Pressure Points for a Foot Massage : Press firmly on the tips of the toes to help relieve headache and sinus pain. Press firmly but do not cause pain. Hold the pressure on for several seconds at a time. Press firmly on the small rounded area just below the smallest toe - Helps with pain in the shoulder and neck area. Apply pressure on this point for up to 20 seconds.
Acupuncture points on the ear are effectively used to treat illness. In 1957, Dr. Nogier developed a map of the ear based upon the inverted fetus concept, when he observed the occurrence of scars on the ears of a patient who were successfully treated for sciatic pain by French lay practitioners. Auricular acupuncture is a treatment system based on normalizing the body's pain and dysfunction through stimulation of points on the ear.