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Synonyms for acupressure

treatment of symptoms by applying pressure with the fingers to specific pressure points on the body

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"Acupressure is similar to acupuncture, but instead of needles, the pressure is applied with a finger, thumb or device to specific points on the body," said Susan Murphy, ScD, OTR, an associate professor of physical medicine, rehabilitation at Michigan Medicine and lead author of the study.
MagneSteps official website has announced 50% discount for the first 100 clients who decide to try the acupressure magnetic insoles.
I prescribed the ear plugs and acupressure. One way to use the latter is to draw two imaginary vertical lines from the sides of the neck and two horizontal ones from the ends of the shoulders.
In "Meridian Qigong Exercises" he reveals a unique combination of simple yoga stretches, qigong movements, and acupressure techniques that can relieve energy stagnation and rejuvenate the entire body.
Methods: This study was a randomized, prospective, double-blinded clinical trial investigating the effect of acupressure in patients with a history of PONV and motion sickness.
A recent study in JAMA Oncology found acupressure reduced fatigue by up to 34 percent.
Acupressure, a traditional Chinese healing practice, is noninvasive form of touch therapy.
Alternatively, acupressure applied at specific meridians or acupoints has been employed in Traditional Chinese Medicine to improve sleep quality by restoring the yin and yang harmony and balancing life energy (qi) [30].
Acupressure provides effective relief in neck pain.
SAN ANTONIO-Self-administered acupressure focused on enhancing relaxation significantly reduced persistent fatigue in breast cancer survivors, according to a randomized clinical trial presented at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.
Finally, 150 women were selected using purposeful random sampling and divided into three groups of cupping therapy, acupressure, and control.
is offering an "acupressure" wrist band that provides relief from car sickness, the company says, citing "double blind randomized studies [that] support the efficacy of wrist acupressure in the relief of nausea due to morning sickness, motion sickness, anesthesia and chemotherapy."
(17) Acupressure is a form of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and a component of alternative treatments.