Acupressure for Headache or Neck and Shoulder Tension
To reduce and even prevent neck and shoulder tension, clinicians at the UCLA Center for East-West Medicine recommend patients practice stimulating this simple set of five acupressure points.
Acupressure Points for Neck Pain and Headache
Dr. Taw demonstrates for you a set of four useful acupoints for neck pain or headache.
Acupressure Point TE3: Triple Energizer 3 or Zhong Zhu (Central Islet)
Zhong Zhu (TE3) is commonly used in the clinic for temporal headaches, shoulder and neck tension, and upper back pain.
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Acupressure Point ST36: Stomach 36 or Zu San Li
Zu San Li (ST36) is commonly used for gastrointestinal discomfort, nausea and vomiting, as well as stress and fatigue.
Acupressure Point SP6: Spleen 6 or San Yin Jiao
San Yin Jiao (SP6) is commonly used for urological, pelvic disorders, insomnia, and menstrual cramps.
Acupressure Point P6: Pericardium 6 or Nei Guan
Nei Guan is commonly used to help relieve nausea, upset stomach, motion sickness, carpal tunnel syndrome, and headaches
Acupressure Point LI10: Large Intestine 10 or Shou San Li
Shou San Li (LI10) is commonly used for neck tightness, shoulder pain, diarrhea, and tennis elbow.