Chinese medicine is an important part of Chinese culture for more than 5,000 years. It is based on balance and energy circulation through channels, called meridians. Acupuncture is part of Chinese medicine that involves the insertion of fine sterile needles into specific points throughout the body that cause stimulation to specific organs, nervous systems, or local area thus allowing flow of energy when there is blockages or work to balance when there is an imbalance in the body. Other aspects of Traditional Chinese Medicine include cupping, Chinese herbs, and auricular (ear) acupuncture/pressure points.
There is great amount of evidence supporting the therapeutic benefit in various conditions including:
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