Go-Jo Acupressure Workshop

ED IRETON


Summary:

There are two theories on the origin of acupressure:

A: Soldiers wounded on ancient oriental battlefields often noticed after their wounds healed that they had suffered before the battle were gone. Oriental historians began compiling this data and Oriental “doctors” began making intentional wounds noticing that symptoms associated with the wound site were gone.

B: Each person tends to scratch at, or otherwise stimulate various points on the body throughout the day. For example, after a heavy meal, you might experience itching above the ankle and below the knee. This is the stomach meridian point 36 (G-Jo point

2001 CONFERENCE PAPER


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