Acupressure Taping: A New Therapeutic MethodAcupressure taping is a new therapeutic method that uses flexible tape bandages on the basis of the theory of acupuncture.
The word acupressure
combines the prefix “acu-” from the word acupuncture
and the word pressure
. An acupressure massage therapist uses finger pressure on the same points in which an acupuncturist inserts needles. In acupressure taping, the elastic tape applies subtle pressure to the taped area, often stimulating acupuncture points related to the area where the patient feels pain. The term “acupressure taping”...