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 Acupuncture Usage - General Pain: Current Bibliographies in Medicine
Acupuncture Usage
General Pain
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Leo KC. Use of electrical stimulation at acupuncture points for the treatment of reflex sympathetic dystrophy in a child: a case report. Phys Ther 1983 Jun;63(6):957-9.

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