What is Acupuncture?
Acupuncture is the gentle insertion of very fine needles into specific points on the body, of which are selected by trained acupuncture practitioners for each individual person. The practice originated in China over 3,000 years ago, and is part of the holistic system of healing known as Traditional Chinese Medicine. Its purpose is to stimulate the movement of energy within the body, in order to allow natural healing to take place. It helps to prevent illness by improving the overall function of the body’s immune and organ systems.