acupoint


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acupoint

(ˈækjʊˌpɔɪnt)
n
(Complementary Medicine) any of the specific points on the body where a needle is inserted in acupuncture or pressure is applied in acupressure
[C19: from acu(puncture) + point]

acupoint


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(also called acupuncture point, pressure point or tsubo). Any of the key points on the meridians where nerves feel uncomfortable when the flow of energy through the body is blocked.
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Acupoint and Trigger Point Therapy for Babies and Children
3) Taking a moment or two between appointments to "take a breather" and access this acupoint is a good way to alleviate the emotional and physical tension that may have accumulated in your body.
Rectal hypersensitivity reduced by acupoint TENS in patients with diarrhoea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome; a pilot study.
Rectal hypersensitivity reduced by acupoint TENS in patients with diarrhea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome: a pilot study.
The use of transcutaneous acupoint electrical stimulation for preventing nausea and vomiting after laparoscopic surgery.
Success of acupuncture and acupressure of the Pc 6 acupoint in the treatment of hyperemesis gravidarum.
Fendrick saw her acupuncturist about five times over a two-week period and also had her husband burn the moxa on the acupoint on her toe between appointments.
This initial acupoint stimulation brings the meridian transmission into balance, thus enhancing healing ability and enabling natural hormonal/chemical release to ease pain.
It uses Shiatsu massage techniques, which applies pressure to specific areas along the spine called acupoints, to achieve its aim, with each acupoint said to be specifically related to a set organ or body condition.
Stimulation of the vision-related acupoint showed the same reaction in the brain as stimulation of the eye.
Four cadaver labs will be an integral component of the program and will illustrate anatomical structure, motor points, trigger points and acupoint anatomy.