The Ancient Chinese developed an Energy based healing modality well before its time. TCM is quantum mechanics 4-5 thousand years ago, or it would be better to say that Quantum mechanics is a modern day science (roughly 100 year old) which has its theoretical roots within TCM...
Essentially we are trying to train the brain regulate the body on its own. Acupuncture is a dynamic method of treatment which is custom tailored towards the individual.
As I mentioned earlier there are 670 standard points, this doesn't include the extra points, scalp acupuncture, ear acupuncture etc. Thus there are a near infinite amount of combinations which allow us to address all the systems within the body.
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