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pressure point

[′presh·ər pȯint]
(physiology)
A point of marked sensibility to pressure or weight, arranged like the temperature spots, and showing a specific end apparatus arranged in a punctate manner and connected with the pressure sense.
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It mainly involves the stimulation of pressure points that unclog the body's energy pathways, allowing healing energy to flow freely.
The Good Night ring, which costs 30 pounds, relies on the ancient Chinese acupressure practice that targets pressure points on the body for medicinal gain, the Daily Express reported.
Knowing these pressure points and doing this twice daily can help give additional therapy for diabetics besides taking medicine.
This combination stimulates pressure points in the feet which correspond to the glands and internal organs of the body.
In sports therapy or even yoga you use tennis balls and in pilates you use small rubber balls for exercises and to stimulate pressure points.
The pressure point testing work we are doing with the Centre of Engineering Excellence will enable us to create office chairs that will have unparalleled long-term comfort.
95) provides a bodywork therapy which guides readers through a series of yoga postures, accompanied by palming and thumbing along the body's energy lines and pressure points.
It offers overviews of the consensus basics, results of consensus-building, a description of the dynamics of politics involved, strategies that call the process to order, pressure points of navigating the dialogue and ways participants can influence consensus solutions.
The techniques can also change the degrees of pressure, the actual pressure points placed on the offensive opponent, and the overall tempo and pace of this defense.
The mat provides the therapeutic effects of reflexology, an ancient Chinese practice that uses pressure points on feet and hands to restore energy flow throughout the body.
Relieve some of your study stress with the Backnobber II ($35), the oddly named tool that allows you to massage your pressure points without the aid of a professional.
The Liberty[TM] series cushions support the calf and leg while floating the heel in space and removing all possible pressure points.