Acupuncture may stimulate the release of endorphins through the insertion of thin needles at specific anatomical points (acupuncture points). Acupuncturists may also use other stimulation techniques such as acupressure to control pain.
WorkSafeNB may cover costs of acupuncture treatments for eligible injured workers when appropriate.
Canadian Contemporary Acupuncture Association
Acupuncture Overview, Mayo Clinic
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health