Acupuncture as a Healing Tool

One therapy in chiropractic and alternative medicine includes Acupuncture. This procedure involves the insertion of extremely thin needles through the skin, to various depths at strategic points on the body.

Acupuncture originated in China thousands of years ago, but over the past two decades, its popularity has grown significantly within the United States.

Although scientists don't fully understand how or why acupunctures works, some studies indicate that it provides a number of medical benefits - from pain reduction to helping with chemotherapy induced nausea.


In traditional Chinese medicine, health results from the harmonious balance between the complementary extremes of yin and yang of the life force known as CHI or QI. Chi or Qi is believed to flow through pathways or meridians in your body. These meridians and the energy flow are accessible through more than 350 acupuncture points.

Acupuncture as a Healing Tool