Acupuncture quite simply is about finding balance. The narrative that is used can be informed by Classical language and training. Concepts like Qi and Meridians are often introduced to explain what happens when points and protocols are selected to heal the patient.
In clinical reality, the cascade of events that occur with needle insertion are complex and profoundly impact us. But paradoxically the simplicity of acupuncture treatment cut’s through the cleverness of words and explanation.