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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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"Acupunture Information and Resources." National Center for Complimentary and Alternative Medicine, National Institutes of Health.
Researchers on acupunture had a clearly defined acupuncture treatment procedure following the Standards for Reporting Interventions in Clinical Trials of Acupuncture (STRICTA) recommendations.
American Association of Acupunture and Oriental Medicine, 433 Front St., Catasauqua, PA 18032; (610) 266-1433;
Acupunture and reiki are now available on the NHS with doctors acknowledging the age-old treatments can be hugely beneficial in targeting pain, stress and even quitting smoking.
Washington, Apr 15 (ANI): A new study has found that wrist acupunture or acupressure can significantly reduce vomiting and nausea symptoms, which are generally experienced after surgery.
Clinical Outcomes in IVF Patients Rate of Rate of Clinical Implantation Pregnancy Laser acupunture (n = 2002) 34% 55% Needle acupuncture (n = 200) 29% 52% Laser sham (n = 198) 27% 44% Relaxation (n = 203) 25% 45% No therapy (n = 197) 30% 50% Source: Dr.
Relations to acupunture points.) Biol Med 28(3), 135-141.
With the new data provided by the OED, some new additions are acupunture point and, flowery to modify any of the following nouns (Empire, Kingdom, Land, Nation), mainly referring to China.
Acupunture for treatment of a nonhealing brown recluse spider bite: a case report.