2) Matt Damon – A few years back, after Matt was spotted with ear needles, his rep admitted that, “Matt had a terrible spasm in his neck/back and he had to have acupuncture, those are acupuncture needles in his ear.”
3) Kim Kardashian – now mother to a beautiful child, and with a husband to be, Kanye West, she’s also getting acupuncture treatments and posted this picture of herself with needles to instagram.
4) Celine Dion – Used acupuncture during her sixth IVF cycle and finally conceived.
5) Robert Downey Jr. – Not only does he get acupuncture but he even won an award in 2012 for his support of Chinese Medicine.
6) Penelope Cruz – In 2013, the actress was stunning at the premiere of her movie “Venuto Al Mondo”in Madrid. Along with her jewels she wore gold acupuncture beads in her ear.
7) Sandra Bullock – In 2002, Sandra Bullock told the BBC that acupuncture is a required perk for her to have on set.
8) Mariah Carey – Used acupuncture during fertility treatments. Carey said the regular treatment helped her battle stress, and she’s sure it helped her to get pregnant as well.
9) Natalie Portman – In 2011, the actress told Marie Claire magazine that she used acupuncture to cut down on stress while she was pregnant.
10) Stephen Collins – This actor strongly endorses acupuncture and tweets about his love of receiving treatment. A couple of his tweets are below (his grammar, not mine).
3/31/11 “About to have #acupuncture, which I LOVE.”
4/7/11 “Just finished meditating. about to have #acupuncture, which I love.”
Jennifer Dubowsky, LAc, is a licensed acupuncturist with a practice in downtown Chicago, Illinois, since 2002. Dubowsky earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from University of Illinois in Chicago and her Master of Science degree in Oriental Medicine from Southwest Acupuncture College in Boulder, Colorado. During her studies, she completed an internship at the Sino-Japanese Friendship Hospital in Beijing, China. Dubowsky has researched and written articles on Chinese medicine and has given talks on the topic. She maintains a popular blog about health and Chinese medicine at Acupuncture Blog Chicago. Adventures in Chinese Medicine is her first book. You can find her at www.tcm007.com.