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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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In my book, Points 2016, I catalog more than 2,000 acupuncture points.
With certain acupuncture points I call them the antidote to modern living, the buzzy feeling of, 'I've FLOW Anna got to have everything done in two seconds, like responding to an email', the constant feeling of being on.
OptiMaskPro works on the following principal - the external magnetic field affects acupuncture points and can therefore influence metabolism, blood circulation, oxygenation, nutrition of tissues and organs.
Reed offers another theory: "When you stimulate the acupuncture points, you stimulate nerve endings around those points, which send signals to the spinal cord and the brain," he says.
Travell had no knowledge of Chinese medicine, yet her trigger point map corresponds closely to the acupuncture points.
Most studies addressing the specificity of meridians and acupuncture points have focused mainly on the different neural effects of acupuncture at different points in healthy individuals.
In the present study we focused on the potential differential effects that stimulus intensity at the acupuncture points might have on this reflex.
It is based on the understanding of the flow of "chi" or energy around the human body and qualified practitioners use tiny needles on the body's classical acupuncture points that affect and control this flow, enabling them to treat a wide range of symptoms relating to pain and illness.
Acupuncture, originated in ancient China, is a treatment that involves inserting thin, solid needles into acupuncture points in the skin.
In fact, an initial visit for veterinary acupuncture usually takes some time, including a lengthy review of history and a meticulous exam, as well as the standard elements of a vet visit and diagnostic palpation of acupuncture points to arrive at an "acupuncture diagnosis.
Final chapters deal with electrical acupuncture and the discovery of novel acupuncture points.
Traditional Chinese Medicine believes a life-force energy permeates our bodies through meridians punctuated by acupuncture points.
In order to demonstrate and teach the technique of orchiectomy in standing position in equine cart horses from Alagoas State in practical classes for the discipline of Veterinary Surgical Technique and enable the surgery at a low coast for the poor community, this paper proposed the evaluation of the use of the postoperative technique of autohemotherapy at acupuncture points as a substitute medical therapy for the use of analgesics and antibiotics, leading to exemption of the surgical cost and promoting welfare in places were such medical drugs are not available.