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Location of Pericardium 6 acupoint (a) and wristbands on the Pericardium 6 acupoint (b) psi Band acupuncture bracelet for nausea and vomiting b a

Location of Pericardium 6 acupoint (a) and wristbands on the Pericardium 6 acupoint (b) psi Band acupuncture bracelet for nausea and vomiting b a

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... PC6 acupoint is located on the palmar side of the wrist two inches above the transverse crease of the wrist, between the tendons of palmaris longus and flexor carpi radialis. An easy way to find the point is to place three fingers across your wrist starting at the wrist crease; then, look at the point where this line crosses between the two tendons [ Figure 2a]. ...
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... acupressure wristband used in the current study was PsiBand [ Figure 2b] designed by a company at the United States and assembled in China. To use the wristband, the researcher was trained in a short course under the supervision of an expert in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). ...

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