Acupressure Versus Acupuncture: What is the Difference?

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Acupressure and acupuncture are both classified as types of Asian body work and both possess the ancient healing powers of Chinese medicine. However, it can be tough to differentiate what benefits each method can help you achieve. Here is a helpful guide to show you just how unique acupuncture and acupressure truly are.

Acupuncture and acupressure do have many similarities. Both methods are described as holistic medicine since they both work with our body’s meridians that carry energy throughout our body and focus on overall balance. These traditional Chinese practices help alleviate ailments that cause blockage along our 14 meridians, therefore, you can depend on acupuncture and acupressure to encourage a free flow of energy within our channels.

Since both acupuncture and acupressure work with chi, they are used to treat issues such as allergies, nausea, migraines and headaches, depression, arthritis, and anxiety.

Acupuncture is very interesting compared to Western…

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