What is acupuncture?
How does it work?
What does it treat?

Acupuncture is one modality within the framework of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM).

Modern research shows that stimulating acupuncture points causes an increase in the production of endorphins and, simultaneously, activates the immune and endocrine systems.

Here is a video from Acupuncture Now Foundation that gives you a brief overview of what acupuncture is, and how it used in treatment.

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Acupuncture can be used for a variety of health conditions, including lower back pain, as shown in this short video.

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Getting to the Point - Episode 1 "Children's Hospital of Orange County".
A documentary on how an acupuncturist on staff at the hospital used acupuncture to help ease the fatigue, nausea and pain so common in cancer victims.

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Short introduction to Acupuncture Now Foundation and acupuncture.

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