What is Acupuncture?

What is Acupuncture?

Acupuncture is an insertion of fine and thin needles into a specific point on the skin surface to bring about a regulation of the body for natural healing. It empowers the body to heal. Although the method is counter-intuitive, it promotes natural healing.

It enhances recuperative power and immunity, supports physical and emotional health, and improves overall function and well-being. It is a safe, painless and effective way to treat a wide variety of pain, inflammation, and dysfunction.


 Acupuncture Increases the Body’s Healing Ability


Tiny needles in foot.

What does David Lee do?

During the initial exam your health history is taken. Questions are asked regarding health, symptoms, and lifestyle. Your torso will be measured and pelvic bone will be palpated for identifying you as one of the four body types.

Gathering this information enables the David Lee and Che-ol Kim to effectively diagnose and detect reasons that may have contributed to your health problems. A well-structured treatment plan is then created using one or combination of acupuncture, dietary adjustment, acupressure, and Chinese herbs. In majority cases, acupuncture may be sufficient.

David Lee will place fine, sterile needles at specific acupoints along meridian pathways on your arms and legs. This safe and painless insertion of the needles can promote the body’s own ability to establish homeostasis. Therefore, a recovery takes place.



Acupuncture and Chinese herbs are safe, effective and drug-free therapies that can help address a wide variety of common ailments and problems.



To help answer many of your questions, you can click on the icon below for  Dr. Lee’s Patient Guide. It discusses the common ailments effectively treated with Oriental Medicine.


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