Acupuncture is one of the main forms of treatment in traditional Chinese medicine. It involves the use of sharp, thin needles that are inserted in the body at very specific points. This process is believed to adjust and alter the body’s energy flow into healthier patterns and is used to treat a wide variety of illnesses and health conditions. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends acupuncture as an effective treatment for over forty medical problems, including allergies, respiratory conditions, gastrointestinal disorders, gynecological problems, nervous conditions, and disorders of the eyes, nose and throat, and childhood illnesses, among others.

Acupuncture has been found to treat the following conditions:
  • Headaches
  • Chronic pain
  • Neck and back pain
  • Menstrual cramps
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Weak immune system
  • Facial pain
  • Repetitive strains