National Blog Posting Month – January 2014 – Pressure
Prompt – Have you ever tried acupressure to treat a problem? What was your experience with it?
I’ve never tried either acupressure or acupuncture.
There’s part of me that’s highly skeptical that they can even work.
Then there’s the part of me that thinks that some of the anecdotal evidence is pretty compelling. And, you know, the human body is pretty amazing. When you consider things starting from the embryo (which I have – and it’s amazing!), it seems quite reasonable that there could be a connection between a spot on the hand and a part of the brain.
Naturally, I’ve read places that say things like, ‘If you press here, your headaches will go away.’ Well, my headaches never go away. But then again, maybe I’m doing it wrong. But since ibuprofen always works, I head to the bottle and solve the problem that way.
Have any readers out there had experiences with acupressure? I know it and acupuncture have been applied with success in veterinary care. Maybe I just haven’t given it a fair shake.
What do you think?