According to traditional Chinese philosophy, our health is dependent on the body's energy or qi moving in a smooth and balanced way through 'channels' beneath the skin. By inserting fine needles into these channels, acupuncturists believe it stimulates the body's own healing response.
To find a practitioner contact:
British Acupuncture Council (BAcC)
- Telephone: 020 9735 0404
- Website: www.acupuncture.org.uk
British Medical Acupuncture Society
- Tel: 01606 786782
- Website: www.medical-acupuncture.co.uk