Acupressure Treatment For Pain In The Jaw

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Acupressure is often successful in relieving jaw pain. Sit comfortably or lie down, close your eyes and breath deeply when massaging the active points.

STEP 1: Acupressure Point Li 4 - This point is forbidden for pregnant women - Start with a less painful side

STEP 1 Acupressure Point Li 4 - This point is forbidden for pregnant women - Start with a less painful side

STEP 1 Acupressure Point Li 4 - This point is forbidden for pregnant women - Start with a less painful side


Location: between thumb and index finger as indicated on the picture.
Direction: apply firm deep strokes of pressure in upward direction. The initial painful sensation will soon begin to subside.
Duration: 2 min

STEP 2: Acupressure Point Li 4 - This point is forbidden for pregnant women - Switch to a more painful side

STEP 2 Acupressure Point Li 4 - This point is forbidden for pregnant women - Switch to a more painful side

STEP 2 Acupressure Point Li 4 - This point is forbidden for pregnant women - Switch to a more painful side


Location: between thumb and index finger as indicated on the picture.
Direction: apply firm deep strokes of pressure in upward direction. The initial painful sensation will soon begin to subside.
Duration: 2 min

STEP 3: Ear Point Si 19, GB 2, TW 21 - Start with a less painful side

STEP 3 Ear Point Si19, GB2, TW21 - Start with a less painful side

STEP 3 Ear Point Si19, GB2, TW21 - Start with a less painful side


Location: Si9 is in the front of the ear hole in the hollow that becomes deeper when the mouth is open. GB2 is in the depression half finger-width below Si9. TW21 is in the depression half fingerwidth above Si 9.
Direction: apply firm deep strokes of pressure. The initial painful sensation will soon begin to subside.
Duration: massage every point for about 1 min.

STEP 4: Ear Point Si 19, GB 2, TW 21 - Switch to a more painful side

STEP 4 Ear Point Si19, GB2, TW21 - Switch to a more painful side

STEP 4 Ear Point Si19, GB2, TW21 - Switch to a more painful side


Location: Si 9 is in the front of the ear hole in the hollow that becomes deeper when the mouth is open. GB2 is in the depression half finger-width below Si9. TW21 is in the depression half fingerwidth above Si9.
Direction: apply firm deep strokes of pressure. The initial painful sensation will soon begin to subside.
Duration: massage every point for about 1 min.

STEP 5: Acupressure Point St 6 - Start with a less painful side

STEP 5 Acupressure Point St6 - Start with a less painful side

STEP 5 Acupressure Point St6 - Start with a less painful side


Location: on the muscle that bulges the teeth are clenched.
Direction: apply firm deep strokes of pressure into the jaw. The initial painful sensation will soon begin to subside.
Duration: 1 min

STEP 6: Acupressure Point St6 - Switch to a more painful side

STEP 6 Acupressure Point St6 - Switch to a more painful side

STEP 6 Acupressure Point St6 - Switch to a more painful side


Location: on the muscle that bulges the teeth are clenched.
Direction: apply firm deep strokes of pressure into the jaw. The initial painful sensation will soon begin to subside.
Duration: 1 min

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