Western Medical Acupuncture is effectively used to help to relieve symptoms of various conditions, including, stress, anxiety and, most commonly, pain. An adaptation of Chinese Acupuncture, Western Medical Acupuncture uses current knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathology and the principles of evidence based medicine.

 It involves the insertion of fine needles, to specific acupuncture points and the central nervous system is stimulated, resulting in relief of symptoms.