Sujok therapy was developed by Professor Park Jae Woo. Sujok is a Korean word where 'su' means hand and 'jok' means palm.
This therapy helps to heal certain physical problems such as a headache, migraine, vertigo, hypertension, bronchitis, gastric problems, acidity, constipation, irritable bowel syndrome, back and spinal cord problems.
Through Sujok, one can diagnose any problem very easily. By pressing the key points and applying pressure in the right direction, one can also cure the problem.
Why do I need Sujok Therapy?
In our everyday life, it is quite possible that we unknowingly incorporate certain techniques that are not suitable to the body. This includes incorrect postures, pain inducing movements, jerky motions, etc. Ideally, implementing appropriate ergonomics should be the solution to these problems, however, it is a costly affair. Hence, people must make use of certain therapies, like Sujok, to gain immediate relief.
Various ailments of the body can also be diagnosed through Sujok. More often than not, the source of all ailments is mental stress. This includes general stress, anxiety, and fear. With the help of Sujok therapy, people can address their mental issues and stop them from deteriorating. Hence, Sujok therapy is recommended for early and timely treatment of both physical and mental disorders.
How to perform Sujok therapy?
Sujok therapy basically employs acupressure. This is because using acupressure it is possible to treat various health problems. This is done by stimulating the specific points on hand or feet that correspond to the body part in question.
Thumb: It represents the head and the neck. It has only two sections. The tip represents the head and the lower section represents the neck.
Index and Little finger: They represent the left and right arms respectively. Starting from the bottom of these fingers, its three divisions represent the upper arm, lower arm, and palm.
Middle and Ring finger: They represent the right and left legs respectively. Starting from the bottom of these fingers, its three divisions represent the thigh, calf, and foot.
Bulgy part of palm (below the thumb): It represents the diaphragm, to the left of which lies the heart and lungs.
Palm: It represents the torso, while the back side of the hand corresponds to the back.
Similarly, the feet also contains all the body parts as well.
To start the healing process, one has to gently press the point on the hand, which corresponds to the body part in question. Therefore, Sujok works on the principle of achieving balance and harmony of energies in the body and mind.
What is the difference between Sujok Therapy and Traditional Acupuncture?
In traditional acupuncture, hundreds of meridian points are stimulated with needles. Since these meridian points reside in all parts of the body, acupuncture is performed on almost every part of the body.
Whereas in Sujok therapy, the principle healing method used is acupressure. Acupressure and acupuncture are 2 totally different methods of alternative healing. Also, applying acupressure on the hand or the feet can cure the ailments of different parts of the body.
Hence, Sujok therapy is a very compact healing process that addresses the everyday issues that experience inside the body. In certain cases, depending on the ailment, Sujok involves acupuncture techniques too.
Materials required to perform Sujok Therapy
Jimmy (pointed instrument)
Thumb pad (pointed brush)
Sticky tape (optional)
Benefits of Sujok Therapy
Through Sujok, it is possible to diagnose problems and ailments easily. The most interesting aspect of Sujok therapy is that it's easy to learn and implement. Moreover, any individual who desires to learn the art of Sujok therapy can do so very easily and in no time.
Sujok is absolutely safe and has no side effects
Sujok can be learned quickly
Healing effect is noticeable in a short period of time
Cures various illnesses
Sujok therapy is 100% natural
Sujok therapy is one of the many alternative medical treatments that are available in this holistic healing universe.
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