Acupuncture Definition

Acupuncture: More than 2,000 points have been identified centuries ago by Chinese practitioners. By using thin, surgical needles, energy is summoned or freed from the body.

Acupuncture has been a major part of primary healthcare in China for the last 5,000 years. It is used for a wide range of purposes from prevention and treatment of disease, to pain relief and anesthetizing patients.

Acupuncture has been shown to stimulate the immune system and positively affect the circulation, blood pressure, rhythm, and stroke volume of the heart, while also helping with the secretion of the gastric acid and production of red and white cells.

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