Nearly 76.2 million people suffer from chronic pain in the United States? According to the American Academy of Pain Medicine, chronic pain can be caused by headaches, lower back pain, arthritis, cancer and nerve damage, among other health problems. Many of these diseases are very serious and can put a person in so much pain as to be debilitating.
We are here to tell you about traditional Chinese medicine and how this ancient system of treatment approaches for the management of pain without the use of medicaments.
Perhaps you are more familiar with the ancient art of acupuncture, where experienced practitioners betting thin needles into the skin to stimulate the different systems in the body.
You can get a similar effect of acupuncture at home with acupressure. One pressure on these points releases endorphins and relieves pain.
To find this point, place your fingers below the collarbone. Press firmly and rub. Press and hold for 2 minutes slowly and breathe deeply. Repeat this exercise 3-5 times a day for a regular management of pain.