electrical acupuncture

electrical acupuncture

A permutation of acupuncture, in which low-voltage electric currents are passed through needles to stimulate the acupuncture points; it is uncertain whether this improves the efficacy of the traditional, non-electric format of acupuncture.
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And he claims to have found success in electrical acupuncture, shock treatment he claims can form new stem cells.
Shang, "EEG theta-bandphase synchronization during electrical acupuncture in humans," in Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Informatics (BMEI '12), pp.
Intraoperative and postoperative anaesthetic and analgesic effect of multipoint transcutaneous electrical acupuncture stimulation combined with sufentanil anaesthesia in patients undergoing supratentorial craniotomy.
Inhibition of acid secretion by electrical acupuncture is mediated via beta-endorphin and somatostatin.
Clinical trial of electrical acupuncture on hemiplegic stroke patients.
* McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School will receive a little over $1 million to evaluate whether certain traditional Chinese medicines and an electrical acupuncture technique can be used to prevent addiction relapse and craving for alcohol and drugs of abuse.
Liaw, "Clinical Trial of Electrical Acupuncture on Hemiplegic Stroke Patients," American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, vol.

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