Acupuncture is a form of treatment that involves inserting very thin needles through a person’s skin at specific points on the body, to various depths. Research suggests that it can help relieve pain, and it is used for a wide range of other complaints.
An acupuncturist will insert needles into a person’s body to balance their energy. This, it is claimed, can help boost wellbeing and may cure some illnesses. It is used to include different kinds of pain, such as headaches, blood pressure problems, and whooping cough, among others.
Performed correctly, it is safe.
There are very few side effects.
It can be effectively combined with other treatments.
It can control some types of pain.
It may help patients for whom pain medications are not suitable.