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Definition of the noun acupressure
What does acupressure mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: acupressures
- treatment of symptoms by applying pressure with the fingers to specific pressure points on the body
- regions: Cathay / China / Communist China / mainland China / People's Republic of China / PRC / Red China; Japan / Nihon / Nippon
- lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
- synonyms of acupressure: G-Jo / shiatsu
- more generic words: intervention / treatment = care provided to improve a situation
Alternative definition of the noun acupressure
- A mode of arresting hemorrhage resulting from wounds or surgical operations, by passing under the divided vessel a needle, the ends of which are left exposed externally on the cutaneous surface.
Specialised definition of the noun acupressure
Glossary of sports
a form of alternative therapy similar to acupuncture that uses manual pressure instead of needles (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)
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by Deborah Mitchell
Acupressure is an ancient Chinese healing method that involves applying pressure to specific meridian...
Another advantage of acupressure is that you can do it just about anywhere, anytime, and no one will even know.
by Nancy Allison
Acupressure is an ancient practice of applying hand and finger pressure to specific points on the body in order to control...
Acupressure is a part of traditional Chinese medicine, the system of holistic medicine that relates all of the parts of the ...
A Multicultural Perspective by Helda Pinzon-Perez, Miguel A. Pérez
Jin Shin Do Jin Shin Do acupressure is a unique combination of the Japanese style of gentle touch with Chinese...
Acupressure II (2014)
by Speedy Publishing
Acupressure is an ancient healing art using the fingers to gradually press key healing points, which stimulate the body's natural self-curative abilities. Acupressure was developed in Asia over 5,000 years ago. Using the power and sensitivity of ...
Spine Secrets Plus (2011)
by Vincent J. Devlin
Acupressure is the application of thumb or finger pressure to traditional acupuncture points. When applied to a myofascial trigger point, it is called ischemic compression. Acupressure techniques are reported to achieve a therapeutic effect by ...
by William Chi-Sing Cho
Acupressure is a kind of massage involving fingers or hands to stimulate acupuncture points. Acupressure is a non-pharmacological therapy which has been used to manage various symptoms, such as nausea and vomiting, insomnia, fatigue, ...
A Complete Self-Help Plan for Improving Health and Well-Being by Valerie Ann Worwood, Julia Stonehouse
Acupressure is the system of applying pressure to the meridian points with the fingers rather than with needles. The basic goal is the same — to rebalance the body by stimulating the flow of chi. This therapy is less regulated than acupuncture, ...
Stretch Your Dog Healthy (2008)
A Hands-on Approach to Natural Canine Care by Raquel Wynn
Acupressure is a healing modality that falls under the larger category of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), which also includes acupuncture, herbal medicine, and qi gong. The principles of TCM involve work with powerful vital energy called ...
1,025 Easy Ways to Live Longer, Feel Better, and Enrich Your Life by Joe Graedon, National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Fundamental to acupressure is the belief that it's ...
Ayurvedic Massage (2000)
For Health and Healing by S. V. Govindan
Therefore acupressure means taking out disease-infested matter from the body with the help of pressure. The idea that prevention is better than cure should be given much more importance, like the Chinese do. Today in India, people use ...
Natural Highs (2003)
Feel Good All the Time by Hyla Cass, Patrick Holford
Acupressure is a good compliment to NAET. Once the substance that is weakening the subject has been identified, strategically placed acupuncture needles or even finger acupressure can release energy blocks and re- program the brain to ...
Yoga in Your Hands by Gertrud Hirschi
Acupressure 1 Colds Next to acupuncture, acupressure is the best-known Chinese healing method in the Western countries. Instead of using needles, the meridians are stimulated with the fingers. In the following two illustrations you can see ...
The Fibromyalgia Handbook (2003)
A 7-Step Program to Halt and Even Reverse Fibromyalgia by Harris H. McIlwain, Harris H. McIlwain, M.D., Debra Fulghum Bruce, Ph.D.
Acupressure is a well-known ancient form of physical therapy that was discovered before acupuncture, using the same points. This type of Chinese medicine therapy works by stimulating your body's main "trigger points" to release energy or ...
Chronic Pelvic Pain (2011)
by Paolo Vercellini
Acupressure is the application of pressure to certain points Spinal Involves mobilization and Vertebral mechanical No studies in women with Severe adverse Spinal manipttlation manipulation manipulation, which are dysfunction affecting CPP ...
Word Nerd (2007)
More Than 18,000 Fascinating Facts about Words by Barbara Ann Kipfer
is Latin, literally “sharpness, point” acupoints are the energy points where needles are inserted for acupuncture or where pressure is applied for acupressure acupressure is a blend of “acupuncture” and “pressure” to acupunctuate is to prick ...
Acupressure to relieve cervical spondylosis by John Wein
Acupressure is an ancient healing art using the fingers to gradually press key healing points, which stimulate the body's natural self-curative abilities. Acupressure was developed in China over 5,000 years ago. Using the power and sensitivity ...
by Deborah R. Mitchell
Some people refer to acupressure as “acupuncture without the use of needles” because both acupressure and acupuncture are based on the same concept of health. That concept, according to ancient Chinese tradition, is that all people ...
Subjective health care viewed with an objective eye by Joseph Segen
Chinese medicine An acupressure point that is believed to be a relay station for the flow of energy (chi or qi) through the meridians and collateral neural pathways. See Acupuncture, Meridian ...
by Sana Loue, Martha Sajatovic
Acupressure. Gary. Edmunds5. (5) Center for Minority Public Health, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA Without Abstract Many Chinese immigrants in the USA have accessed both Western style biomedicine and traditional ...
by Daniel Kogan, Sun-Jin Kim
by Ormond McGill
Acupressure produces similar effects without the need for puncturing. Pressure on the ...
by Carolyn Chambers Clark, EdD, ARNP,FAAN
Acupressure Nausea is the most common postoperative complication of anesthesia. Ferrara-Love, Sekeres, and Bircher (1996) used acupressure to prevent the problem. Ninety individuals scheduled for surgery were randomly assigned to the ...
Mental Health and Mental Disorders: An Encyclopedia of Conditions, Treatments, and Well-Being [3 volumes] (2015)
An Encyclopedia of Conditions, Treatments, and Well-Being by Len Sperry
Acupressure | 11 ...
by Jennifer Shoquist, Diane Stafford
acupressure A popular Chinese technique that is included under the umbrella term alternative medicine, acupressure usually calls for using finger pressure on specific points of the body ...
by Ronald Manual Doctor, Ada P. Kahn, Christine A. Adamec
Acupressure is used by many people for relief of physical symptoms as well as anxieties. Acupressure is thought to combine the science of acupuncture with the power of the healing touch and has been most widely used for pain control.
by Mary Harwell Sayler
adductor muscles 7 acupressure Also known as contact healing, acupressure applies pressure at potent points...
In the absence of bruising or broken bones, acupressure can be applied by pressing directly into an ache with a thumb or ...
136 Techniques That Alleviate Pain, Calm the Mind, and Promote Health by Skye Alexander, Anne Schneider
The Chinese developed acupressure by finding and mapping pressure points on the body that, when activated by steady touch, spread healing energy through invisible meridians. The ancient Egyptians and Greeks diagrammed points on the ...
by Mary Harwell Sayler, Arya Nick Shamie
acupressure the CDC launched a national, multiethnic VERB TM campaign targeting youth aged nine to 13. Using successful marketing principles, the government agency widely advertised the advantages of healthy play. A year later, 74 ...
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