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  • n. Plural form of acupoint.


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  • Stimulation of certain areas to release the blocked Qi called acupoints can be done through the insertion of very thin needles or with heat, pressure or a laser, the study authors pointed out in background information in the article.

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  • The locations are called acupoints and contain nerve endings.

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  • Acupuncture treatment, a two-thousand-year-old component of traditional Chinese medicine, involves stimulating one or more predetermined points on the body, called acupoints, with needles for therapeutic effect.

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  • It involves using fine needles to pierce specific parts of the body (called acupoints).


  • Although the "acupoints" highlighted by the meridian map of the body don't correspond to any part of the anatomy, they seem to be the most effective places to apply needles or electrical currents.

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  • He said the cobblestone walking paths are common in China, where traditional medicine teaches that the uneven surface of the stones stimulate "acupoints" on the soles of the feet.

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  • This Qi flows throughout your body by way of "acupoints," and when it is blocked it causes sickness.

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  • "acupoints," produced changes in the body's flow of current, and by doing so, influenced the health of an individual.

  • The ear contains more than a hundred acupoints, which can stimulate life force energy and reinvigorate your body.

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  • Breathe into tight places; stretch and move when your back or neck feels stiff; look out the window when your eyes are straining at the computer screen; massage your neck and press the acupoints when a headache is lurking.

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