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Introduction: Acupuncture

Acupuncture is an ancient alternative medicine treatment that involves the insertion of tiny needles into particular points of the body. A similar treatment called acupressure uses the same points but finger pressure rather than insertions.

Descriptions of Acupuncture

Acupuncture: The technique of inserting thin needles through the skin at specific points on the body to control pain and other symptoms. It is a type of complementary and alternative medicine.
Source: National Institute of Health

Acupuncture: The occupational discipline of the traditional Chinese methods of ACUPUNCTURE THERAPY for treating disease by inserting needles along specific pathways or meridians.
Source: Diseases Database

Basic Information: Acupuncture

Acupuncture: Treatment with needle insertions at exacting body points.

Count: Acupuncture is listed as a: treatment for 11 conditions; alternative treatment for 0 conditions; preventive treatment for 0 conditions; research treatment for 2 conditions.

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List of Diseases with Acupuncture as a Treatment

The following list of conditions have 'Acupuncture' or similar listed as a treatment in our database:










List of Diseases with Acupuncture as a Research Treatment

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