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A variety of providers with diverse backgrounds may practice acupuncture. Allina Health offers licensed and certified acupuncturists that practice in holistic and medical settings to prevent disease and alleviate pain, anxiety, insomnia and more health issues.

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Acupuncture is the insertion of very thin, sterile needles into specific points on your body. Part of an ancient medical system called Traditional Chinese Medicine, acupuncture can stimulate your body’s natural healing mechanisms and promotes well-being.

Acupuncture can help with the quality of your well-being when you are dealing with most medical conditions or health issues.

Source: Penny George Institute for Health and Healing
Reviewed by: Michael Egan, LAc, DiplOM, MaOM; Megan Odell, LAc, MS; John Falls, LAc, MaOM; Kelly McBride, LAc, MaOM; Bobbee Vang, LAc, MaOM

First published: 1/27/2017
Last reviewed: 1/27/2017