How To Help Your Animal With Acupressure





Similarity to Acupuncture?


Acupressure works by applying finger pressure to specific points on the body. This helps to stimulate natural repair processes. It's similar principle to acupuncture. But whereas acupuncture uses needles. Acupressure doesn't and is non-invasive. Acupuncture can help injury or illness. But acupressure aims to maintain well being.

Is Acupressure The Same as Trigger Point Myotherapy?



The theories behind acupressure and trigger- point massage are different. Acupressure originates from the Chinese meridian theory. That energy flows around the body, and when vital energy, or chi, becomes blocked by injury or illness. Its functional flow is inhibited. So acupuncture theory says that specific areas on the skin relate to specific parts of the body. This is through a system of channels. And so these channels are kept open to maintain energy flow. By applying pressuring of these points.

What Can Acupressure Help Your Animal With?


A range of ailments can be helped. It's great as a preventative therapy. So use it regularly to reduce the risk of illness or injury. But also acupressure can be used to help recovery from injury.

Here are a couple of case studies, that you may find interesting.

FEELING GOOD & READY…With a Little Help from Equine Acupressure
By Amy Snow & Nancy Zidonis, Founders of Tallgrass Animal Acupressure Institute

Muscle Stiffness Relief for Animals and People
By Amy Snow & Nancy Zidonis, Founders of Tallgrass Animal Acupressure Institute

How You Can Train In Animal Acupressure



Would you like advice on animal acupressure massage training opportunities? Visit the Tallgrass Animal Acupressure website here.



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