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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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Marv, the acupuncturist, because Cheddar is experiencing pain from a back injury.
According to a recent review of modern acupuncture procedure published in Harvard Healthbeat, the acupuncturist typically inserts four to 10 needles and leaves them in place for 10 to 30 minutes while you rest.
Many acupuncturists argue weekend courses aren't enough to qualify physical therapists to needle people.
It has named acupuncturist Lois Francis as its 'rst preferred provider in the Coventry and Warwickshire area.
After my first appointment, I was able to walk out of the acupuncturist's office after needing assistance to go in.
You are both a medical doctor and an acupuncturist. When do you prescribe meds and when do you prescribe acupuncture?
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In contrast to the herbal medicine/naturopathy professions, other complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) practitioner professions, including chiropractors, acupuncturists, and traditional Chinese medicine practitioners, have made the decision to be, and are now registered with, the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme.
The 41-year-old almost halved his weight after ditching lettuce and tomato for a main meal on the advice of his Birminghambased acupuncturist. Dad-of-two Dal used to weigh 24 stone but now tips the scales at 13 stone 7lbs.
Kristien Boyle L.A.c, is a North Carolina licensed acupuncturist and a nationally board-certified herbalist and acupuncturist, a diplomat in oriental medicine.
To become an acupuncturist, you need to have a keen interest in complementary therapies and biological sciences as well as good communication and listening skills.
In this pocket atlas for veterinarians, animal acupuncturists, students, and trainees, Matern, a veterinary acupuncturist in Germany, details the use of acupuncture with small animals.
Catering to the growing number of wellness conscious guests, world-renowned acupuncturist and holistic healer, Robert Ogilvie, will be offering these treatments exclusively at PureGray during 2012.
Acupuncturist Paul O'Brien won the competition with a story about how he met his fiancee.