Acupuncture is well proven for pain relief. Another good textbook to review in advance of your decision is: “The Foundations of Chinese Medicine” a comprehensive text for acupuncturists and herbalists. The schools that do, allow graduates after graduation, to consult with instructors regarding care of their patients.
Even though there are more than 1000 acupuncture points on the body, you don’t need to know more than 10-20 acupuncture points to help you or members of your family with some “everyday” problems without a deep knowledge of acupuncture science. The number one reason that people use acupuncture is to relieve pain, but you can use this form of treatment for other health conditions.
Acupuncture can work wonders to treat infertility problems. In Western medicine we have no equivalence to Qi or meridians. You can even go for a healthy diet and lifestyle change options in conjunction with acupuncture in order to treat infertility problems successfully.
In case, you plan to practice acupuncture on a consistent basis, then you would require a good amount of acupuncture needles. They turn to acupuncture for pain relief, for chronic illness, for acute injuries, for various side effects brought on by other medications, for incurable conditions, during cancer treatments etc.
This will then cause either an analgesic effect to reduce or eliminate pain, or will stimulate stronger energy flow to heal various conditions. Acupuncture is a healing system that was developed in china some 2,500 years ago. Myth: Only Chinese or Asians can practice acupuncture because it is of Chinese origin.