Acupuncture research demonstrates that acupuncture is effective in treating many conditions. A wide range of evidence substantiates its effectiveness. One of the most notable areas of research is in pain management. Acupuncture has proven effective across a wide range of pain problems such as migraines, arthritis, sciatica and back pain, to name a few. Acupuncture has also been shown to be effective in a large variety of health issues. These include boosting the immune system, improving sleep, easing the symptoms of menopause, enhancing in vitro fertilization efforts, easing withdrawal from addictive substances… There are many, many more benefits of acupuncture not mentioned here and you should consult with a practitioner for more information.
Here, the results of some research studies are included in one image from Prevention Magazine: