Although acupuncture, reflexology and massage therapies have long been part of Eastern medicine in treatment of various health issues, including pain relief, trauma, stress and illnesses, these types of alternative medicine have only recently started to take their stand in Western culture.
In relation to this, not so popular ancient oriental philosophy of harmonizing life energy within the body, known as Jin Shin Jyutsu, has actually proved extremely efficient in treating anxiety, depression, sciatica, PTSD, and chronic neck and back pain. Introduced in the US in the 1950s by Asian-American Mary Burmeister, after she’d been acquainted with it by Jiro Murai, an expert in this field in Japan, this ancient philosophy is gradually gaining popularity in the country.
The video below describes this method in detail. Jin Shin Jyutsu is a about lightly pulling or pressing each finger in order to ease extreme emotional states such as fear, anger, anxiety, depression and sorrow. The important thing is that each finger is linked to a different issue. Practicing this method can help both children and adults to restore their spiritual and emotional balance. It’s something definitely worth trying!
Source: Health Tips Portal