Acupuncture has become increasingly popular in Germany for the treatment of various ailments. Acupuncture is a form of chinese medicine which more and more doctors are using to treat patients .
Health insurance companies have now also recognised it as a legitimate form of pain treatment and therefore these costs are now covered by the medical insurance. Before only naturopaths and physiotherapists and used acupuncture as a treatment for there patients, but the school medicine has had considerable success with this form of treatment.
Acupuncture needles come in different forms of metal mainly stainless steel and copper. In the past therapists and doctors used needles that needed to be sterilised after use, but ever since the arrival of disposable needles these have become almost extint, disposables have become very popular and fewer and fewer other needles are in use. The advantages of such needles are obvious since it reduces the risk of infection from dirty needles and of course the trouble of sterilising the older forms of needles. One of the companies specializes in the production of different forms of needles for humans and animals is the Wandrey Med a Berlin based company.