What is Acupuncture?
Simply put, acupuncture is a form of medicine. It is used to treat many types of conditions with the use of very fine needles that are placed in very specific locations. An acupuncturists studies the art and practice of acupuncture and Oriental medicine (also known as Chinese medicine or Traditional Chinese Medicine) between 2 and 5 years. Here in Texas, an acupuncturist studies the whole body of Traditional Chinese Medicine for 3000 hours (between 4-5 years).