Neck Pain

How to Relieve Neck Pain using Meridian Massage

Neck pain acupoints There are many causes of neck pain. Fortunately, there are some great acupoints that you can try using to relieve the pain. Below are my “go to acupressure points” that I use for relieving neck pain. Gallbladder 20 Gallbladder 21* Bladder 10 Bladder 31, 32, 33, 34*     Meridian Massage approach…

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The Bladder meridian and the common symptoms it treats.

Bladder Meridian

By massaging the Bladder meridian and many of the points along the back, pain can be prevented, good posture is reinforced, and an overall sense of energy and vitality is sensed throughout the body-mind.

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Bladder points to relieve back pain

4 Acupressure Points to Relieve Back Pain

Bladder points on the sacrum help relieve back pain. The Bladder meridian runs down both sides of the back. Because of its location, points on the Bladder meridian are always used to relieve back pain. Acupressure points on the sacrum are great for relieving back pain! I get great results using these four Bladder acupoints…

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Meridian Massage for sciatica

Massage for sciatica

Sciatica is pain due to irritation and/or impingement of the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve (shown in blue on the figure) passes through the buttocks and down the leg. The location of certain meridians in Chinese medicine follow the pathway of the sciatic nerve. Massage to these meridians and acupoints can help ease sciatic pain. Meridians are…

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Bladder 23

Stay healthy with Bladder 23

Bladder 23 is the Kidney Shu Point The Back Shu points are known as the “Transporting” points. Activating these points “transports” Qi to the associated organ.  For every organ in the body, there is a corresponding Back Shu point. Use the Back Shu points to invigorate the Qi of any organ. Stay Healthy – Support…

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Back Shu Points diagram

Vitalize the whole body using Back Shu Points

Back Shu points boost the Qi in the Organs. “Shu” means “transport.” By contacting the Back Shu points from a calm and steady state of mind/body, we utilize the function of these points to energize the organs. For each organ, there is a Back Shu point. The Back Shu points are located on the inner…

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Kidney Meridian

In Chinese Medicine, the Kidneys are of utmost importance as they store our Life Essence. Without Life Essence, there is no life, hence the importance of the Kidneys. The Kidney meridian and points along it are used to nourish and protect our Life Essence.

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The Bladder meridian and the common symptoms it treats.

Bladder Meridian

By massaging the Bladder meridian and many of the points along the back, pain can be prevented, good posture is reinforced, and an overall sense of energy and vitality is sensed throughout the body-mind.

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Bladder points on leg

4 Points to Relieve Back Pain

Massage your calf to relieve back pain. The four points shown are all easy to locate and massage. Each point helps to relieve back pain, especially low back pain. These points are all on the Bladder Meridian. By focusing on these points, you help move the energy within the whole meridian. When the energy starts…

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woman with low back pain

Relieve Low Back Pain with Meridian Massage

The Bladder meridian is the key to relieving low back pain with Meridian Massage. The Urinary Bladder (UB)  meridian travels along the entire back, through the sacrum, across the buttocks, down the hamstrings and gastrocnemius (calf) muscles, and along the lateral (outside) edge of the foot ending on the 5th toe (see picture below). Whenever there is a concern…

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