Traditional Chinese medicine explains acupuncture as a technique for balancing the flow of energy or life force — known as chi or qi (chee) — believed to flow through pathways (meridians) in your body. The treatment takes place in a comfortable, private, relaxing setting by a certified practitioner. You will start by discussing your health issues and concerns and your acupuncturist will determine where you need release to heal an ailment, relax or reduce pain. Acupuncture has been used for thousands of years to cure, relieve and heal any kind of physical disease or symptom. By inserting tiny, painless needles into specific points along these meridians, your energy flow will re-balance, your immune system will be boosted and your body will produce it’s natural painkillers.