Older people usually suffer from pain in the joints and back. The firm market is full of presenting different products that are trying to convince the customer that they can treat, heal and remove the pain, but they are also filled with chemicals that are bad for our system.
The acupressure comes from the ancient Chinese and can help in increasing circulation, increasing deep relaxation and relieving muscle stiffness.
A key component of Traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture is most commonly used to treat pain. Traditional Chinese medicine explains acupuncture as a technique for balancing the flow of energy or life force — known as qi or chi (CHEE) — believed to flow through pathways (meridians) in your body.
The process of using fingers to slowly press key healing points is an ancient healing art in China, that make the body stimulate his own healing process.
Which acupressure points help alleviate stiffness?
Like shown on this video you can see that there are two points that you should push they are GB34 and ST36. By pushing them you can ease the pain and you can easily find them, GB34 “is placed on the side of the leg, right below the knee.
ST36 can be located four finger lengths below the kneecap and one finger width to the outside of the leg.
GB34 helps with:muscular atrophy, motor impairment, numbness and pain of the lower extremities, pain and swelling of the knee, pain in the hypochondriac region, bitter taste in the mouth, vomiting, weak muscles and tendons, pain in the body, tendon and muscular pains.
ST36 helps if you have these conditions:
Diabetes Type I
Diabetes Type II
You should rub them every day to get the wanted results.
What else can you do in order to ease stiffness?
Besides the power of acupressure, there are other methods that you should practice to ease the stiffness like showering with hot water to increase blood circulation or deep sleep in warm place.