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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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Some clinical evidence that has evaluated the use of acupuncture for treatment of chronic pain suggests real or sham acupuncture therapy are more effective for chronic lower back pain than no treatment at all.
This measure was chosen to test the effect of acupuncture therapy at the spinal level and therefore to differentiate excitability changes at cortical or subcortical sites [21].
All but five trials [43,44, 46,50,51] required the appearance of poststimulating "de-qi" sensation, a critical factor for the effectiveness of acupuncture therapy. As to control groups, sham acupuncture alone was adopted in six trials [42,43,45,46,49,50], and nine trials [40,41,44,47,48,51,52,54,55] used medication as controls; one trial [53] applied both sham acupuncture and medication in separate control groups.
Meta-analysis showed that those who received acupuncture therapy had better results compared to those who received nimodopine, a common dementia medication.
I have no stats on the number of veterinarians who are certified in acupuncture, but if Ithaca (N.Y.) is a measure, we have seven in our area now." He and neurologist Curtis Dewey, DVM, offer acupuncture therapy for cats at Cornell.
Meanwhile, personal reports about the use of acupuncture therapy in animals continue to grow about its benefits for dogs with:
North York, Canada, October 17, 2015 --( In response to growing awareness about alternative therapy treatments from the general public, North York-based, P&C Rehabilitation Services is pleased to announce the addition of acupuncture therapy services to its diverse selection of rehabilitation services.
Pharmacopuncture is a new form of therapy derived from the conjunction of herbal medicine and the traditional acupuncture therapy. Pharmacopuncturology is a therapy in which herbal medicine is injected into various acupoints of the body to stimulate specific parts of the human body for treatment purposes.
Auricular acupuncture therapy is based on the understanding that the outer ear represents all parts of the body.
To determine the effectiveness of acupuncture therapy, a meta-analysis was performed to compare acupuncture with sham acupuncture and other treatments.
She also wanted weekly acupuncture therapy for her symptoms.
A few reports showed acupuncture therapy was effective for reduction of weight in obesity [2, 8, 9, 10], but some negative reports also existed [11, 12].
It has previously been revealed Jennifer, who just bought an apartment for EUR3.5million in New York, paid for Norman to receive specialist treatments to deal with various ailments, including EUR176 a week on massage and acupuncture therapy.