Q&A
What is acupuncture?

Acupuncture is the insertion of fine needles into the body at specific points which have been empirically and experimentally proven effective in the treatment of specific disorders. Acupuncture is an indispensable part of Traditional Chinese Medicine in the prevention and control of diseases. It was invented by the ancient Chinese between 5,000 and 10,000 years ago. Through the long-term accumulation of experience and development of needling tools, the academic accomplishments of ancient acupuncture were made about 3,000 years ago.

Acupuncture is the world’s oldest medical therapy and has been used by China for 10,000 years until now. Since the sixth century, it has been introduced to other countries and is now becoming more and more popular all over the world because of its safety, effectiveness and efficiency in treating a wide range of health problems.

What conditions can be treated by acupuncture?
What characteristics does acupuncture have?
How does acupuncture work?
What factors are related to the effect of acupuncture?
Are there any conditions upon which acupuncture has little effect?
How many treatments will I need?
What can I expect after treatment?
What criteria should I use in choosing an acupuncturist?
Does acupuncture hurt?