The origins of acupuncture in China can be traced back at least 3000 years, making it one of the oldest and most long-standing health care systems in the world. Today, acupuncture is an effective, natural, and increasingly popular form of health care that is being used by people with many different concerns, and all ages.
Most people are surprised at how little the needles are. They are completely different than the needles we think of. Most of the time you don't even feel them. Most people experience deep relaxation, and sometimes even fall asleep. There is also treatments we can do that does not involve needles!
Acupuncture treatment involves the insertion of fine, 100% sterile needles into specific sites (acupuncture points) along the body's meridians to clear energy blockages and encourage the normal flow of qi (energy & blood) through the individual. The practitioner may also use other methods, including moxibustion, cupping, auricular treatments. and massage.