Chinese Medicine consists of a variety of techniques of which acupuncture is the best known. In the oldest Classical text, The Inner Treatise of the Yellow Emperor (written around 500 BCE), the author insists that dietary recommendations and exercises be recommended before resorting to acupuncture. Accordingly, I also inquire about food since, other than sleep, it is the most essential, health related choice we make from day to day.
The other techniques described below can be used in combination or as stand-alone treatments. In fact, moxibustion predates acupuncture!