Acupuncture has been used for centuries in China though the benefits have been recognized by modern medicine in the past few decades and are now being integrated into Western Medical practices. Using very fine, clean, single-use needles, they are place specifically in various positions of the body depending on the ailment and form of treatment. It is widely used for pain management and many chronic health problems. It works through the process of neuromodulation of the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system. Acupuncture promotes natural healing and general wellness.