Today in most western cultures it is considered one of the “new alternative” medicines. In reality Acupunctureis practiced medical treatments that are over 5,000 years old. Very basically, Acupuncture is the insertion of very fine needles, (sometimes in conjunction with electrical stimulus), on the body’s surface, in order to influence physiological functioning of the body. There are many diseases that can be treated successfully by Acupuncture. The most common are: lower backache, Cervical Spondylosis, Condylitis, Arthritic Conditions, Headaches, of all kinds (including migraine), Allergic Reactions, and relief of muscles spasms. There have also been clinical trials in the use of Acupuncture in treating anxiety disorders and depression.