Tenderness Between Thumb and Forefinger

The area between the thumb and forefinger (adductor pollicis muscle) relates to the large intestine and digestive system overall. Soreness on the left hand relates more to elimination. The right hand, assimilation of nutrients.

This area is an acupressure point and massaging it is used for everything from headaches to digestive problems and pain management overall.

If you are experiencing chronic soreness in this area, it could be a sign of an inflammatory condition in your body. If this is the case, please consult with a qualified health practitioner.