acupuncture


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Related to acupuncture: acupressure, Acupuncture points
  • 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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Nevertheless, his review of the scientific literature did find support for the use of acupuncture for pelvic and back pain during pregnancy, low back pain, headaches, post-operative nausea and vomiting, neck disorders, and bedwetting.
In this work, we provide information about one physical mechanism through which acupuncture reduces pain in the body.
She is not the only one to have benefited from acupuncture.
The use of acupuncture in controlling chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting
They want other things--and acupuncture is quite a safe treatment," said Dr.
A 10mm reduction on this scale is classed as 'minimal' or 'little change' so the apparent analgesic effect of acupuncture seemed to be below a clinically relevant pain improvement, the researchers said.
Traditional acupuncture as practised by members of the British Acupuncture Council is an extremely safe, effective and complete system of medicine.
3% in the acupuncture group and 74% in the usual care group), the mean age of the two groups was 37 and 33 years, and 68% of all patients were recruited from primary care providers.
Battlefield acupuncture focuses on locations on the ear that he said have been known for hundreds of years as effective areas for pain control.
Studies have documented acupuncture's effects but have not been able to fully explain how acupuncture works within the context of Western medicine.
She chose to study for a BA (Hons) degree at the College of Traditional Acupuncture which recently moved to Hatton near Warwick.
Acupuncture for facial rejuvenation is one of the latest ways clients are seeking those results.
But, according to the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, instead of using an addictive prescription drug, pain can effectively be treated using acupuncture.
Chinese Auricular Acupuncture narrows the focus to ear acupuncture techniques and uses the concepts of traditional Chinese acupuncture to examine clinical applications of ear acupuncture points.
com)-- Scott Stewart, licensed acupuncture practitioner, and owner of Healing Lotus Acupuncture at 4300 12th Ave.