Accupressure guidelines will help you in applying acupressure to yourself. This may also answer some of your basic questions about how to apply pressure to the acupressure points. With these guidelines use common sense, and you’ll find acupressure is safe.
Apply pressure gradually and slowly. Hold with a light, steady pressure for 1 to 3 minutes. If you are sore, use less pressure. If less pressure is still tender use light touch. However, if you’re muscular or like deeper pressure, you can increase the pressure until it hurts good.
1.Always hold the acupressure points lightly for a minute before coming off the points. For best results, relax in a very comfortable position with your eyes closed, and breathe deeply for at least 5 to 10 minutes afterward. This deep relaxation enables the acupressure points to balance the systems and healing energy within your body.