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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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Recently, an American based company launched an acupressure eye mask.
The roots of both reflexology and acupressure can be found in the ancient civilizations of Egypt, India and China.
Acupuncture and Acupressure and Massage Health Outcomes for Patients with Anorexia Nervosa: Findings from a Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial and Patient Interviews.
Learn acupressure points you can activate yourself to ease conditions such as depression and to enhance creativity.
Zoltan Medgyessy of the Berolina Clinic in Lohne, Germany demonstrated in a trial that pressure to the P6 antiemetic point on the inner wrist with an acupressure wristband is an effective and quick therapy for relieving nausea of migraine sufferers.
Acupressure is usually applied by hand, but can also be applied by elbow or by various hand-held devices.
A modern take on the beds of nails yogis used thousands of years ago to stimulate the release of endorphins and oxytocin--the body's own pain relief hormone--the Halsa Mat consists of 8,820 soft spikes that stimulate your body's acupressure points.
ACUPRESSURE, which has origins as an ancient Chinese healing art, is based on the principle that there are 365 key pressure points in the body.
Pamintuan, now President of New York College of Health Professions, has been working with the Chairman of College, Donald Spector, a world-renowned inventor and serial entrepreneur on this new line of acupressure clothing for sports enhancement as well as for use by the general public and medical communities to alleviate pain.
LifeWave is a direct selling company and offers a unique line of homeopathic and acupressure products in the form of adhesive patches that improve energy, aid sleep, relieve pain, control appetite, and reduce the effects of aging.
Filled with insightful, practical, and easy-to-understand information, this encyclopedia examines the history and modern uses of such alternative therapies as acupressure, healing touch, reiki, reflexology, the Tellington Method, therapeutic touch, and many others.
DENVER--Acupressure was associated with better scores than sham acupressure on tests of attention and short-term memory in patients with cognitive impairments due to traumatic brain injury.
DENVER - Acupressure shows promise as an adjuvant therapy for cognitive impairment due to traumatic brain injury, a study has shown.
The advanced technology uses acupressure on two parts of a person's finger to help stop snoring.
Currently, Elder is the principal investigator on a "Randomized Trial of Tapas Acupressure for Weight loss Maintenance.