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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According to Sister Regina, correct pressure on acupoints help the blood and the chi or white energy to regulate freely and help the body to heal itself.
According to the Chinese medicine perspective, these acupoints can restore and harmonise the flow of energy in the intestines as well as transform body fluid and expel phlegm.
In our future research, we should design a trial using moxibustion upon some acupoints to observe and verify the effect of moxibustion on the recovery of muscle strength after DOMS induction.
The original protocol of Wen and Cheung (16) employed 4 body acupoints in addition to 2 ear points.
The effect of dry cupping therapy at acupoint BL23 on the intensity of postpartum low back pain in primiparous women based on two types of questionnaires, 2012; A randomized clinical trial.
The TCM intervention involved training focused on encouraging changes in diet, lifestyle, and emotional regulation; physical exercises; and six monthly courses of moxibustion (heating acupoints by burning the moxa of dried mugwort on the skin above the points).
TEAS, a form of acupressure treatment, stimulates specific acupoints before and after embryo transfer, which aids in implantation, nourishes the embryo, and increases pregnancy rates.
Four acupoints were chosen for the individuals in the acupressure group, namely Shenmen on the wrist crease, Sanyinjiao point (SP6) on both feet, Fengchi on the hairline of the back neck (occipital area) and Yintang, at the top of the nose on the centerline between the ends of the eyebrows.
New findings of the correlation between acupoints and corresponding brain cortices using functional MRI.
Our preliminary studies indicated that electroacupuncture (EA) at the ST36 and Ashi acupoints could promote regeneration of the rabbit gastrocnemius (GM) by improving microcirculation perfusion, promoting the recovery of myofiber structures, and inhibiting excessive fibrosis.
Most acupoints are located along one of these channels, although there are exceptions.
Pharmacopuncturology is a therapy in which herbal medicine is injected into various acupoints of the body to stimulate specific parts of the human body for treatment purposes.