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Common Questions About Alternative Therapies

Frequently Asked Questions

How Does Acupressure Work?

Acupressure practitioners use their fingers, palms, elbows or feet, or special devices to apply pressure to secondary and corresponding points on the body's meridians.

Does acupressure involve massage?

Sometimes, acupressure also involves stretching or acupressure massage, as well as other methods.

What sort of clothes should be worn during the session?

During an acupressure session you should wear light clothes. You lie-down fully clothed on a soft massage table. The practitioner gently presses on acupressure points on your body.

How long does the session last?

First session lasts for 1 hour, following sessions generally lasts uptp 30 minutes. You may need several sessions depends on your ailments.

Are there any precautions with acupressure?

In general, acupressure is very safe. If you have cancer, arthritis, heart disease, or a chronic condition be sure to tell it to your therapist. Make sure your therapist is experienced and qualified.

Are there any special precautions?

Deep tissue works such as acupressure may need to be avoided if any of the following conditions apply:

  • The treatment is in the area of a cancerous tumour or if the cancer has spread to bones
  • You have rheumatoid arthritis, a spinal injury, or a bone disease that could be made worse by physical manipulation
  • You have varicose veins
  • You are pregnant (because certain points may induce contractions

Does Acupressure have any side effects?

Acupressure therapy is widely accepted because of the fact that it has no serious side effects.

Are the tools safe?

Yes they are completly safe . All the tools are well sterilized before use & disposed after use.

What does it feel like?

Patient feels more relaxed after the therapy