acupuncture

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  • noun

Synonyms for acupuncture

treatment of pain or disease by inserting the tips of needles at specific points on the skin

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Four Needle Accupuncture has signed a lease at 65 W.
At 54, Bonnie has accupuncture sessions most days and readily admits to nine years' of botox experience, first with a doctor in Harley Street.
Uniquely, he also has a black belt in accupuncture.
Rheumatology 2276; "Homeopathy, accupuncture called quackery by scientists" Toronto Star (15 February 1997) A6.
The company is also launching a manicure/pedicure unit and showing a pain-relief unit that mimics accupuncture.
Sierra Tucson has stayed on the forefront of the drug and alcohol rehabilitation industry by pioneering the integration of such unique treatments as Equine Assisted Therapy, group therapy, psycho-dynamic role playing, grief and spirituality therapy, Expressive Arts Therapy, EMDR, psychiatric care, body centered therapies, accupuncture and chiropractic care, the 12-Step Programs, family and children's therapy (core and unique to Sierra Tucson's program), Adventure Therapy, relapse prevention and psychopharmacology among others.
A physiotherapist can guide you and offer other treatments including massage, ultrasound and sometimes accupuncture.
I have tried everything: physio, massage, accupuncture, exercise, yoga and scans which showed a tiny bit of arthritis.