is a popular medical practice in China> for thousands of years. It is an insertion of fine (Stainless steel) needles into the body as specific points
called acupoints, shown as effective in the treatment of specific health problems. These acupoints
have been mapped out by the ancient Chinese and have been confirm of their locations through the electromagnetic research
of modern Western medicine.
According to ancient theory, traditional acupuncture is based on the flow of Qi
(Energy) and Xue (Blood) through distinct meridians that cover the body similar to the nerves and
blood vessels. It allows Qi to flow to areas where it is Deficient and away from where it is Excess.
In this way, acupuncture regulates and restores the harmonious energetic balance
of the body. However, modern Western medicine cannot yet explain how acupuncture works.
As it is endorsed by the National Institutes of Health on November 5, 1997, acupuncture is the most
effective in the treatment of postoperative and chemotherapy nausea and vomiting and in postoperative dental pain. There are
other situations--such as addiction, asthma, stroke rehabilitation, headache, menstrual cramps, tennis elbow, carpal
tunnel syndrome, fibromyalgia, myofascial pain, osteoarthritis, and low-back pain.