What is Acupuncture?

The ancient Chinese recognized a vital energy behind all life forms and processes. They called this energy Qi (pronounced chee) and discovered that it flows in particular pathways (meridians) in the body. Each meridian is associated with particular physiological
systems and internal organs. 

Acupuncture points are specific locations along these meridians and each point has an effect upon the vital energy passing through it.

What can acupuncture treat?

The World Health Organization recognizes the ability of acupuncture and traditional Oriental medicine to treat over 43 common disorders including but not limited to the following: