Acupuncture is the use of extremely fine, hair-thin needles inserted painlessly into known acupuncture points on the human body by piercing the skin. The needles are left in place from anywhere to a few seconds to half an hour.

Acupuncture includes the use of all allied techniques of Oriental Medicine, both traditional and modern, for the diagnosis, prevention, cure or correction of any disease or pain. This is achieved by means of controlling and regulating the flow and balance energy in the body to restore it's proper functioning and state of health.

Techniques of Oriental Medicine include: moxibustion, herbology, dietary and nutritional counseling, body work, breathing and exercise.