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Published on BioPortfolio: 2015-05-26T21:58:42-0400
The overall goal of this study is to examine if acupuncture intervention can reduce the onset of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and affective and cognitive complaints among mild tr...
The purpose of this study is to examine the effects of acupuncture on cerebral blood flow (CBF) and blood biomarkers during the acute 10-day window following traumatic brain injury, to det...
To assess the effect of acupuncture versus sham acupuncture on regulating the targeted metabolome of hypertensive patients.
In this study, investigators will examine the brain mechanism behind the synergistic effects of combining acupuncture and transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) treatments. Specifi...
Aim of the study is to investigate specific effects of acupuncture points.
This study aimed to evaluate the effect of acupuncture and intervention types on weight loss. We searched electronic databases, including Embase, PubMed, CENTRAL, RISS, KISS and CNKI, for randomized c...
Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a compressive neuropathic disorder at the level of the wrist. Acupuncture and other methods that stimulate acupuncture points, such as electroacupuncture, auricular acu...
This article summarizes the current evidence regarding the use of acupuncture for pain management in cancer patients. It includes a description of how acupuncture is thought to work and what the inter...
To assess the clinical effectiveness of acupuncture in the treatment of postpartum depression (PPD).
This study describes the reliability of pragmatic combinations of acupuncture points for lateral epicondylalgia as prescribed by physiotherapists who were experts in acupuncture. Raters (n=14; 33 to 5...
A type of massage in which finger pressure on specific body sites is used to promote healing, relieve fatigue, etc. Although the anatomical locations are the same as the ACUPUNCTURE POINTS used in ACUPUNCTURE THERAPY (hence acu-), no needle or other acupuncture technique is employed in acupressure. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed). Shiatsu is a modern outgrowth that focuses more on prevention than healing.
Analgesia produced by the insertion of ACUPUNCTURE needles at certain ACUPUNCTURE POINTS on the body. This activates small myelinated nerve fibers in the muscle which transmit impulses to the spinal cord and then activate three centers - the spinal cord, midbrain and pituitary/hypothalamus - to produce analgesia.
Acupuncture therapy by inserting needles in the ear. It is used to control pain and for treating various ailments.
Designated locations along nerves or organ meridians for inserting acupuncture needles.
The occupational discipline of the traditional Chinese methods of ACUPUNCTURE THERAPY for treating disease by inserting needles along specific pathways or meridians.