Acupuncture (from Latin, ‘acus’ (needle) + ‘punctura’ (to puncture))

  • [1] is the stimulation of specific acupuncture points along the skin of the body involving various methods such as penetration by thin needles or the application of heat, pressure, or laser light.
  • [2] Clinical practice varies depending on the country.
  • [3] Traditional acupuncture involves needle insertion, moxibustion, and cupping therapy.
  • [4] It is a form of alternative medicine
  • [5] and a key component of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM).
  • [6] According to TCM, stimulating specific acupuncture points corrects imbalances in the flow ofqi through channels known as meridians. The TCM theory and practice are not based upon scientific knowledge.
  • [7] Acupuncture aims to treat a range of conditions
  • [8] though is most commonly used for pain relie

Treatment is effective for patients suffering from:

Pain, Low back Pain, Headaches and migraines, Extremity conditions, Nausea and vomiting and post-operative, Allergies2, Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, Cancer2.9 Depression, Fertility and childbirth, Fibromyalgia, Stroke, Other conditions, Moxibustion and cupping

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