Acupuncture is a form of Chinese healing which is several thousand years old and was introduced to American in the past 45 years. Although many people have been skeptical about Acupuncture, it has gained increasing acceptance as more and more people have been treated with Acupuncture and helped by it. The fact that acupuncture benefits many of the people who have not been helped by conventional medical methods is indicative of its potential usefulness in this country.