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Alternative therapy

Preventative and therapeutic health care practices, such as acupuncture, naturopathy, chiropractic, homeopathy and herbal medicine. Generally do not follow accepted medical methods. May not require medical explanations for their success or use.

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yang

Alternative therapy; Acupuncture

A relative term (in relation to Yin) associated with the more energetic parts of our being and nature. Yang is associated with the masculine, life-force, energy, brightness, ...

zhejiu

Alternative therapy; Acupuncture

Zhejiu is the Chinese term and refers to both acupuncture and moxibustion.

acupuncture

Alternative therapy; Acupuncture

The practice of inserting needles into the body to reduce pain, induce anesthesia or cure other diseases. More broadly, acupuncture is a family of procedures involving the ...

acupuncturist

Alternative therapy; Acupuncture

A specialist skilled in the practice of acupuncture, who may or may not be credentialed by an accrediting body.

pressure point

Alternative therapy; Acupuncture

A pressure point is anatomical location on the human body that is considered a vital point in acupuncture in that when stimulated (such as by acupuncture needle) it can produce ...

acupuncture

Alternative therapy; Acupuncture

Acupuncture is the stimulation of specific acupoints along the skin of the body involving various methods such as the application of heat, pressure, or laser or penetration of ...

Gerson therapy

Alternative therapy; Acupuncture

Gerson Therapy is based on the belief that disease is caused by the accumulation of unspecified toxins, and attempts to treat the disease by having patients consume a ...