FAQs About Chinese Acupuncture

Is Acupuncture safe?

Yes, only sterile, disposable needles are used. Every licensed acupuncturist has passed the National Clean Needle Techniques Examinations.

Does it hurt?

Discomfort is mild or nonexistent. Most people only feel the initial pinch.

What are the side effects of acupuncture?

If acupuncture is provided by a well-trained acupuncturist, the most common side effect is an occasional bruise.

How often do people should have acupuncture?

Twice a week for 5 weeks is better than once a week for 10 weeks for acute conditions. For chronic conditions, twice a week for 5 weeks, then once a week for another 10 weeks is recommended.