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    Acupuncture. Location of events unknown.

    M/S of elderly woman talking about the success of acupuncture she says that she does not get pains in her head anymore. Commentator talks generally about acupuncture. M/S of small needles in woman's back. Several shots of female journalist talking to man who explains (aided by diagrams) the different theories in Western acupuncture and the Chinese equivalent.

    M/S of woman having lying on slab having a needle inserted into her stomach. M/S of the woman talking to journalist about how acupuncture has changed her life. The journalist talks to the acupuncture expert they talk about the qualifications needed to be an acupuncturist. Shots of journalist talking to Paul who suffered from migraines for 16 years until he tried acupuncture.

    M/S of needles being put in his foot. M/Ss of woman talking about how it was used as an anaesthetic when she has a throat problem. The expert says that acupuncture could be used for people with bad hearts. C/U of Paul talking about how all the other drugs he tried did not work.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1970 - 1975
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
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    Time in/Out:
    01:26:20:00 / 01:32:02:00
    UN 4585 D
    Sort Number:
    UN 4585 D
  • Appears in...

    Lifestyle & Culture Science & Technology
    HEALTH - MISC. 100 toys turner BIB-HISTORY OF HEALTH mortality Acupuncture
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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