Acupuncture is a form of Eastern medicine that was developed millennia ago in China. The practice involves inserting very thin needles into the skin along specific points to alleviate pain and treat a myriad of health conditions.

We spoke with Dr. Irina Logman L.Ac., MSTOM-certified acupuncturist and owner of Advanced Holistic Center in NYC to find out how acupuncture actually works. Logman was joined by two of her patients who speak about how receiving regular acupuncture treatments has impacted their lives.