acupoint

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acupoint

(ˈækjʊˌpɔɪnt)
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(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]

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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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Through this 3,000-year-old tradition that uses sterile needles to improve the body's functions and promote the natural self-healing process by stimulating specific acupuncture points, or acupoints.
Local acupuncture in combination with the stimulation of acupoints along meridian might simultaneously address the symptoms and cause of the disease.
The acupoints on the abdomen include Tianshu, Dahen, Daimai, Qihai, and Zhongwan while those on the lower limbs are Zusanli, Fenlong, and Sanyinjiao.
Meridian Qigong Exercises" will enable the reader to: Understand the link between yoga and qigong; Learn basic acupressure with traditional tui na (pushing and grabbing) and dian xue (cavity pressing) techniques; Supplement your qigong practice with yoga stretches; Know which acupoints and meridians to stimulate; Relieve many common ailments, including insomnia.
Moxibustion is an oriental traditional therapeutic remedy by utilizing cauterization or heating with ignited flammable material applied to acupoints.
9) This study suggested that acupoints had a more noticeable effect of analgesia than non-acupoints.
Traditional acupuncture is understood to work by causing the release of endorphins, the body's natural pain placating chemicals, when fine needles are inserted at specific locations in the skin, known as acupoints.
For the first 2 groups, selected acupoints Neiguan, Shenmen, Zusanli and Sanyinjiao (Group 1), as well as Jiaji [T.
Acupressure is a form of traditional Chinese medicine in which pressure is applied to a few specific acupoints on the body using the fingers, thumbs, or a device.
The Effect of Acupressure at GB-21 and SP-6 Acupoints on Anxiety Level and Maternal-Fetal Attachment in Primiparous Women: a Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial.
These results were seen after acupuncture needles had been placed below the wrist and 6-12 cms below the knees (consistent with the correct acupoints for treating blood pressure).
Applications of this technique include having blood drawn, insertion of acupuncture needles in tender acupoints, or movement that causes discomfort or plain.