Acupressure Point St36 - This point is forbidden for pregnant women - Switch to a more painful side

STEP 10 Acupressure Point St36 - This point is forbidden for pregnant women - Switch to a more painful side

Location: with the tip of your index finger probe the area on the front side of a leg below the knee until you feel a slight dip.
Direction: apply firm deep strokes of pressure in downward direction. The initial painful sensation will soon begin to subside.
Duration: 1 min

STEP 11: Acupressure Point GB 34 - Start with a less painful side

STEP 11 Acupressure Point GB34 - Start with a less painful side

STEP 11 Acupressure Point GB34 - Start with a less painful side

Location: bend you leg. With the tip of your index finger probe the area in front of and below the head of the outer leg bone until you feel a slight dip.
Direction: apply firm deep strokes of pressure in downward direction. The initial painful sensation will soon begin to subside.

STEP 12: Acupressure Point GB 34 - Switch to a more painful side

STEP 12 Acupressure Point GB34 - Switch to a more painful side

STEP 12 Acupressure Point GB34 - Switch to a more painful side

Location: bend you leg. With the tip of your index finger probe the area in front of and below the head of the outer leg bone until you feel a slight dip.
Direction: apply firm deep strokes of pressure in downward direction. The initial painful sensation will soon begin to subside.
Duration: 1 min

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