The acupuncturist directs this subtle internal movement, which gradually nudges your condition to improve. Because the whole body is affected, the side benefit is a general feeling of greater well-being.
Acupuncture is gaining in popularity because many people have tried it and found it worked for them.
There have also been many research studies completed on acupuncture- its benefits, how it works, its cost-savings impact on health care and other policy issues. Most large insurance carriers cover acupuncture, and the military is using acupuncture to treat a spectrum of issues that center around post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).