|Working on these points can help you get better quicker. You do not have to use all of these points. Using just one or two of them whenever you have a free hand can be effective.|
Points (A) -- Crooked Pond
Location: On the upper edge of the elbow crease. Benefits: Relieves arthritic pain, especially in the elbow and shoulder.
Points (B) -- Outer Gate
Location: Two and one-half finger widths above the wrist crease on the outer forearm midway between the two bones of the arm. Benefits: Relieves rheumatism, tendonitis, wrist pain, and shoulder pain.
Points (C) -- Joining the Valley
Location: In the webbing between the thumb and index finger at the highest spot of the muscle when the thumb and index finger are brought close together.
Benefits: Relieves pain and inflammation in the hand, wrist, elbow, shoulder, and neck.
Points (D) -- Three Mile Point
Location: Four finger widths below the kneecap, one finger width to the outside of the leg. Benefits: Strengthens the body, benefits the joints, and relieves the fatigue that often results from the drain of dealing with arthritic pain.
Points (E) -- Gates of Consciousness
Location: Below the base of the skull, in the hollow between the two large, vertical neck muscles, two to three inches apart depending on the size of the head.
Benefits: Relieves arthritis, as well as the following common complaints that often accompany arthritic pain: headaches, insomnia, stiff neck, neck pain, fatigue, and general irritability.