acupoints


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acupoints,

n.pl particular bodily locations that allow practitioners to balance client's qi to affect therapeutic changes with acupuncture or acupressure. See also acupressure, acupuncture, meridians, qi, and tsubo.

acupoints

acupuncture points.
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When the patient is ready, the doctor uses tweezers to pick up bees one by one and places them on the acupoint of the suffering joint.
Although studies have varied widely in terms of the acupoints used for acupuncture, the most commonly used acupoints found in the literature were used in this study.
Over time, it turned out that certain acupoints were identified constantly while others occurred much more rarely.
The experimental group received 45 minutes of Acu-TENS at bilateral acupoints Ex-B1 (known as Ding Chuan in Traditional Chinese Medicine), located at 0.
Meridian: A channel of energy running through the body on which acupoints are located
The acupoints are located at sites that have a high density of neurovascular structures and are generally between or at the edges of muscle groups.
Sue Fendrick of Newton, Massachusetts, was 35 weeks pregnant with twins when she tried acupuncture needles and moxibustion (a process in which a grain-sized cone of dry, yellow, spongy substance made from mugwort [moxa] is placed on the acupoints and lit with an incense stick.
Self Acupressure at certain Acupoints can also be beneficial.
An ancient Chinese form of healing dating back 4,000 years, the aim of acupuncture therapy is to promote health and alleviate pain through stimulating problem areas called acupoints by using slender needles.
By tapping into these channels through selected areas known as acupoints, thebody's well-being can be restored.
Stimulating certain acupoints helps restore good health and well-being (do not press these points if the skin is irritatedor if you are pregnant.