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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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Meanwhile, anecdotal reports about the successful use of acupuncture therapy in animals continue to grow.
Acupuncture therapy helps facilitate the blood flow within the body and deliver oxygen to affected areas where there is pain and discomfort.
Previous study showed the reduction of body fat percentage in the same degree of weight reduction in patients who received acupuncture therapy [18].
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.
The main contribution of this research was its evaluation of acupuncture therapy in a scientific way," the doctor said.
The use of acupressure also distinguishes Wan's system, as Repeti observes, " an essential tool and adjunct in acupuncture therapy.
A few months ago, Steve was receiving acupuncture therapy for a torn rotator cuff.
It said the product used Chinese acupuncture therapy, which had been renowned for its medical benefits for years; therefore believed it was acceptable for the ad to reiterate the claims provided to the company by the factory.
An ancient Chinese form of healing dating back 4,000 years, the aim of acupuncture therapy is to promote health and alleviate pain through stimulating problem areas called acupoints by using slender needles.
PIN-POINT PRECISION: Lois Francis puts her acupuncture expertise to good use on a client's back; FEELING BETTER: Myra Williams is in fitter form following her sessions of acupuncture therapy with Lois Francis
Even though Reeves remains uncertain about which part of the study he was placed in--the control group or those receiving acupuncture therapy, the results were dramatic.
RZ: Our hypothesis is that acupuncture therapy will control the blood pressures of patients who have been taken off their medications, or who have never started it.
Naeser's acupuncture therapy uses a laser pointer powered by two AAA batteries.
Kikuchi and two others allegedly provided acupuncture therapy last December to a 31-year-old Chinese woman, while Wang and another employee allegedly administered an intravenous drip to a 31-year-old woman in February.