Acupuncture is one modality of Traditional Oriental Medicine.  Very fine needles are inserted into specific acupuncture points on the body in order to stimulate the individual’s own ability to heal.

It is said that this practice began in India at the time of Buddha and was a system of healing that was used by Buddhist monks.  More widely accepted is that acupuncture began 2,000 years ago in China. It is practiced today on many continents.

Acupuncture is recognized by the World Health Organization to effectively treat the following conditions:
  • Ear, Nose and Throat Disorders
  • Respiratory Disorders
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Circulatory Disorders
  • Urogenital Disorders
  • Gynecological Disorders
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Psycho-emotional and Neurological Disorders