acupuncture

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Synonyms for acupuncture

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

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To find a nationally board-certified NCCAOM acupuncturist or Oriental medicine practitioner in your area, go to www.
Over the same period there was an increase in the percentage of women who consulted a massage therapist (20% to 27%), chiropractor (14% to 16%), and acupuncturist (5% to 6%).
However, most qualified acupuncturists register with the self-regulatory British Acupuncture Council.
8) The dramatic incident, along with the petitions and negotiations of many other pioneer acupuncturists, their patients, and sympathizers, prompted the eventual certification and licensing of acupuncture in California.
Anyone interested can contact the British Acupuncture Council for advice and information on where to find a fully qualified acupuncturist locally.
They rent space on a monthly or daily basis to nine other practitioners, including acupuncturists and massage therapists, though Lund said any healing arts practitioner can rent space there.
Mr Bradshaw said: "I welcome this report, and would like to thank the Steering Group for this useful contribution to the issue of regulation of acupuncturists, herbalists and traditional Chinese medicine practitioners.
These first four essays in the book explore the medical identities of a wide variety of healers and promoters of health, including acupuncturists, physicians, diviners, and medicine sellers.
Acupuncturists take a detailed history from the client including details about symptoms, lifestyle and emotional responses to situations.
Most acupuncturists are self-employed so incomes vary considerably from pounds 18,000 up to pounds 35,000 a year.
And it would appear that more and more physicians are referring their patients to acupuncturists, or even undergoing the ancient procedure themselves.
Acupuncturists can work with a wide variety of conditions including arthritis, back pain, circulatory problems and high blood pressure, migraines, depression, smoking and drug addictions.
All properly trained acupuncturists are stringent about safety.