Psoriasis is a non infectious, inflammatory disease of the skin with large, adherent silvery scales. there is abnormal increase in scaling of the spidermal layer of the skin. it may start at any age but rare under 10 years and most common between 15 & 40 years.
Causes of Psoriasis :-
Exact cause is unknown but genetic factor is very important.
elbows, knees and scalp are the most affected areas.
Acupressure treatment of Psoriasis :
Local points : points in affected area -
Sp 6, 10
Lu 5, 7
Reflex areas of Psoriasis :
Adrenals, kidney, liver.
Areas of G.I. tract, solar plexus, pituitary.