acupuncture acupuncture  /ˈæk ju ˌpəŋk tʃər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) treatment of pain or disease by inserting the tips of needles at specific points on the skin

Usage(s):

  1. For at least 21 millenniums, Chinese physicians have used acupuncture to relieve pain and treat conditions ranging from arthritis to impotence.
  2. In acupuncture the insertions are not necessarily close to the pain or its apparent cause.
  3. Six weeks into acupuncture with Nolan, he is feeling much better.

News

  1. Ancient treatment for concussions

    Doctors use acupuncture to treat concussions.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: WWLP Springfield

  2. Acupuncture and Holistic Treatments Support Natural Weight Loss Says Edison Chiropractor

    EDISON, N.J. -- Backsmart Wellness Center in Edison, NJ is educating weight loss patients about the benefits of holistic treatments including acupuncture, hypnotherapy, and custom wellness programs. According ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: GlobeNewswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Needle treatment: Acupuncture shows positive results for area pets

    Ruston resident Denise Williamson says she's seen significant improvements in the health of her two collies, Sunny and Star, thanks to a progressive yet ancient form of treatment now being offered locally — acupuncture.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The News-Star

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Quotes

  1. "I want to see what he brings to the table," Jonathan Papelbon, another newcomer to Boston's rotation, said Monday, then broke into a smile. "He's got a new acupuncture guy he's bringing in so I might try some acupuncture. If he needs...
    on Feb 12, 2007 By: Jonathan Papelbon Source: ESPN

  2. "It's a fitness and health book. I have been into nutrition since I was 16. I am a fitness trainer and also an acupuncture practitioner who treats people," Yana told PTI in an exclusive interview.
    on Dec 17, 2006 By: Yana Gupta Source: Hindu

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