Acupressure: A Complementary Modality to Acupuncture
Modalities Used in Acupuncture Treatments
At Yin Acupuncture, we take a holistic approach to acupuncture in order to treat the whole person. This means that in addition to using acupuncture needles, we will often employ other complementary modalities along with acupuncture. The common modalities used include:
When and Why We Use Acupressure Along with Acupuncture
Acupressure is one of the modalities used to complement or enhance acupuncture treatment. It may be implemented as an alternative to gua sha or cupping. Acupressure is most often used to work out a particularly tense muscle to prepare the area for acupuncture.