Acupuncture is a treatment that uses very thin steel needles inserted into the skin to stimulate specific points in the body. The goal is to relieve a health condition or symptom, such as pain. The practice comes from traditional Chinese medicine. Scientific studies have confirmed its effectiveness for some conditions.
You may be interested in acupuncture for a variety of reasons as there are countless conditions and symptoms that acupuncture has been said to help with. Some of the many claims are:
Anxiety and depression
Chronic pain (often in the neck, back, knees, and head)
Menstrual cramps and PMS