Acupressure is related to acupuncture. Acupuncture use needles to certain points while acupressure use only their thumbs, fingers and knuckle to apply pressure to specific area on the body. It is better that acupressure is administered by acupuncturist rather that self administered. The acupuncturist can identify the exact points on the body to apply the acupressure. Usually, some people ask the administration of acupuncturist if they want to treat specific ailments like nausea, headaches, joint pains, muscle pains etc.
If your purpose is only for relaxing your body to get rid of stress you don't need an acupuncturist. You can let somebody do the acupressure at home to relax and revitalized your body. Make sure that it is gentle when applying pressure especially in sensitive parts in your body. Acupressure should be painless when applied. Discontinue if ever you feel pain in specific point. It's the signal that your body says, Stop!
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Avoid acupressure in areas where there is wound or bruise, fracture or sprain and in swollen areas on your body.Caution! People with diabetes, osteoporosis, heart disease and hypertension should consult their physician before jumping into the session and should be administered by qualified therapist