FAQ

  • Q?  Does Acupuncture Hurt?
  • A.  Unlike the needles for regular injections, Acupuncture needles, are ultra-fine and flexible, thereby permitting a nearly painless insertion, 99% of patients are usually very surprised to find that they are actually quite painlesss. Acupuncturists attain a high level of skill in gently placing these tiny needles, and often the insertion is barely perceptible. You may feel a vague numbness, heaviness or slight tingling. After treatment some people are energized, while others feel very relaxed.If you find that you are a patient who is truly afraid of needles, don’t worry. We have many other methods to use in acupuncture treatment, like cupping or acupressure.  We may also recommend that you take herbal products. So, your treatment can be needle-free.

 

Q? What can I expect for my first session?

  • A.  For your first session you are required to fill out a detailed questionnaire which will help determine your current health status. After this a  diagnosis Is performed which includes asking more questions, pulse and tongue inspection. Then you just relax and lie down on the bed while acupuncture is performed. Following treatment you are advised on lifestyle guidelines such as exercises, foods to eat and avoid and how to take herbal medicine (if prescribed)