Acupuncture is a tried and tested system of medicine. It is one of the main components of Chinese medicine, the others are verbalism and massage.
Chinese people and other eastern cultures have been using acupuncture to restore, promote and maintain good health for thousands of years.
Chinese medicine is one of the few medical systems to hold its own alongside the more recent developments of western medicine. It has been developing and in continuous use over thousands of years. Acupuncture is now practised all over the world, approximately 3 million people are treated each year in the UK alone.