The idea of laying on a mat with small needles poking into your skin might not sound too appealing to everyone. But acupressure has proven to be extremely effective in treating neck and back pain, as well as migraines, depression and other health related issues. And the best part about an acupressure mat: it doesn’t hurt at all! If you’re unsure about the working of acupressure mats and you could potentially benefit from them, keep reading because we have assembled all the information you need!
Does acupressure really work?
Yes. That’s how simply we can answer this question. Acupressure has been used as a treatment to relieve body tension for centuries. With acupressure, it’s possible to go to a professional treatment clinic where really thin needles will be used to target pressure points in your body. But with acupressure mats, it’s also possible to experience the benefits of acupressure from the comfort of your own home. Speaking about the benefits of acupressure, it has been proven that acupressure helps with the following:
- Neck and back pain
- Tight muscles
- Stress and tension
- Insomnia and fatigue
What does an acupressure mat do?
An acupressure mat works similarly to an actual acupressure session but without the use of real needles. An acupressure mat contains a bunch of small, thin plastic spikes that target pressure points. By using an acupressure mat, you can practise deep intense massage to release muscle-tension. After laying down on the mat for between 20 to 40 minutes, you will notice muscle tension relief and you will feel better overall. By doing this several times a week, you will achieve the maximum results. When it’s your first time using an acupressure mat, make sure to take your time to find a position you’re comfortable in. It shouldn’t hurt, it shouldn’t be uncomfortable. If you’re particularly struggling with neck pain, we recommend also using an acupressure pillow to get the full effect. Your back and neck muscles will love you for it!
Acupressure mat reviews
We understand that you’re curious about other people’s experiences with our acupressure mat as this will give you a better understanding of what the mat can do for you. One of our customers works as a nurse and after a long day, she uses the acupressure mat to feel relief in her feet.
“As a nurse I’m on my feet 12 hours a day (plus another couple of hours to get to work!)
I stand on this little bed for a few minutes a day and feel relief and my feet are invigorated”
Others use our acupressure pillow while they’re reading in bed to get some relief in their neck muscles. Steph, one of our loyal customers, has been absolutely loving her acupressure set:
“I absolutely love my acupressure set. It does wonders for the soul especially when listening to Kat's amazing "Hit the spikes" playlist on Spotify. Thank you for helping me to find tranquility.”
Try an acupressure mat yourself
An acupressure mat can be beneficial to almost anyone, so time to try it out yourself! Luckily, the acupressure mat by Yogi Bare is only £34.95. If you want to get the full benefits of both the mat and pillow, you can opt for the acupressure set that costs £49.95. Time to give your muscles some relief!