Acupuncture involves the insertion of very thin needles through your skin at strategic points on your body. It is most commonly used to treat pain, however, it is increasingly being used for overall wellness, including stress management, nausea, migraine headache, anxiety, depression, insomnia, and infertility.

Acupuncturists can also use cupping therapy to help to relieve pain and inflammation, improve blood flow, and allow relaxation and well-being. During cupping therapy, special cups are put onto the skin for a few minutes to create suction, serving as a type of deep tissue massage