“What can acupuncture help? I’ve been meaning to try it. Does it hurt?” These are just some of the common things I hear as an acupuncturist. Acupuncture was introduced to the US in the early seventies and has gradually grown into one of the most common holistic modalities used in the West. It can help almost any condition, and the side effects are nominal.
Acupuncture is recognized by the National Institute of Health (NIH) and the World Health Organization (WHO) to be effective in the treatment of the following conditions:
If you’ve been thinking about giving acupuncture a try, make sure that your practitioner is State licensed and nationally certified through the NCCAOM, www.NCCAOM.org. Acupuncture is a wonderful healing tool, and I hope you will consider it.