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 OUTLINE FOR ACUPUNCTURE AS A NONCONVENTIONAL TREATMENT FOR CHRONIC NECK PAIN 100W Section 1 DL Murphy April 20, 2014 1. Intro: Acupuncture as a nonconventional treatment for chronic neck pain (L1) a) Acupuncture is increasingly being used as a nonconventional treatment for chronic neck pain. It’s well tolerated, with relatively low risk of serious adverse effects (Blossfeldt 2004, p. 146). b) Both traditional and modern acupuncture techniques adversely result in...

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 What is Acupuncture – including history and systems (Meridian, Qi, Five Elements, Yin and Yang) Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese therapy, which has been around and been used for 5,000 years. It is used as a treatment for pain relief, balance certain systems within the body, and treat paralysis among other abilities and properties top health. In China, most medical centres and hospitals offer acupuncture and is part of everyday health. In many cases, they would rather use acupuncture than ‘conventional...

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 The Benefits and Drawbacks of A Person Undergoing Acupuncture Treatment Arina Dalila Binti Kamarulzaman HELP University Outline I. Introduction A. Opener: B. Thesis statement: There several benefits and also drawbacks of a person who is experiencing acupuncture treatment. II. The benefits of someone’s going through an acupuncture treatment. A. Lessen nausea and vomiting. B. Relieve chronic lymphedema after breast cancer treatment. C. Helps treat depression and anxiety. D....

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Views on Acupuncture Acupuncture is a 'pseudoscience' and a treatment in alternative medicine in which sterilized needles penetrate the skin. It was developed in China more than 2,000 years ago and according to traditional Chinese medicine, "there are special 'meridian points' on the body connected to the internal organs and that 'vital energy' (qi) flows along the meridian lines" (Acupuncture). Stimulating these points with needles is said to help people feel better. Acupuncture is still...

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History of Acupuncture

intact throughout life and in death. As a result, the development of anatomy and surgery in China was interrupted. Thus, paving the way for Acupuncture to step in and "cure internal disease by external means". [1] And bringing the Chinese medical practice in terms with Taoism and Confucianism. [1] It is generally accepted that the practice of Acupuncture was originally invented in china, and that it dates back to the Stone Age. Needles were initially manufactured from stone (Bian stones), then...

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Alternative Therapies Case Study on Acupuncture

treated with acupuncture. J.B. comes to your alternative medicine clinic for her acupuncture appointment. 1. As you complete her intake interview, she asks “What is acupuncture?” What will you tell her? Answer: Acupuncture is a technique in which practitioners stimulate specific points on the body most often by inserting thin needles through the skin. https://nccih.nih.gov/health/acupuncture/introduction#hed2 2. J.B. wants to know how acupuncture works. How will you explain acupuncture to her? Answer:...

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Acupuncture Persuasive Essay

How Acupuncture as form of energy medicine should be intergrated in mainstream medical institutes. hypothesis doctors not being open minded and their pure unwillingness to change. Let me tell you a story about a friend of mine, his name is Mike. Mike is a construction worker and a former bodybuilder. Mike was involved in a bad car accident. It was so bad that he needed to have three surgeries. Even after these procedures, he was still in constant pain and has developed a painkiller...

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Acupuncture for Pain Management

Acupuncture for Pain Management Everyone at one point in his or her life has felt pain. Image if you had constant pain with no relieve in site. With acupuncture, relief is just a thin wire away. Scientists are not ready to admit that acupuncture works in pain management. However, studies have shown that acupuncture can modifies the perception of pain and how it is processed by the brain. Through neuroimaging and genomics, scientists can see the changes within the brain’s pain center. They...

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Acupuncture as an Alternative Medicine in the Western Culture

Debora Cytrynowicz Acupuncture as an Alternative Medicine ( in the Western Culture) Alternative medicine is a very general term whose definition can be very controversial. Basically, it is many holistic techniques for preventing and treating illnesses. Acupuncture, and many other therapies, have long been a part of Asian cultures and have recently been integrated into the Western culture. Since Acupuncture is such an important tradition in China, it has gained much respect from other cultures...

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Acupuncture: New Uses for an Ancient Remedy

Full Name Date Speech 101 Section # Professor Haddad Assignment Title & Version Speaking Outline, Final Draft “Acupuncture: New Uses for an Ancient Remedy” Specific Purpose: To inform my audience what happens during an acupuncture treatment, how acupuncture works, treatable conditions that can with acupuncture, and the use of acupuncture in combination with Western medical techniques. EYE CONTACT !!! WATCH TIME!!! I. Introduction ...

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