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Books about Acupuncture & Acupressure

Acupuncture is a technique of inserting and manipulating fine filiform needles into specific points on the body to relieve pain or for therapeutic purposes. The word acupuncture comes from the Latin acus, "needle", and pungere, "to prick". According to traditional Chinese medical theory, acupuncture points are situated on meridians along which qi, the vital energy, flows. More »

Acupressure (a blend of "acupuncture" and "pressure") is a traditional Chinese medicine technique derived from acupuncture. In acupressure physical pressure is applied to acupuncture points by the hand, elbow, or with various devices. More »