Acupressure Fundamental Technique: Knocking [1]

Posted by : admin on Aug 17, 2008 - 08:59 PM
Chinese Medicine Tuina / Acupressure [2]

Posture: Knocking skill can be performed with the venter of finger or tip of finger. The method of knocking with finger venter is similar to patting. The method of knocking with finger tip is to flex the five fingers slightly, and to close the tip of thumb to the radial aspect of the index finger together.

The functions and precedures of knocking are as same as pointing, but the area effected is much larger. Finger venter knocking skill is performed with finger venter upward and downward. The stimulation from this skill is light. The finger tip knocking is a heavy skill.

Key Words: acupressure fundamental technique, knocking