AN INTERACTIVE 3D ACUPRESSURE MODEL FOR SELF TREATMENT IN REDUCING PAIN
Keywords:Acupressure points, an interactive 3D visual model
AbstractThere are many pressure points on a human body. The pressure points are specific sensitive areas on the surface of the human body going into deep tissue where the pain concentrate and accumulate on. Acupressure is an alternative way to relieve pain. This method is applied by using fingers. On medication, an effort to relieve pain by taking painkillers will cause many side effects to a human body. The objectives of this paper is to show acupressure points and its set of interconnection point in an interactive 3D visual model. This model will recommend a set of self-acupressure points for a natural self-curative therapy to relieve pain. The self-acupressure visual model has been embedded in a mobile application. This interactive 3D visual model provides an alternative way to relieve pain. It is an effective aid to help a user learn and apply self-acupressure treatment.
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