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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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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.
Vargas III (5th District, Quezon City) has filed a bill regulating the practice of acupuncture to ensure that only licensed acupuncturists can perform the alternative practice.
It has named acupuncturist Lois Francis as its 'rst preferred provider in the Coventry and Warwickshire area.
You are both a medical doctor and an acupuncturist.
The research revealed that a significant interface exists between GPs and acupuncturists and chiropractors, where 69% of GPs referred at least a few times per year to an acupuncturist and 65% to a chiropractor.
To work as an acupuncturist you need to take an in-depth training course which generally takes around three years full-time or the part-time equivalent.
After the lively seminar, one woman acupuncturist pulled him to the side and said, "You know, I have never met a doctor from China who didn't require a translator.
Dublin based acupuncturist Dermot O'Connor said: "It's the second year of the Acupuncture Awareness Week.
Additions of acupuncturist & high-end med tech have spiked revenues & profits in 1Q10.
Acupuncturist Lisa Sherman said: "You don't have to feel under the weather.
It's very important that you provide your acupuncturist with a complete medical history and a list of all medications to ensure your safety," advises Dr.
Adich, a chiropractor and acupuncturist, owns the clinic with his wife, Susan, who is a licensed massage therapists.
Anyone interested can contact the British Acupuncture Council for advice and information on where to find a fully qualified acupuncturist locally.
The 600 s/f space with an asking rent of $40 psf was formerly occupied by a well know acupuncturist, and is newly leased by an established long-running psychiatry and pharmacology practice.