acupressure points headache pain

Commonly recommended acupressure and/or acupuncture points for the support and relief of headache pain related issues:


Located in line with the seventh cervical vertebra, on the trapezium muscle at the base of the neck, slightly behind the highest point on the shoulder


Located on the webbing between the thumb and the forefinger, high up in the valley between the joints


Located where the nail meets skin on the inside edge of the big toe


To try this acupressure point, apply consistent pressure, using either the thumb, the second thumb joint, or the tip of the first or second finger for 2 to 3 minutes on points suggested while focusing as much healing energy into the acupoint as possible.

For additional information on locating these points please consult our acupressure points charts.