Acupuncture has its roots in Traditional Chinese Medicine. The goal is to restore health and well-being using a therapeutic technique framework. Acupuncture’s techniques is the insertion of needles into mapped “acupuncture points” on the body by trained Acupuncture practitioners. Today’s needles are made of stainless steel and the diameter from approximately .01″ to .02″) From state to state in the United States Medical law regarding acupuncture ranges widely . the west California and notably, Hawaii most particularly have the very comprehensive laws and regulations regarding acupuncture.