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Electro-acupressure. Patient receiving acupressure from an instrument that also uses a small electrical current. This sort of therapy (also known as bio-energy therapy) uses the principal of acupressure, where pressure is applied to specific areas in the body. Acupressure, is similar to acupuncture, in that it is a traditional Chinese therapy that treats disorders by unblocking the channels through which the life-force, or chi, should flow. The modern addition of a small electrical current is thought to intensify the treatment.
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