TITLE

Acupressure: A Sure-Fire, Short-Term Fix

AUTHOR(S)
Sagolla, Lisa Jo
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Back Stage East;10/18/2007, Vol. 48 Issue 42, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on acupressure therapy which helps healing dance and sports injuries. Licensed massage therapist Russ Beasley said that the actual technique of acupressure is a direct compression of an isolated spasm in muscle tissue. The Western medical term for acupressure is ischemic compression. Acupressure produces hyperstimulation analgesia, which is a way of overloading the nervous system.
ACCESSION #
27254581

 

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