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Medical acupuncture (French acupuncture, Helms-style acupuncture) - Ethnoscience Glossary Terms and Abbreviations
The term medical acupuncture is used to describe acupuncture treatments performed by conventional doctors (M.D.s) who also have special training in acupuncture. It is also called Helms-style acupuncture because Dr. James Helms at the UCLA Medical School has been the leading advocate and teacher in this field. Medical acupuncture is used to relieve pain, stimulate the body's natural healing and enhance the patient's physical and emotional well-being.