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What is Acupuncture?
The practice of acupuncture is the stimulation of certain acupuncture
points on the human body for the purpose of controlling and regulating
the flow and balance of energy in the body. The practice includes the
techniques of piercing the skin by inserting needles and point
stimulation by the use of acupressure, electrical, mechanical, thermal
or traditional therapeutic means.
Chinese medicine views the human body as a complete organic entity that interconnects the external phenomenal world and the physical bodily structure through a series of natural laws. Chinese medicine focuses attention on the patient rather than on the disease, grouping together signs and symptoms of a disease and synthesizing them, until a clear picture appears that provides a diagnosis of the person as a whole.