Acupuncture is often used for its ability to treat pain. Currently, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) only recommends considering acupuncture as a treatment option for chronic lower back pain, chronic tension-type headaches and migraines. NICE makes these recommendations on the basis of scientific evidence. http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/Acupuncture/Pages/Introduction.aspx
Some examples of the symptoms that patients can present with are fatigue, headaches, pelvic girdle pain and carpel tunnel syndrome.