Acupuncture is a holistic health technique that stems from Traditional Chinese Medicine practices in which practitioners stimulate specific points on the body. The most common form of stimulation is with needles. Most treatments are relatively pain-free. In fact, one of the most popular uses of acupuncture is to reduce chronic pain throughout the body in a natural way, without the need for medications that can cause unwanted side effects. Currently, acupuncture is used to treat conditions like: muscle spasms and pain chronic back problems and pain headaches, including reducing the frequency and intensity of migraines neck pain osteoarthritis knee pain allergies digestive problems mood, depression.