We recommend that you take a look at what the The World Health Organization's overview of clinical trials and the National Institute for Health have to say about acupuncture. These organizations are working to measure the efficacy of treatments using a Western scientific approach.
The most common reason that people seek acupuncture treatment is for relief from pain. Other common concerns are emotional distress, insomnia, hormonal imbalances, allergies, and gastrointestinal upset.
Acupuncture can often eliminate or reduce the symptoms for the following concerns.
I had never tried acupuncture before and they made me feel completely at ease. I would highly recommend Harvard Square Community Acupuncture to anyone looking to give acupuncture a try!