I cant get to my acupunture sessions and I am missing the benefits of the treatment so after my sister telling me how wonderful these mats were I thought I would buy one for myself.
It is probably too early to say as I have only used it a couple of times and yes I feel and look like a giant pin cushion but my shoulder pain seems to have diminished and I must admit the first 5 minutes I lay on it I felt my tension melting away. I will still go to visit my acupuncturist as nothing can beat a real session but in the mean time I will use this mat as a new part of my daily routine. I actually practiced my breathing meditation whilst lying on this mat so maybe that should be my new daily habit.
I have not managed to stand on mine yet as its mega painful, but i pop it on the floor and rest my feet on it. I will work up to this level eventually but for now I am pretty pleased with this.