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Monday, October 24, 2005

The Point of Acupuncture Goes Beyond Needles

Say acupuncture. People think needles. Acupuncture is not so much about the needles as it about balancing the body’s energy system or qi (pronounced chee). The concept of practitioners inserting needles into points seems to be what everyone thinks of when they think of acupuncture.

Acupuncture is a medical practice that is thousands of years old. It originated in Asia. Throughout the country of China, there are many different theories and ways of practicing. As time passes, more and more of this information is being translated and practiced in the Western World.

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