Acupuncture means the insertion, manipulation, and removal of acupuncture needles
and the application of manual, mechanical, thermal, electrical, and electromagnetic
treatment to such needles at specific points or meridians on the human body in an
effort to promote, maintain, and restore health and for the treatment of disease,
based on acupuncture theory. Acupuncture may include the recommendation of therapeutic exercises, dietary guidelines,
and nutritional support to promote the effectiveness of the acupuncture treatment.
Acupuncture does not include manipulation or mobilization of or adjustment to the
spine, extraspinal manipulation, or the practice of medical nutrition therapy.
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