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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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What was observed under the microscope was loose connective tissue wrapping itself around the acupuncture needle. Every time the needle was twisted, the loose connective tissue
Electroacupuncture is achieved by attaching the acupuncture needles to an electrical pulse generator and stimulating the acupoints with electrical pulses [9].
An experienced acupuncturist performed the acupuncture needling with disposable acupuncture needles (Huatuo brand, Suzhou Medical Appliance Factory, Suzhou, China; 0.25 mm diameter, 30 mm length).
Acupuncture needles are typically made of stainless steel, making them flexible and preventing them from rusting or breaking.
TABLE 1: Electronic acupuncture needle time simulation.
My face was slathered in said concoction, then the therapist moved on to my feet for some reflexology before sticking an acupuncture needle in my shoulder.
Many studies under way around the country suggest that when placed in the acupuncture point, an acupuncture needle stimulates the release of neurotransmitters, or neurochemicals, from the brain and spinal cord--natural occurring painkillers such as endorphins and serotonin, among others--that help reduce pain and inflammation.
Its tools, which go beyond the choice and use of antibiotic, herb, acupuncture needle, x-ray or procedure, include thoughtful two-way communication, careful listening(especially on the part of the doctor) and the qualities of empathy, patience, flexibility, curiosity, humility, and willingness.
At the Labour Party conference last month, she was seen sporting a hat with what appeared to be an acupuncture needle in the top.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reclassified the acupuncture needle from an experimental device to a general medical instrument.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the acupuncture needle as a medical device.
The placebo acupuncture needle retracted into its casing when pressed against the skin.
Jongbae Park, also of the university "The beauty of this needle is that it is indistinguishable from a real acupuncture needle. Basically the needle telescopes into itself rather than into the skin, and the patient cannot distinguish which is which," Dr.
The second stage of sessions 1 and 4 involved the insertion of a 4 cm acupuncture needle at Zusanli following 5 minutes of baseline recording.