acupressureAcupuncture is a great form of non-drug healthcare, involving the stimulation of described points on the body to aid with many health conditions, and for the relief of pain.  The Eastern notion is that acupuncture points are like gates or dams to be opened or closed to balance the body’s energy and restore health.  Western ideas are that acupuncture helps the body to release its own natural painkillers, the endorphins.  Acupuncture is a principle – Horary cyclenot a technique, meaning that these points can be stimulated with finger pressure, small amounts of electrical current, laser like devices, or sterilized and disposable acupuncture wires or needles.  Patients are always able to chose the form of stimulation with which they are most comfortable.  It is a perfect companion for chiropractic care, and Dr. Bicanich has been using acupuncture in his practice since 1985.