Acupuncture is a form of alternative medicine in which thin needles are inserted into the body. It is a key component of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). TCM theory and practice are not based upon scientific knowledge and acupuncture is a pseudoscience.
Acupuncture uses a variety of techniques to stimulate points on energetic meridians. A 2000 year old system for natural healing, prevention, and promotion of over-all health
Acupuncture is generally safe when done by an appropriately trained practitioner using clean needle technique and single-use needles.hen properly delivered, it has a low rate of mostly minor adverse effects