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Acupuncture points on the back

Acupuncture is the stimulation of specific acupoints along the skin of the body involving various methods such as the application of heat, pressure, or laser or penetration of thin needles.  It is a key component of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), which aims to treat a range of conditions.  It is a form of complementary and alternative medicine.  According to traditional Chinese medicine, stimulating specific acupuncture points corrects imbalances in the flow of qi through channels known as channels.