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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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electro acupuncture

Alternative therapy; Acupuncture

A special acupuncture practice whereby a minimal electric current is administered to certain meridian points. Electro acupuncture can be performed with or without needles.


Alternative therapy; Acupuncture

In acupuncture, sensory relates to the sensation or perception of a stimulus and the passage made by incoming nerve impulses from the sense organs to the nerve centers.


Alternative therapy; Acupuncture

One of over 2000 specific points on the body where a therapeutic modality such as acupuncture, acupressure, moxibustion, massage can be applied. Acupoints are also called ...


Alternative therapy; Acupuncture

Acupressure refers to the stimulation of a point manually with pressure. Direct pressure applied to an acupuncture point or “trigger-point”. Typically, pressure is applied to more ...

intramuscular stimulation

Alternative therapy; Acupuncture

Intramuscular stimulation is a technique of applying needles to areas of tenderness.

laser acupuncture

Alternative therapy; Acupuncture

Laser acupuncture directs and stimulates a laser beam directed at the acupuncture site.


Alternative therapy; Acupuncture

Electroacupuncture refers to the technique of introducing an electrical current to the inserted needles at various frequencies. Electro-acupuncture also known as Percutaneous ...