When you use magnetic therapy on acupuncture points
, it "turns on" the electromagnetic fields in the body's fluids.
Only several of the previous studies (6, 8, 18, 19) used sham control (blunted needle intervention at the antiemetic acupuncture point
, or acupuncture or acupressure at acupuncture points
believed to be unrelated to nausea control) to avoid the placebo effect of acupuncture or acupressure.
Third, we compared the effect of TENS or placebo-TENS over acupuncture points
rather than TENS applied over non acupuncture points
and therefore we are unable to draw conclusions on whether the positive effect of Acu-TENS was in fact acupoint-specific or a general effect of TENS.
A: Some of the traditional Chinese acupuncture points
actually do go somewhat deep, but those are less commonly used in this country.
The naming and description of the acupuncture points
follows the Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) format.
The patient may be treated by burning a dry herb on an acupuncture point
, passing small electrical currents through acupuncture points
, cupping and massage.
Although the efficacy of acupuncture can be difficult to assess because of the lack of standardization of practices, one systematic review on its antiemesis effects included only controlled trials in which a single acupuncture point
, P6, was stimulated (J.
The visible red-coloured laser usually heats up the acupuncture point
GV-26 is a very famous acupuncture point
one-third of the distance below the nose and two-thirds of the distance above the upper lip in the midline.
Massaging your hand touches every single acupuncture point
in the Korean mini-system of acupuncture.
Indexing is by acupuncture point
names (in English and Chinese characters), and disease names and symptoms.
The PC6 acupuncture point
is located on the wrist about 2 1/2 fingers up from the wrist crease on the inside of the forearm, while ST36 is located on the front of the leg, one hand width (four fingers) below the kneecap, on the outside, in the depression between the shinbone and the leg muscle.