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What are the acupuncture points for back and neck?

U can see a book: As i remeber there are 12 maridians on the body and about 760 regular points in addition to local points that can be used for treatment , depending on patient's presentation ...Read more

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Acupuncture (Definition)

Acupuncture is a treatment based on Chinese medicine -- a system of healing that dates back thousands of years. At the core of Chinese medicine is the notion that a type of life force, or energy, known as qi (pronounced "chee") flows through energy pathways (meridians) in the body. Each meridian corresponds to one organ, or group of organs, that governs particular bodily functions. Achieving the proper flow of qi is thought to create health and wellness. Qi maintains the dynamic balance of yin and yang, which are complementary opposites. According to Chinese medicine, everything in nature has both yin and yang. An imbalance of qi (too much, too little, or blocked flow) causes disease. To restore balance to the qi, an acupuncturist inserts needles at points along the meridians. These acupuncture points are places where the energy pathway is close to the ...Read more


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What acupuncture points can I pinpoint to fight bell's palsy?

What acupuncture points can I pinpoint to fight bell's palsy?

Auricular acupunctur: Auricular acupuncture - face pt, forehead pt, facial nerve pt, point zero, shen men and thalamus pt per the "auriculotherapy manual chinees and western system of ear acupuncture" by terry oleson pH.D. This should only be done by a trained acupuncturist. ...Read more

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Are there any acupuncture points on the body that can trigger an instant orgasm upon pressure?

Are there any acupuncture points on the body that can trigger an instant orgasm upon pressure?

Not that I know of.: There are auricular protocols for decreased libido - but i don't know of a button to push for an instant orgasm. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me about the acupuncture points for back and neck pain ?

Many, many, many: There are over 365 acupuncture points. - there are many on the neck and the back. So, I am not sure which points you are referring to. ...Read more

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What are the acupuncture points for jaw and neck pain ?

What are the acupuncture points for jaw and neck pain ?

It depends: There are multiple points in the body the treat jaw and neck pain. However which points are used for an individual is dependent upon the physical examination to determine which meridians have too much or not enough flow of chi in them. ...Read more

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Where are the auricular acupuncture points for addiction to alcohol, smoking, and opioids?

Where are the auricular acupuncture points for addiction to alcohol, smoking, and opioids?

Protocols: Nada protocol: shen men, autonomic point, kidney pt, liver pt and lung pt. Tobacco cessation: shen men, kidney pt, point zerio, lung pt and nicotine point. Some protocols can vary. This should only be performed by a trained acupuncturist. ...Read more

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Can acupuncture help speed up recovery of frostbite on the hands?

Can acupuncture help speed up recovery of frostbite on the hands?

Yes: There is a fair amount in literature regarding use of acupuncture to reduce pain associated with peripheral nerve damage due to frostbite. It can also be used to help prevent nerve damage. It can reduce stasis of blood flow in effected tissue. ...Read more

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How long before pain and swelling from acupuncture go away. When will i feel better? (hands/upper back/shoulders done)

How long before pain and swelling from acupuncture go away. When will i feel better? (hands/upper back/shoulders done)

Swelling?: I think you had other problems with your acupuncture too (earlier question). It sounds like a negative experience. I have never seen swelling due to acupuncture. Although it can occur when an ashi point in piquered or with korean scraping techniques. Pain can sometimes be a positive reaction (a change) and usually resolves within 2 to 3 days. Are you seeing an experienced acupuncturist? ...Read more

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Is acupuncture useful to heal pain in the wrist and hand?

Is acupuncture useful to heal pain in the wrist and hand?

You can: Try it. In some people it helps, in others it does not. You may also want to consult with an orthopedist who specializes in hands. ...Read more

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