Acupuncture points were believed to be holes that allow entry into acupuncture meridians or channels in which qi and blood flow. There are over 2000 acupuncture points on the human body that connect with the meridian. By stimulating these Acupuncture Points the body’s vital substances, qi (energy) & blood can be normalised by redirecting, increasing, or decreasing the flow of qi, thus correcting many of the body imbalances.
Acupuncture points can usually be felt in the body tissues as areas of depression or hardness and are usually associated with tenderness. These points are mostly located along the acupuncture meridians and have been mapped out on Acupuncture Charts thousands of years ago by the founders of Acupuncture, the ancient Chinese.