What's the first thing you do when you have a headache? You reach up and rub your head, right?
Our natural instinct to touch and soothe pain is deeply ingrained. In fact, it's the essence of a 5,000-year-old Chinese practice known as acupressure.
Unlike acupuncture, which uses needles, acupressure requires only your fingertips and a little knowledge.
Whether you're battling chronic neck pain or trying to improve digestion, there's an acupressure point that can help.
Here's a quick guide to seven of the most common pressure points in your body.