Hiccoughs are due to involuntary spasmodic movements of the diaphragm.
||Two thumb widths above the crease of the wrist on the palm side of the forearm between the tendons in the centre of the arm.|
||One and a half thumb widths from the centre of the spine slightly below the 7th thoracic vertebra. (This is situated at the level of the bottom of the shoulder blades.)|
||In the centre of the hollow in the lower part of the neck over the larynx and above the breast bone.|
||On the centre line sternum (chest bone) in the hollow on a line between the nipples.|
||Above the centre of the upper lip, two thirds of the way between the top of the lip and the nose.|