Acupuncture is a method of producing analgesia or altering the function of a system of the body by inserting fine, wire-thin needles into the skin on the body along a series of lines, or channels, called meridians.
The needles are twirled or energized electrically or warmed.
Acupuncture originated in the Far East and has gained increasing attention in the West since the early 1970s.
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Source: ADAM Encyclopedia
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