Natural Medicine



Acupuncture alleviates pain and can increase immune response by balancing the flow of life´s vital energy 

Acupuncture originated in China over 5,000 years ago. It is based on the belief that health is determined by balanced flow qi (function), the vital life energy present in all living organisms. According to acupuncture theory, qi circulates in the body along 12 major pathways called meridians, each linked to specific internal organs and organ systems. When special needles are inserted into these acu-points, they help correct and rebalance the flow of qi´s vital energy and consequently relieve pain and restores a new health condition. In 1997, acupuncture´s credibility as viable medical treatment was bolstered by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, which reclassified the acupuncture needle from an “experimental” to a “medical device” status, thereby acknowledging that the acupuncture needle is a safe and effective medical instrument.the body. It is an element of TCM that in the West is often used as a standalone treatment for a wide range of disease conditions, from the common cold and flu to addiction and chronic fatigue syndrome. It is also effective as an adjunct treatment for serious diseases.throughout

The FDA estimates that Americans make about 50 million visits per year to their acupuncturists and spend as much as $2500 million on acupuncture treatments annually