Using an acupressure mat regularly is reported to have a wide range of health benefits: Improves sleep. Reduces stress. ... Relieves back and neck pain, muscular tension, aches and pains
The main difference between the professions is that Acupuncture employs needles, while Acupressure uses gentle to firm finger pressure. When these acupressure points are stimulated they promote circulation of blood, release muscular tension and enhance the body's life force which is energy.
Use with your yoga practice during savasana to enhance the effects of your practice.