In an official report,Acupuncture: Review and
Analysis of Reports on Controlled Clinical Trials, The World Health
Organization states that hundreds of different diseases, syndromes, pathologies
and traumas are proven to be effectively treated by acupuncture.
The ancient Chinese physicians believed strongly
that "a superior healer is one who treats a disease before it shows
symptoms, while an inferior one treats a disease only after it has manifested
pain or discomfort," (Inner Classic of the Yellow Emperor, 100 B.