acupuncture

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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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Many acupuncturists argue weekend courses aren't enough to qualify physical therapists to needle people.
It is necessary to regulate the practice of acupuncture to ensure that only licensed acupuncturists can perform this alternative practice," Vargas said.
Anywhere around the world, it is rare to find an acupuncturist who is also a medical doctor.
under review) Conversely, GP attitudes towards acupuncturists and chiropractors were more favourable.
A group of acupuncturists, massage therapists and chiropractors filed for the injunction.
where most states require that acupuncturists have a national board certification in order to practice, in the U.
Of the law's many provisions is a ban of PIP benefits for acupuncturists and massage facilities, and a requirement that claimants seek treatment within 14 days of an accident from a hospital or physician.
Acupuncturists are currently unregulated, though there are ongoing efforts to bring in measures so that acupuncturists have to be registered.
The legendary Miriam Lee, a respected pioneer practitioner who was known for her political activism, represents a generation of acupuncturists who established a political foundation that gradually led to legal sanction of acupuncture in California.
Although acupuncturists would also say that they can't treat or cure cancer, they do recommend the therapy to help overcome the nausea and other side effects of chemotherapy and claim that acupuncture can boost the immune system and aid healing.
The complaint also alleges that providers at the Merrick Boulevard Clinic, including medical doctors Ernst Ducena and Emmanuel Gelin, chiropractors Aleksandr Mostovoy and Andrew Lopedote, and acupuncturists Shichao Xia, Sung Bok Lee, and Vladimir Grodskiy, submitted fraudulent bills to insurance companies under the no-fault law for services that were never provided to patients.
Acupuncturists treat the mind and body as one, so as well as identifying imbalances, they will also provide dietary and lifestyle advice.
Back pain is the leading reason for visits to licensed acupuncturists, and medical acupuncturists consider acupuncture an effective treatment for back pain," the authors write.
Once the clinic reopens in the new space by May I, Adich said he plans to add more acupuncturists and massage therapists.
PATIENTS have alerted me to the fact that there exists amongst the physiotherapy profession an inaccurate stance regarding acupuncture practised by fully qualified traditional acupuncturists.