Report on acupuncture

United States, 1974

Film
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The ancient practice of acupuncture, used for over fifty centuries in the treatment of variety of human ailments, is noted by the narration to be the standard form of medicine for over half the world’s population. Based on the concept that human ills, be they migraine headache, insomnia, backache, deafness and other afflictions, may be cured or eased by the artificial manipulation of certain energy flows in the body. The film covers diagnostic methods, the insertion of needles, their manipulation to increase or decrease the energy flow, the use of herbs used with this treatment. Studies are being conducted in which acupuncture and Western medicine are being integrated for even greater results in the treatment.

Credits

producer/director

Leo Seltzer

production company

Leo Seltzer Associates

Language

English

Duration

00:27:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

27848

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Acupuncture

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Medical films

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Medicine, Chinese

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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