The Eastern principle of acupressure evolved from acupuncture, an ancient art estimated to be about 6,000 to 12,000 years old. It is one of the oldest and yet most commonly used medical procedures in the world.
It is based on the core principle that there is energy called Chi or Qi flowing through one’s body and mind along pathways called Meridians.
When one’s body is in balance, one is healthy.
The overall well being requires that the individual’s energy and spirit to flow freely throughout the body and mind.
Theoretically, the blockage of Chi or Qi at any point may result in an illness.
In order to restore health, traditional Eastern practitioners insert thin needles into the skin along the meridians to unblock the energy flow by stimulating the nervous system.
Acupressure is based on the same theory, with the exception that no needles are used, only focused pressure is applied.
Eastern medical practitioners have mapped the human body with specific acupuncture points, many of which lie along and near the spine.
There are 365 acupuncture points comprising the 12 primary Meridian pathways, crucial for the well being of one’s health. Nuga Best adopts the effect of acupuncture without the discomfort of inserting needles into the skin.
Instead, pressure is applied, along with a combination far-infrared light and heat therapy, which function in similar ways but have proven to have much more effective results than by acupuncture or acupressure alone.
★ Acupressure can help with the following:
1. Relieves stress and tension.
2. Relaxes the mind and body.
3. Increases blood oxygenation and circulation..
4. Aids in the removal of toxic wastes.
5. Provides relief from head, neck and shoulder aches.
6. Stimulates speedy healing of injuries.
7. Increases energy levels.
8. Increases overall feeling of psychological and physical well-being.
9. Decreases labour pains.