Hernia is the condition of abnormal protrusion of an abdominal organ through the weakened musculature of abdominal wall. Most common sites are in the grain area and esophageal area. (Where the esophagus passes through the diaphragm called hiatus hernia).
It is generally found in and above the middle age. However infantile hernia is also common in inguinal (groin) region.
Hiatus hernia is characterized by: acidity, burning pain, regurgitation of food and eructation.
Acupressure treatment of hernia:
Du 20, 26
St 21, 25
CV 12, 17, 22
Reflex points: diaphragm, solar plexus, stomach, colon, adrenals and esophagus.