Acupressure is a portmanteau of acupuncture and pressure and is a traditional Chinese medicine technique based on the same ideas as acupuncture. It actually involves placing physical pressure by hand, elbow, or with the aid of various devices on different acupuncture points on the surface of the body. Chinese Medicine does not usually operate within a scientific paradigm but some practitioners make efforts to bring practices into an evidence-based framework. There is no scientific agreement over whether or not evidence supports the efficiency of acupressure beyond a gesture.
Hand acupressure is divided into two major groups:
According to Chinese acupuncture 60 points of the hands front and back are mapped with other organs of our body. According to Chinese medicine, the hand can be used to diagnose diseases. Hands reflect the pathological information. With this method it is easy to treat and prevent and disease, improve life quality, and maintain health. Hand therapy is safe, easy and reliable to practice for obtaining good therapeutic effects for a wide variety of diseases.
Korean Hand Therapy is a scientific medical system that is quite simple to learn and to perform without any side effects. The pain anywhere in the body is reflected on the hands in the form of tender points. OR even visa versa frequent pain on the point if the hand corresponds to some painful part of your body. Therefore, the stimulation of the tender points on the hand positively affects pain relief. This is Correspondence Korean Theory and the idea is that the hands reflect the anatomy and physiology of the whole body. That means all the functions of the internal organs can be controlled by stimulation the proper points and areas on the hands for the treatment and prevention of diseases. The palm represents the anterior side of the body, and the dorsal side of the hand represents the posterior side of the body. According to the Korean theory, second and fourth fingers correspond to the arms, and the first and last fingers to the legs. And lastly the middle finger represents the head, neck and trunk of the body for the stimulation.