Acupuncture is an increasingly popular practice in Ireland. It is a form of traditional Chinese medicine that has been practiced for thousands of years. Acupuncture uses thin needles to stimulate specific points on the body in order to restore balance and promote healing and wellbeing. In Ireland, acupuncture is often used to treat a wide range of physical, mental and emotional conditions, from chronic pain and stress to depression and anxiety. A number of studies have demonstrated the efficacy of acupuncture in treating a range of conditions, and it is becoming an increasingly popular and sought after treatment in Ireland.