Definition of 'acupuncture'
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There is very high public demand for herbal medicine and acupuncture. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You could also try acupuncture and holding heat against the area. The Sun (2012)Our spy had acupuncture and a massage. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But some intensive treatment with the acupuncture needle has done the trick. The Sun (2007)All of those who received the true acupuncture experienced pain relief. Alternative Health Care for Women (1991)This is carried out by massaging a series of acupuncture points without actually inserting any needles. Banish Headaches -how to obtain fast, drug-free relief from headache (1990)It is interesting that many of the main acupuncture points become tender when disease affects part of the body. Banish Headaches -how to obtain fast, drug-free relief from headache (1990)There is no cure for osteoarthritis but there is significant evidence that acupuncture can ease pain and increase mobility of joints. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Think about trying some holistic treatments such as acupuncture, reflexology or massage. The Sun (2012)Some smokers have found alternative methods such as acupuncture can help them quit but there is little scientific proof to back this up. The Sun (2007)If true acupuncture worked better than sham, it would have shown that it has a genuine basis in physiology. Times, Sunday Times (2007) Using acupuncture to treat chronic back pain is more effective than standard treatments alone, a leading scientific study has found. Times, Sunday Times (2009)What about the acupuncture points? Times, Sunday Times (2007)He had lived in China for over twenty years so was convinced that acupuncture was the treatment of choice in his case. Banish Headaches -how to obtain fast, drug-free relief from headache (1990)A case in point is acupuncture. Alternative Health Care for Children (1989)The equipment consists of a small hand-held box with four electrodes which can be placed on particular acupuncture points on your back or abdomen. Alternative Health Care for Women (1991)I tell him he should try acupuncture, which works for me. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Also, why not try acupuncture, a highly effective method of pain control. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Other treatments include anti-inflammatory jabs, massage and acupuncture. The Sun (2009)I am studying Chinese medicine and acupuncture, accounting and law. Times, Sunday Times (2008)In general, a combination of nutritional supplements, counselling and sometimes methods such as acupuncture can be shown to ease the withdrawal from such drugs. The Beat Fatigue Workbook - how to identify the causes (1988)
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Translations for 'acupuncture'
British English: acupuncture /ˈækjʊˌpʌŋktʃə/ NOUN
Acupuncture is the treatment of a person's illness or pain by sticking small needles into their body.
I had acupuncture in my lower back.
- American English: acupuncture
- Arabic: الوَخْزُ بالإبَر
- Brazilian Portuguese: acupuntura
- Chinese: 针灸
- Croatian: akupunktura
- Czech: akupunktura
- Danish: akupunktur
- Dutch: acupunctuur
- European Spanish: acupuntura
- Finnish: akupunktio
- French: acuponcture
- German: Akupunktur
- Greek: βελονισμός
- Italian: agopuntura
- Japanese: 鍼
- Korean: 침술
- Norwegian: akupunktur
- Polish: akupunktura
- European Portuguese: acupuntura
- Romanian: acupunctură
- Russian: иглоукалывание
- Spanish: acupuntura
- Swedish: akupunktur
- Thai: การฝังเข็ม
- Turkish: akupunktur
- Ukrainian: акупунктура
- Vietnamese: châm cứu
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